in the studio

How the healing came into being

How the healing came into being

I started this painting right before my bilateral mastectomy. I thought that while creating and painting I could mourn my loss but also heal and be thankful for the lifesaving...

How the healing came into being

I started this painting right before my bilateral mastectomy. I thought that while creating and painting I could mourn my loss but also heal and be thankful for the lifesaving...

My personal cancer marathon

For those of that are following my cancer journey.... I'm kicking ass!  This month I had a total mastectomy with no reconstruction. I'm healing well and getting use to my...

My personal cancer marathon

For those of that are following my cancer journey.... I'm kicking ass!  This month I had a total mastectomy with no reconstruction. I'm healing well and getting use to my...

What does chemotherapy feels like?

What does chemotherapy feels like?

Today marks the halfway of my chemotherapy! YAY! What does chemo feel like, I get that question a lot. It’s different for everyone. For me it feels like having the...

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What does chemotherapy feels like?

Today marks the halfway of my chemotherapy! YAY! What does chemo feel like, I get that question a lot. It’s different for everyone. For me it feels like having the...

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Blink of an eye

This part of my blog in very personal. My hope is that in sharing my journey that I will hopefully inspire someone else that is going through this difficult time...

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Blink of an eye

This part of my blog in very personal. My hope is that in sharing my journey that I will hopefully inspire someone else that is going through this difficult time...

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the making of paper cranes

Every painting begins with research and a spot of tea. This one was no exception. Who knew it would be a challenge to draw these paper origami cranes? Might be...

the making of paper cranes

Every painting begins with research and a spot of tea. This one was no exception. Who knew it would be a challenge to draw these paper origami cranes? Might be...

The making of the Button Boxes cover

Buttons have always been a part of my life. My gran was a huge collector and connoisseur of buttons. She had jars and jars, sorted by color on a shelf. Special...

The making of the Button Boxes cover

Buttons have always been a part of my life. My gran was a huge collector and connoisseur of buttons. She had jars and jars, sorted by color on a shelf. Special...