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Let’s get right to it – you know that if you’re a watercolor artist with a dream of creating art for a living, then I’m going to encourage you to follow that dream! I’m always here pumping out weekly tips, guides, checklists and more to help you go from part-time hobbyist to full-fledged creative business […]

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The Seasonal Etsy Shop Refresh First impressions are everything, right?! If it’s been a while since you checked in on your shop’s initial appearance, don’t worry. It’s common to feel like you’re so busy working *in* your business, that there’s not much time to work *on* it!  I know how important it is to save […]

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For those of you who have been here since last year, I really appreciate your support! It’s that time of the year for some much-needed reflection and introspection to set the right tone for the new year! I’ve been busy coming up with my goals for 2020, and I wanted to share the biggest ones […]

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My Top 10 Tips for Self-Taught Artists: How to Grow and Succeed We live in a world full of rich virtual education opportunities, a traditional art school experience isn’t the only way. For those fortunate enough to have known their path, have it validated as children, or have the time and resources to go through […]

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“Way-back-when”, before I ever set up my very own site, I started this little art and design business of mine as a hobby through Etsy. As my business grew, processes were polished, and client artwork was created, I really fine-tuned my process so that my customer service was top-notch and completely thorough. As of writing, […]

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I’ve been so fortunate this year to be able to paint at different events at Merrimon-Wynne! I’ve adored the picture perfect southern venue for years, from the spacious porch to the charming architectural details. So when the Merrimon-Wynne team got in touch to ask if I would do a surprise live event painting for the […]

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free workshop:
digitizing watercolor artwork!

Join me for a free online workshop Thursday, September 19, where I'll personally walk you through each step in the digitizing process and answer questions!

During this free, 1-hour online workshop, we'll take a completed watercolor painting, scan it, clean it up in Photoshop (it's a lot simpler than it sounds!) and look at how to save your file for quality printing and future use!