Facilitating Creativity

A lot has happened in the past month, so much I haven’t had time to keep up with writing about it all! I taught two faculty paint nights as team building workshops! Both went extremely well and everyone left feeling like an artist! First we painted a lighthouse, because Ridgely is a Baltimore County Lighthouse School,…

The Stone Mill Open House Event

Today Element and I attended The Stone Mill’s open house summer event. It was a perfect day to be outside meeting local artisans and vendors! I also put up a little display for our painting party events. As soon as we got there Element had to explore, so we went on a little scavenger hunt…

Dream Catchers

Dream catchers are sacred circles. Being that I am Ojibwa, also known as Chippewa, dreamcatchers have always been a party of my life.  Growing up, there were dream catchers hanging on every wall, in every window, and in the car. We even had dream catcher earrings and christmas tree ornaments. I remember growing up making…

DragonFly Lotus Warriors

The group of ladies who painted the dragonfly lotus flower painting, were true creative warriors. This painting was on the more advanced side, and these ladies took on the challenge open and ready to take it on.  There were many steps to this painting… first the moon, then the sky, water, lily pads, dragonfly, and…