Thanks for stopping by! If you are here because you went to the E-Factory's "Business of Art" Q&A, welcome. One of the biggest factors for me gaining confidence as a creative was reading Austin Kleon's book Show Your Work! This tiny but powerful book is the best cheerleader you can ask for. Austin Kleon is … Continue reading Show Your Work
If you can make it, swing by the E-Factory on Wednesday, March 14th, at 4pm for "The Business of Art." I will be on a panel of working artists, talking about the a-ha moments and insights of turning your daily passion into a 'business." Here's a link to the event: The Business of Art Tickets … Continue reading The Business of Art at The E-Factory
My studio is overflowing with giant pieces of paper that need good homes! The following are each $35, shipping included. Comment or message me ( n dot chilton at gmail dot com) to purchase. More to come!
I'm a bit behind sharing the female artists that I deeply admire. It was a fun project, and transcends into March, seeing as it's womyn HERstory month. Oh yeah, I went there. So without further ado... Feb. 22: Billie Holiday It's only been recently that I've learned to truly appreciate Holiday's music. My poor brain … Continue reading Women Crushin’…week 4
Each month this year I will pick a topic of gratitude and get specific. In February, it was women artists that I adore. Women who have made an impact in the arts, who have a story to tell against all odds, and put out breathtaking work of all media. Who are some of your favorites? … Continue reading Women Artists I Adore: Week 3
Continuing my series in February, this post highlights seven women artists who have really made an impact in my life, one way or another. I hope they bring you the same level of inspiration! You can follow my Pinterest Board about them HERE. Or click on any link below to learn more. Feb. 8th: Maya … Continue reading Women Artist Crushes: Week 2
"I Had a Dream I Once Was a Flower." 30"x40" acrylic & mixed media on canvas. SOLD What originally started out as a Kabloom piece slowly transformed into a dreaming mermaid. She was a lot of fun to create, and a big challenge. Working on this piece made me realize how much I need my … Continue reading I Had A Dream I Once Was a Flower
Each month this year, I am getting specific with my gratitude. It's harder than I thought! In January, I focused on hygge-based gratitude. Things that made me cozy and happy, and wouldn't you know it, each of the 31 items were pure luxuries that I hadn't really considered luxuries (warm socks, dinner by candlelight...because we … Continue reading February Gratitude: Artists I Adore, Week 1
It might seem intuitive to many, setting goals and achieving them. Make a list, check the task off, and you're done, right?
Every morning in January I wrote down a dream fragment. It makes no sense without context (and even if it had context, it's a dream, so probably very little sense could be made...). These fragments become poetic and visual, and inspiration for future projects. I'm inviting you to take a peek into this hidden world … Continue reading Dream a little dream…