Art Show Collaboration… with a 10 year old

In October of 2013, I participated in an art exhibit titled "Relationships and Collaborations" held at Viewpoints Gallery Maui. Invited artists were … [Read more...]

9 Stages of a Shield Volcano

This is a 4th / 5th grade lesson plan I designed to teach students how to identify the 9 stages of a shield volcano and to give them a dynamic mixed … [Read more...]

Mixed Media Portrait for Grade 5

As a teaching artist for the state of Hawaii, I create arts integrated unit plans for elementary and middle school students. In designing lessons for … [Read more...]

Threshold

I'm intrigued by unusual doorways and windows, and like to explore them in my work. Sometimes I'm inspired by doorways I've seen; sometimes they … [Read more...]

How to Organize Images for Collage

Why I store my collage images in Ziploc bags... Over the years I have collected an enormous trove of images that I use in my personal art and … [Read more...]

Finding Images for Collage – Part 1

I use a lot of collage in my work, primarily in mixed media pieces, visual journal pages, and in my SoulCollage® cards. Before you start … [Read more...]