THATARTGIRL Musings

Jellyfish and Me

Jellyfish and Me
I'm really into jellyfish lately.  When I find myself fascinated with an object or animal, I usually follow the muse to see where it leads me.  S...

Takin' Care of Business in a Flash.....

Takin' Care of Business in a Flash.....
In our house, we seem to have developed a preoccupation with Elvis.  You know, the King of rock and roll?  It all started when my son, who is now ...

LOVE QUADS

LOVE QUADS
We’ve all seen various designs on the word LOVE.  The word alone immediately calls to mind Robert Indiana’s famous statue.  Even though it’s been d...

Imperative Identity

Imperative Identity
I knew that there was an imperative need to create an identity for That Art Girl and I couldn’t quite put my finger on it.  I couldn’t figure out ...

Identity

Identity
The happy-bi-product that emerges in this process is a more complete sense of self and a clear understanding of identity.  I guess this has been ...

Heart in Flight

Heart in Flight
There are lots of stuck creatives out there.  Like I always say, if more people did what they love, this world would be a much happier place.  Bu...

ACCEPTED

I applied to the University of Michigan simply because my boyfriend encouraged me to. I didn’t participate in any long conversations with my parent...

RECRUITMENT

RECRUITMENT
For the past few years, my sorority sisters and I have tossed around the idea of helping out during Rush.  (Forgive me if my vernacular sounds da...

FRIENDLY FOREST

FRIENDLY FOREST
The night the idea for THATARTGIRL panels was born, I was with the group of amazing women pictured here. Our friend Kamela had just opened a new o...

IS THIS FOR ME?

IS THIS FOR ME?
Yesterday I wrote about offering assistance to those who feel like they want to paint but have trouble doing so.  I see these panels as a BOOST, ...

IS IT A KIT? A CRAFT?

IS IT A KIT?  A CRAFT?
Well, yes.  And yes.  And at the same time, it's more. I’ve taken it upon myself to learn how to launch an on-line presence: how to take your ne...

EVERYDAY CREATIVITY

EVERYDAY CREATIVITY
When your friend of 30 years becomes a professional coach, you can reap the benefit of self-help exercises for free.  It seems to be an annual tra...