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One of the perks of being the host of 21 SECRETS is that I receive a premier screening of all the workshops before they ever launch. And I must tell you that there's something electric about our new 21 SECRETS Summer Studio program! I believe it's because the daily lessons are condescend into three short videos totaling no more than 35 minutes top. Each talented teacher crafted a masterpiece that includes an introduction, instruction, and ends...

Last night I finally got my Linocut on. I’ve been itching to do this since freaking November when I started this body of ink sketches. And OhMyGosh — I totally forgot how much I love carving. I woke up this morning and literally squealed before getting out of bed knowing my linocut was waiting for me. You see, when I was in college I did this large body of linocut prints that took me a whole year...

This is my paint sketch from last night. As I created it I kept thinking of mercy and how one word can shift and change everything. How if each "detention center" was instead a "refugee camp". Wouldn't it take up the same amount of tax payers money? Wouldn't it fill the same amount of political space -- there would still be problems to face and systems to fix and laws to examine.  Every material thing on the outside...

Tomorrow is a Strawberry Full Moon and according to Native American legend, this Full Moon represents a time for spiritual cleansing. For me the Strawberry Moon has always been quite powerful. In 2010, under a Strawberry Moon, I quit my full time teaching job to pour my whole self into Dirty Footprints Studio.  ...