It has been quite a journey this year, starting my new @ThePlumGrove art endeavor and each month finding a little time to make something new. I'm so happy to be finally reaching the stage where I've made enough things that I am ready to bundle up my very first set of artwork for Jewish holidays… Continue reading Jewish Holiday Postcard Bundles are here!
I'm thrilled to have recently printed my 5th and 6th postcards of the year in my Patreon Postcard series project. With that 6th card I'm now half way through the year's production goal of 12 cards! My May Mother's Day themed postcard is now available on Etsy, as is the June Father's Day postcard. It's… Continue reading May and Mother’s Day!
This has been a whirlwind month of wanting to get engaged. Writing emails to elected officials is better than nothing, but direct phone calls and snail-mail packs a stronger punch, so I felt motivated to create a series of #ActivistPostcards. American Flag Postcard The first one I made is an original watercolor design, obviously modeled… Continue reading My #ActivistPostcards are here!
I'm ready for action! Let's get this art adventure started. First, thoughts on picking a name. Escapades in Naming Naming, Step One: Finding a niche and brainstorming concepts: What defines the idea/product/business? What's the unique value proposition in terms of how people relate to other things already well known? I brainstormed - gardening, urban horticulture, city farmer,… Continue reading Naming – #ThePlumGrove
After 11 years working at a nonprofit I care about deeply, from starting fresh out of college in 2005, through more than a decade of projects, training, personal growth, and professional achievement, the time has come for me to leave that which is deeply familiar to me, and move on to new endeavors - focusing… Continue reading A Time for New Beginnings
I am very fortunate to have been able to study watercolor painting in college. It was an incredibly special and impactful time, spending a full month immersed in an intensive painting program, with guidance from an expert teacher, seeing amazing and inspiring beauty all around. Plus... all the lemon gelato I could eat. 🙂 This particular… Continue reading Throwback to Italy Watercolors