It’s Fall Motherfuckers: Pork Tenderloin with Brussels & Apples & Sage & Bacon! Ingredients: 1-1.5 lbs Pork tenderloin 3 apples (Gala are delicious) 1 lb Brussels (1 bag if acquired from Trader Joes) 10 leaves Sage 4 strips thick bacon olive oil salt pepper Directions Preheat the oven 450F Line a half-sheet pan with aluminum … More It’s Fall Motherfuckers: Pork Tenderloin with Brussels & Apples & Sage & Bacon!
For my 100 day project this year, I chose to create #100DaysofFluidArt. In order to make this practical for my time (less than 30 minutes a day) and budget (I did not want to spend $400-$500 to make these paintings using cradled wood panels) I chose to use 6″x 6″ glazed ceramic tiles from the … More Using glazed ceramic as a substrate
I picked up our wine club shipment Wednesday & they included sangria recipes. Our shipment from Kalyra includes a bottle of red, a bottle of white, and a bottle of dessert wine. Neither of us typically drinks red wine unless it’s turned into sangria (or we’re at a tasting), so we thought it was a … More Spicy Sangria
I sketched every morning in a notebook a small circular drawing, a mandala, which seemed to correspond to my inner situation at the time. With the help of these drawings I could observe my psychic transformations from day to day…My mandalas were cryptograms…in which I saw the self—that is, my whole being—actively at work. Jung, … More 365 Days of Mandalas + a Bonus Leap Year Mandala
I have been creating mandalas (sacred circle art) every day for the past year. Over time I felt the need for my artwork to extend beyond the circle. This started with creating ink backgrounds for my mandalas and eventually led me to take a number of online art classes. … More Experimenting with Pouring Medium
This year will be full of changes for me: I quietly started an art business earlier this year… I am graduating from my second graduate degree program (I’ll have a Counseling Psychology M.A. in addition to the Neurobiology Ph.D. I earned almost 8 years ago) I am leaving my clinical practicum site & starting clinical … More A Year of Changes
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,500 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it would take about 42 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the … More 2015 in review
Hi y’all! While I’m going to keep my personal blog here, I now have a business site for my mandalas. You can find my new site at http://www.brilliantaquastudios.com. Along with a friend and colleague from school, Shannon Hoppenstedt, I’ve created a Chakra Mandala Workshop. I’ve attached a flyer below. Head over to my new site … More New Site!!!
This is Part Four in my four part series about my vacation this August. You can see the other posts here: Part One: Great Barrier Reef Part Two: Port Douglas Part Three: Stranded in Palm Cove The Mandala Magic retreat in Ubud was the whole reason that I booked my vacation. I started drawing mandalas … More Vacation Part Four: Mandala Magic Retreat in Ubud
This is Part Three in my four part series about my vacation this August. You can see the other posts here: Part One: Great Barrier Reef Part Two: Port Douglas Part Four: Mandala Magic Retreat in Ubud I was supposed to fly to Bali the day after my rest day in Port Douglas. Unfortunately, … More Vacation Part Three: Stranded in Palm Cove