Ripple Effect

One afternoon a couple of years ago, I was hanging out in a brewery during an art event working on a piece when I notice a young boy, around seven or eight, hanging off to the side watching me work. I invited him to come closer to observe and he asked a few questions about…

40 Days of Inspiriation: Origins

I can’t really start an extensive journey into inspiration without first going into the very first person to ever inspire me, and the event that precipitated everything. I lost my biological mother at a very young age; she was only 27 when she died, I was five. My mother struggled her entire life with bipolar…

New Art: Quilled Wolf

Quilled Wolf, 18×24 Quilled Paper and Acrylics on Canvas I started this piece back in October of 2018. When I set out to create this wolf, I never thought it would take on such a long endeavor. From the moment my brush touched the canvas, it quickly became apparent that this piece was going to…

Gratitude

Next week we will be celebrating Thanksgiving, the time when people everywhere pause and take a moment to express gratitude for the people and things in their life all the while stuffing themselves full of turkey, mashed potatoes and all the trimmings. A part of me feels like writing a post about gratitude around this…

Gone Dark

There might be some of you out there wondering, where did Sabrina go? Why isn’t she sharing as many photographs of art that she’s creating? Or promoting the latest Paint and Sip event. Where’s the art? Bring back the art! I’ll tell you… because NaNoWriMo is coming! Friends and family who know me really well,…

Lessons Learned

Last week, a commission I had been working on fell through. The client and I had been going back and forth for quite a while, and when it came to showing them the completed work, they were still not happy. Rather than continue going back and forth we decided to bring the project to an…

A Much Needed Break

Happy Monday Art Fans! I’m back in the studio today after a much needed week off. My husband and I spend a few days out in Seattle touring breweries and enjoying the Great Pumpkin Beer Festival. I love going out to the Pacific Northwest, it’s where I spent much of my early years and it’s…