Collage Tip #16: The Call of the Vision Board

Michelle Casey, "Aurora's Dream: Part II: Song Bird", Artist Trading Card, Collage/Mixed Media, 2.5 inches x 3.5 inches, 2013


My Staycation

"Home Sweet Home", Collage, 7 x 10 inches, March 25, 2012

Did you know it’s been three years and I’ve barely taken a break from running my art business! Time’s taken its toll; so I decided to get some much needed R&R this month.

Well, it was seven glorious days off, sleeping in, pampering […]

Imagine: Making Your Dreams Real

"Imagine", Mixed Media/Collage Journal Page, June 19, 2011

Recently, many of you have received my holiday card, “Imagine”. So, I thought it might be nice to give you a little background on the piece.

As an artist, the question: “what if” propels my imagination when I’m collaging or making just about any form of […]

Student Spotlight: Wendy Southin’s Vision Board Dilemma

Wendy Southin, Vision Board, November 2010, 16 x 20 inches

Wendy Southin and I have been members of the same Artist Trading Card (ATC) group for a couple of years now. The first time I laid eyes on one of her cards, I was struck by the great care and thought she put into […]

Right-Brainers in Business Video Summit: Inspiring As Always!

"My Traits", Mixed Media Journal Page, January 1 2010.

Those of you who’ve been following my blog lately, know what a big fan of Art Coach Jennifer (Jenn) Lee’s I am. Her Right-Brain Business Plan (RBBP) teleconference course a couple of years ago, helped me develop my visual business plan for Collage Your World. […]

Beating the Winter Blues with Publications News

Here are a couple of exciting Collage Your World developments I’m happy to share with you. I’m proud to officially announce that two of my pieces have been recently published…

Detail, Mixed Media/Collage, Postcard, November 2010

Nick Bantock Postcard Challenge Update:

In February, the Nick Bantock postcard challenge I participated in […]

New Year’s Resolutions of a Collage Artist

"Fearless", Mixed Media Collage, December 2010

For decades, the start of a new year never signalled much for me. Each one held surprises: good and bad. But when I turned 39, the New Year took on great significance. At the mid point of my life, I decided to make a conscious effort to ensure […]

Collaging Your Dreams: Vision Board Workshop & Student Spotlight

Kevin (and his vision board) & Michelle along the Ottawa River, August 2010

After months of advertising my collage workshops I was on cloud nine when finally gave my first Vision Board Workshop in late June. Inspired by the creation of my own visual business plan, it seemed fitting that the first […]