Etsy- The Setup

So I’m excited to be in the process of opening an online shop. I want to get back out there again. I want to sell on the side again. I have a few commissions lined up which is great. I’m excited to keep pushing! Do you have an Etsy shop? How is it going? Do…

The Process

This is one of the first times I have ever liked the process shots more than shots of the piece at the ending. There was so much I could have done to make the piece better but I do love the sketch. This is my wonderful friend Megan who graciously allowed me to create a…

Lady of The Sea

What originally was a self portrait turned into something a little deeper. I’ve always been a fan of the water and lately I’ve been craving the beach. My husband doesn’t like to go to the beach so it’s not something what we do often. This is a painting done in acrylics on a 12×18 canvas….

Finding my Creativity Again

I love art. I always have. In the last few years though I’ve found myself in a funk. My life after college was basically work, going home and vegging out in front of the TV. Eventually my husband and I had a conversation about how I’ve let go of a lot of the things I…

The New ThatsAweSam!

Hello everyone! It’s been a long time, but I’m happy to be back! There is going to be some changes. The site is going to be more professional looking and more art based. I do graphic design as well as fine art which will be posted and talked about. I will still feature some challenges…

Fearless

There comes a time in our lives where the only option we have is to take control, take risks and follow through. Life is not always predictable and often times we find our sense of stability and control is fleeting. We break down or not function, because after all what are we supposed to do?…

Building Yourself

I oftentimes look over the fact that making a name for yourself takes time. It’s a lot like gardening. When you want something to grow you need to give it time, love, nourishment and make sure it’s in the right environment to grow. Being the person I am I often find myself kind of impatient….

Happy Anniversary To ThatsAweSam!!!!!

Today marks my 1 year of having ThatsAweSam! A big thank you to all of you that have “liked”, followed and supported me the whole time! I will forever appreciate it! Here’s too many more years!

Thanks For 200 Follows!

Ok, ok, I know cheesy post, but thank you messages to you guys is so important. I don’t like using the word “followers”, you guys are readers, fellow bloggers, and well… awesome. Thank you for the views, likes, comments and feedback! To take the time to read my thoughts really makes me happy. I appreciate…