Up and Coming offering to enrich                             your daily creative practice




COME TO THE FIRE 2020 is a VISION QUEST to awaken the lost, forgotten and rejected parts of ourselves. We will reawaken our connection to our ourselves and our ancient ways of knowing. We will deepen our connections to natures cycles, the elements, our ancestors, and our Mother Earth. We will honor our inner Buddha and the Divine feminine in each of us. As we travel this yearlong journey together, we will strengthen our creative practice and create a body of work by painting five paintings as part of our Vision Quest.

This journey is not for the faint of heart and I will not promise you safety. We may be traveling through some treacherous terrain and going to unknown places…self discovery and healing can be like that. Your presence and commitment to the quest is required. There can be no less than all in. Take my hand and I will guide you every step of the way. Your place in the circle around the fire is waiting for you to take your seat.

Join me for a year-long online journey of self discovery using art, inquiry and the support of an amazing creative community as our tools.  We will create personal art journals called Cosmic Smashbooks™  that will serve as powerful containers of excavation, healing and transformation.  

Using the Intentional Creativity™ process, we will enter into a weekly inquiry designed to open and strengthen the pathways to your heart and soul, and providing access to your own inner wisdom.  This process brings awareness to the old inherited stories running your life, your disempowering thoughts and beliefs,  and your default settings.  This new awareness allows you to rewrite those stories, release what is no longer true for you and bring healing where it is needed.

This year long journey will awaken you to a different way of seeing and moving through the world, lead you to a more compassionate relationship with yourself, and bring deeper alignment with Mother Nature and your sacred untamed self.   All you have to do is show up and you don’t need to have any art experience to participate.  You will be guided every step of the way!


  • An intimate supportive learning environment

  • A gorgeous personalized magical art journal (aka Cosmic Smashbook) or two

  • Weekly inquiries and creative prompts for your art journal delivered to your inbox.  These inquiries are designed to take you deep into self excavation and creative exploration.

  • You’ll learn the metacognitive drawing process to access your inner knowing

  • Exploration lessons where we will learn new mixed media techniques (prayer bowls, intention candles, etc). 

  • Monthly rituals that will connect us more deeply to the cycles of nature and ourselves.

  • Monthly painting instruction that will result in five paintings at the end of the journey-Sacred Grove, Honoring the Ancestors, Woman of Willendorf, the Buddha and Earth Mother.

  • Monthly ZOOM calls so we can connect and have meaningful conversation no matter where you are in the world.

  • Guest Intentional Creativity™ teachers who will drop by throughout the year with their amazing offerings.

  • A private supportive Facebook community for sharing your “Aha” moments, brilliant journal pages and your paintings.  Your participation level there is totally up to you.  You can witness and be witnessed as much or as little as you want.