Category Archives: Blog

Congrats on Explore

I started my photography journey on Flickr, back when it was the behemoth of the photo-centered social media scene.View full post »

Learning to Fly

I’ve been to Kolkata, India on 8 separate trips since 2013. It has become a second home for me. Even theView full post »

Week 25 Challenge: Water

I’ve always loved that my name is Brooke. I’ve identified with streams and creeks my whole life, feltView full post »

The Experience of the Artist

Let us open with one of my favorite poems by Mary Oliver, “A Dream of Trees”: There is a thing in me thatView full post »

Week 24 Challenge: Paper

I thought paper would be such a fun challenge because it’s so accessible and easy to make things with! FromView full post »

Stress and Productivity

First, let’s get a show of hands (well you know, virtual hands in the comments) of who considers themselvesView full post »

Week 23 Challenge: Portals

Is there anything more fun than thinking about finding a portal to a new world? If you’ve read Narnia, youView full post »

Being Weird is Gold

In June of 2019 I went to New Zealand. It was winter, but not horrendously cold. Just windy and a little bitView full post »

Week 22 Challenge: Scale

Playing with the size of an object or a person or even a background in a frame can be so much fun. From creatingView full post »

When Will I Be Ready?

Every single day I sit down to write. And every single day I tell myself I am writing. The truth is, I rarelyView full post »

Week 21 Challenge: Nude

Nude is a challenging theme, because it can overdone, done for the wrong reasons, etc. It should be noted thatView full post »

Week 20 Challenge: Smoke & Fire

I thought this would be a super fun challenge! You could use so many things as smoke or fire: baby powder, flour,View full post »

Secondary Trauma

Please forgive me for being emotionally raw in this post. I usually try to reign it in and focus my attention moreView full post »

Week 19 Challenge: Surrealism

Surrealism is defined by releasing the creative potential of the unconscious mind. The idea is broad, and theView full post »

Evolution

Let’s talk about the artist’s evolution. As you continue in your craft – grow, change, repeatView full post »