Stretch Your Creative Muscles

Does your creativity need a little exercise?  Are you in a rut?  Do you have Artists’ block?  Do you need a little stimulation?  Would you like to try something really fun?

This morning, while stalking creative blogs, I ran across Leah Piken Kolidas’ blog Creative Every Day, and I was inspired to sign up Continue reading


Inspirations: Tip# 1.5

We are so fortunate!

Yesterday’s featured Creative, Martha Marshall, just sent this additional inspiration tip.  The 3 collage pieces above were created by scanning used mat board squeegees, arranging them digitally, then using the edited images as inspiration.  Another great idea, thanks Martha! (see Martha’s original post here)

Inspirations: Tip #1

"Sugar Mountain Twilight" Jackie Alere, 2010

I don’t know about you, but (almost) every morning I walk into the studio with an idea, or inspiration for what my hands are going to create that day.  Lately, while I wait for Continue reading

Welcome Creatives!

Abstract Encaustic

"Marine Layer at Beach", Jackie Alere 2010

Hi, my name is Jackie and I want to thank you for checking out this blog.  I hope with each post that at least one Creative is inspired to try something new, Continue reading