Mental Health

What is BPD?

  I think I am going to do several posts on this disorder so please feel free to pin this article or my website to get further information. It is a complicated and highly stigmized of all the mental disorders. This article will focus on the causes and symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder.  Let me start by… Continue reading What is BPD?

Mental Health

Borderline Personality Disorder Part 2

In my previous blog about Borderline Personality Disorder I went into detail about the causes and symptoms you can look for in yourself or someone you know. Borderline personality disorder (BPD) involves emotional instability, interpersonal difficulties and impulsive, often self-destructive, behaviors. People with BPD experience intense emotions and often distrust themselves and others, making relationships… Continue reading Borderline Personality Disorder Part 2

Just thinking

Mixing greens: a preview

The Sketchbook

When I first learned watercolour painting many moons ago, there was no green paint on my palette. I mixed every green from some combination of blue and yellow. I now use some green pigments when I paint, but I feel a pang of guilt when I use them, as if it’s cheating somehow. Silly stuff, really.

I still love mixing many greens in a single sketch, and it was fun to choose this sketch of Vancouver’s Stanley Park for a spread in my book “The Urban Sketching Handbook: Working with Color”. As I replicated the various greens in the sketch, I realized just how many variations on a theme I had used, and I could probably create even more with what I have on my palette these days.

For me the thought process always starts with a blue. If I want to make a light or a soft green…

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PUPPY PAWS · Uncategorized

New Puppy? 8 Must haves..

// New Puppy? 8 Must Haves Written by Beth Jones This page contains affiliate links meaning I earn a commission if you use those links. I only recommend brands I use and trust. I have a new puppy myself. Let me introduce you to Max, my German Shepherd. He is 3 months old today. Finding… Continue reading New Puppy? 8 Must haves..


Watercolor Painting

  ">Watercolor   Watercolor Wonderland Watercolor painting has been my vice for emotion releaseas well as my creative outlet. I would like to share some of my work and the tools I have used and my opinion of those items. First because I was getting back into watercolor after many years of raising my children… Continue reading Watercolor Painting

Just thinking · Random thoughts

Mother Nature is Bi Polar…

Dear Friends, Indiana is the most bi polar state I have ever lived in. If you don't like the weather just wait 5 minutes cause it will change. It  is now 1 pm in the afternoon. It has already rained, sleeted, and snowed. I am not a fan of cold weather. Ugggh I will be… Continue reading Mother Nature is Bi Polar…