Unfolding the Paper Airplane

In many regards, my artwork has become my therapy. As a therapist myself (and an artist) I giggle with amusement to think that the countless canvases and the tubes of acrylic have stepped in when no other human could have taken on the role as my confidant. If we are at all lucky in this…

Inspiration

If you were to come visit me anytime in the next several weeks, you’d find me in my paint smock out in my micro studio…brushes in hand, hair pinned up into a falling bun. As I prepare for one of my first big art shows, we’d chat about a new approach I’m taking as an…

Heartwork City Products are HERE!

Looking for a great gift for a friend who just had a baby? Maybe you have an active loved one in your life? Cafe Press has a great selection of items using Heartwork City art! Stop by at the link below….I love the water bottles and baby bibs! Let me know if you’d like to…

The Thing About Dreams Is…

I just officially launched my Heartwork City & Soul Studio this weekend. A fabulous group of creative souls filled the whimsical space…sipping Pinot Grigio and painting “Big Love”–our first project in this new venue. My heart fluttered. I stood there, coaching my students through mixed media magic and thought, “I did this. I DID THIS!”…

The Accidental Artist

How I left ‘Shrink’ behind! This is me. Denise. Born in 1972 in a tiny desert town to an artist mom & rocket scientist dad (no kidding). I suppose you could say my childhood was fairly normal. As a family we traveled, shopped at Costco, burnt the pork chops…regular stuff. When it was time for…

The Moon–Mixed Media Tutorial

THE MOON by Denise Braun (Heartwork City) Welcome to my first ever blog post tutorial! I’m so excited to share with you how I make my textural acrylic backgrounds for my Heartwork City paintings. So today, I’m sharing a step-by-step canvas from start to finish. These techniques can be utilized with other mediums besides acrylic….

Plug In….It’s All About LOVE!

Edit About Intuitive Art Workshops (“Artuition”) and Individual Guidance. Mission Using my own intuitive, clinical & artistic skills, I will help you unlock your greatest potential and unleash the power of your ‘soul plan’. Together, we create a safe & knowing ‘space’ where you will develop skills & tools to be fully in your power….