ordinary LIfe


THANK YOU FOR TAKING THE TIME TO RESPOND. AN AMAZING NUMBER OF YOU OFFERED YOUR FEEDBACK THIS YEAR AND I AM SO GRATEFUL! Here are the numbers: 46% of you are from Instagram 8% of you have been following from the beginning! The word CALM was used to describe AD more than any other 70% […]

2022 SURVEY | The results are in!

Here we go! It’s my 2nd year launching a mastermind for creatives and my 3rd year running a mastermind! And my 16th year being an educator to students in the arts. I am thrilled to offer this space where we can grow together in accountability, friendship, clarity, and direction. If I have heard one thing […]

WONDER | The Atwater Designs Mastermind

Favorite Blog Posts

Essays: Curiosity & Priorities, Part 01

How to: Framing 101 Resources & Tips

In the Garden: Before & After

How to: Framing 201: The Float Frame

Essays: Curiosity & Priorities Part 02

Essays: finding light in the darkness of winter

Daily Inspiration

Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. 

John Muir

It is a serious thing just to be alive on this fresh morning in this broken world.

Mary Oliver

lately at atwater studios

Listen to my studio Spotify playlist

Looking for free resources? I've got you covered right over here.

What's inspiring me lately: Open meadows. Wise old trees. Rivers and lakes. Springtime flowers. The sound of the ocean. Undiscovered paths.

On my bookshelf

Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert, Art + Fear by David Bayles. (View my full studio library here!)

I'm so glad you're here. Thank you for joining me on my journey to explore this beautiful world with wonder, inspiration, and awe.

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