2015: A Peek Back and Forward
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
I can't believe a whole year has passed since I made the decision to focus on garden design and illustration on this blog. A fabulous choice that still excites me to write and draw each day. This decision has not only inspired my teaching in the classroom, but I hope it also inspires you to look at garden design in a fresh way.
As I continue to find my purpose in the garden design world, I truly appreciate you joining me in this crazy adventure. It has been such a joy meeting so many of you through emails, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and, most importantly, in person.
Some things I accomplished in 2014:
Participated in an amazing illustration class (Lilla Roger's Make Art that Sells Course). I wasn't sure if I should take this demanding class that seemed eons away from garden design, but it was worth every minute. A great example of how we sometimes need to step away from our profession, then come back to ignite a spark into it.
Attended the Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD) annual conference. I cannot fully express how amazing it is to meet fellow designers and learn from them. The other bonus...visiting many beautiful gardens. Another spark of inspiration.
What do I want to accomplish in 2015?
Continue to write and illustrate garden design posts that inspire and educate. My goal is to make each post a resource for you. My focus is quality, not quantity.
Finish a book proposal that's been brewing in my head all year.
Participate in a new type of online course called Cornerstone. I'm hoping this amazing program will help me organize all the ideas swirling in my head...in order to best communicate them with you.
Find out what you'd like me to share and explore. If you have a moment, would you mind taking this short survey (only four questions), to help me get started on this last goal?
2015 FEEDBACK SURVEY
Best wishes to you in 2015!
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