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People You Love

People You Love

Home to People You Love “It would not be much of a universe if it wasn’t home to the people you love.”  — Stephen Hawkings Wise Words This beautiful art piece is the second installment of our Art with Words series, in which we’re layering the paint

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Creating Yourself

Creating Yourself

Creating Yourself “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” — George Bernard Shaw Wise Words Weaving the wisdom of others through our artwork is just part of what we do. Sometimes, the words come from within. Or from each other. It’s in those moments

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Waylaid by Beauty

Waylaid by Beauty

Waylaid by Beauty When doing the weekly artwork for this week’s The Back Story (our mostly weekly artsy newsletter), I never know where it’s going to start. Will a quotation spark me in the right creative direction? Or, maybe a piece of artwork in a gallery I

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Look into the Abyss

Look into the Abyss

Look into the Abyss We look into the abyss and say “come out, come out from wherever you are”… And there you have it in a nutshell: what most inspires each of us: looking into the abyss. Sitting with ourselves and allowing the outside world to recede;

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The Back Story

The Back Story

The Story Behind The Back Story OK. Here is some “serious” Back Story—the beginning of our HerStories. We were introduced to each other by Merilyn Moss, who had a calligraphy studio on Grove Street in Berkeley, California. Just down the street from David Goines’ press. It was

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Gardens, Houses & Marketing

Gardens, Houses & Marketing

Gardens, Houses & Social Marketing Another encouragement for you to count on these DreamHouses to grace your everyday life with their beauty and charm. We want you to use them to clarify a dream, or intention, or your heart’s desire. Just slip a paper with your dream

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DreamHouses in the Making

DreamHouses in the Making

This is a Dream House No, it’s not a beautiful home on the beach. Nor is it a cabin tucked deep in the woods. It’s not that kind of dream house. Rather, it’s an artfully-crafted paper house that catches wishes, hopes, and dreams written on little slips

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Energ . . . y . . . ize

Energ . . . y . . . ize

Energy Ebb and Flow Do you ever watch your energy ebb and flow? We do. And this week we rediscovered something about how energy works for us: we share it. A conversation revealed an interesting “condition” that exists between us (that may need rediscovery and reminding from time

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Heavy Items

Heavy Items

Weighed Down by Heavy Items We are all familiar with those Heavy Items on our to-do” lists. They sit there for weeks, months, and maybe years. YEARS! Blogging is Heavy “Learn how to write a blog post” is one of those “Heavy Items” on my never-ending to-do

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Do Not Fear Mistakes, Creatively Speaking

Do Not Fear Mistakes, Creatively Speaking

Creatively Speaking “Do not fear mistakes. There are none.” Says Miles Davis. Creatively speaking, it’s an interesting concept. He also says, “Sometimes you gotta play a long time to play like yourself.” These two quotes fit together, perfectly. Creatively speaking. And that is mostly what we speak here.

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Welcome to Two Imagine Studios!

Welcome to Two Imagine Studios!

Welcome to Two Imagine Studios! Together again after all this time, making art and sharing it with you in simple, everyday ways. That’s what we do at Two Imagine Studios. It Takes Two Once upon a time Meredith Mustard and Judy Tollefson had a business together in

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