Create, Play, Imagine

I started this in February and felt stuck for a really long time. Mostly because I didn’t like her face and I detest working so small. Fine details are not my thing. In any case, I decided to call her done a few months ago. Here are my first mermaid and her little seal companion.

Mermaid & Seal - watermark

The reason I decided to create this piece is because I had had seals on my mind for a while (they kept appearing in meditation and during Reiki) and I kept feeling this nudge to paint one.

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Challenge: Spread Love and Kindness

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Let’s kick off December with a fun CHALLENGE!

Earlier this year I had to come up with a “Challenge” as part of my lesson for The Art of Sisterhood course. I chose to do a “Dollar Drop” as my challenge. For seven days, I left one of my art postcards in random places with one dollar bill attached.

The back of each card read: “You are so very loved. May you rise above life’s challenges and let your light shine! Wishing you an abundance of all the goodness in life.”

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Mixed Media Play Date Registration Is Open!

MIXED MEDIA Banner 2Hello,

Guess what?  The Mixed Media Play Date Registration is NOW OPEN and I am super excited to be among the AMAZING artist instructors who will bring you awesome lessons and inspiration throughout 2019!

I know some of your are excited and ready to sign up! SO GRAB YOUR SPOT NOW!

Be sure to enter code: PLAYDATE at checkout to save 20%

Artists ButtonDon’t know what the Mixed Media Play Date is?  This is a new mixed media collaboration intended to bring you endless inspiration, amazing fun, freedom in creativity and community like no other. Hosted by Tiare Smith, you’ll be immersed in happiness, gratitude and fun from day one with 19 instructors for one whole year!


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Embrace Your Wholeness

Whole Girl

Her message is “Embrace your Wholeness”. Be authentic. Speak your truth. Listen to your inner wisdom. Follow your heart. Lead with your soul. Remember who you really are…a spark of the Divine.

What does wholeness mean to you? I’d love to hear!

(Prints availabe in my Etsy shop.)


With courage,

Jackie Barragan

Cyberweek is here!

My entire Etsy shop is on sale! Hurry over and take advantage of the great deals!


Courage & Art by Jackie Barragan