Help Me Fix My Boo-Boo?

Photo of Colorado Mural by Mickey Baxter-Spade

A Simple Little Project Escalated Last month I received an email from someone I had met at a networking event several years ago. The subject line read, “help me fix my boo boo?” Renee explained that she had hung several antique bows that had belonged to her husband’s grandfather on a wall which had a faux […] […]

An Interview by the Artsy Shark

Carolyn Edlund is a consultant for artists and creative entrepreneurs. On her “Artsy Shark” blog she interviews artists from around the world. This week I was her featured artist. Check out her blog, she is knowledgeable and inspiring. Don’t forget to read her glowing testimonials. Below is a close-up of a portion of one of the […] […]

Wall Pocket Mural

August was yet another busy, creative month on my artistic voyage. I am so blessed to be working with beautiful people. These were the highlights of last month. • Finished murals in the lobby of Dr. Tonia Sabo’s offices in Broomfield, Colorado • Created ideas for signs for The Boutique at the Broadmoor Resort in Colorado Springs • […] […]

A Mural of Aspen, Poppies and Daisies

There was a presentiment of fall in the air this morning. The moisture and over-cast skies contributed to the feeling. A perfect morning to sit on the deck and talk to you about a portion of my latest project. Bella and I ventured to Broomfield, CO to create a relaxing atmosphere in the lobby of […] […]

Painting at The Broadmoor Resort in Colorado Springs

July was full of painting at the Broadmoor Resort in Colorado Springs. This is my seventeenth year painting at the Broadmoor. Although I am only there a few times a year, as I approach the porte cochere at The Broadmoor I am still awestruck by the wonder and beauty of this resort. The month started off with a […] […]

American Indian Motif on Hardwood Floor

In addition to painting the surface of the fireplace in the lobby of The Wigwam Resort in Arizona I was also asked to paint American Indian motifs on the hardwood floor in the lobby. Researching American Indian motifs was an interesting study. There were many designs from tribes in the Arizona area. Here are a […] […]

Painting a Southwest Mural at The Wigwam Resort

When asked to paint at The Wigwam Resort in Arizona I was thrilled. This meant new subject matter and I hadn’t painted many cactus. Part of the enjoyment of a new project is the research I do to familiarize myself with the area, indigenous plants and local fauna. My subject matter was to be southwest/desert. The […] […]

Personalized Cards

This blog entry is about the personalized cards ArtisticVoyage designs for businesses as well as individuals. Wholesale pricing is available for orders over $150 . Personalized cards are printed on a textured, glossy, white stock that is very elegant. Here are a few of the cards designed for one of my clients with a testimonial following. […] […]

The Mural in the Chapel

So very blessed am I. . . after receiving a call from the Chaplain at Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs asking if I would consider a small mural project for their Chapel, we met, sat in the Chapel and talked about the things they envisioned for the entire area. The area to be hand painted […] […]

Colorado Scenery Mural

One of the first projects I took on after returning to my world of painting in 2008 was for a lovely couple in Colorado Springs. Suzanne Cowen, a talented designer in town, called to see if I was still painting murals. I met with Suzanne at her client’s home to discuss painting a ceiling in their […] […]