Author Archives: mindy

How To Create Your Own Northern Lights

CHALK ART To illustrate the northern lights for my book Aurora, A Tale of the Northern Lights I tried chalk pastel on deep blue paper. I was trying to mimic the dark blue night sky and the soft blended motions of the northern lights. The dark paper would not reproduce well in a printed book, […]

I Got A Letter in the Mail!

Northern Lights Book Awards A Mark of Distinction  Dear Mindy, Congratulations! We are pleased to announce Aurora: A Tale of the Northern Lights is the winner of the Time-Honored Category.  Out of hundreds of outstanding entries from around the world, your book stood out. The judges are confident your book will stand the test of time, […]

Layers of Colors

I love color and I love to paint – white walls are like primed canvases ready to take color. Just give me a good angled cut brush. My second job ever was on a crew of house painters. We were two men, two women. We got the job done but the women of the household […]