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June 30, 2017

It’s hard to believe how much time has already passed with our summer internship. I think I have probably learned more than my interns! Through all of our brainstorming sessions and discussion times, I’ve discovered a lot about my personal artistic goals and vision for...

June 14, 2017

A couple of months ago, I had the crazy idea to offer a paid summer internship for my high school students. I thought it could be a great opportunity for students to see how I run my art business, for me to get some help with all my marketing goals, and to provide stud...

May 14, 2017

I hold many roles: artist, teacher, graduate student, fiance, workshop leader, book author, and more. I love the things I do. With so much creation and output, I find it helpful to also have input. Things that fill my soul. Reading is one of the primary ways I do this....

February 23, 2017

My new book Making it Through Chemotherapy was published today! I chose February 23 because it is the day I lost my mum. Today marks three years since she died.

Although my mum's ovarian cancer was deemed "incurable," she underwent four years of chemotherapy to extend t...

February 9, 2017

My last post was about My Ever Expanding Life. My life has indeed expanded in the years since I lost my mother - I've expanded into a new state, new career, new relationship, new goals, and more.

I genuinely love the shape of my life now. I no longer feel the need for a...

September 19, 2016

When I was offered a full-time position as an art teacher, one of my first questions was, "Can I decorate the room?"

Luckily, the principal supported my vision and trusted my outlandish ideas - like building a tree! I wanted the room to seem magical and for students to...

August 6, 2016

I'm in a lovely stretch of life that is productive, enjoyable, and full-filling. Before, I thought that I needed to work harder and harder to be an illustrator full-time and not let anything get in the way of that. God definitely has the upper hand, because I've been g...

January 23, 2016

 

I love the feeling of receiving inspiration. For me, inspiration often hits as a sudden image or idea in my mind. Like divine inspiration zapped in from some unknown source.

 

However, when I think of the moments before I receive inspiration, there are things I have don...

December 21, 2015

I've created the illustrations for four books now (Grief is a Mess, Nervous Nellie, Grandma and the Green Frog, and Ten Tiny Piggies). 

 

Three of those books I made for first-time publishing authors. The process of brining someone else's ideas to life is exciting. Howev...

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