My New Home

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Earlier this year we started a new studio — Creator Haven LLC in Watsonville, California. And while I will always be Pat Evans Designs, my time, energy and physical presence are all taken up with teaching and working at Creator Have. So to keep in touch, be sure to visit CreatorHaven.com on a regular basis and on Facebook, too!

Goals and Challenges

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Despite all my good intentions, my blogging has been pretty much non-existent. My daughter, Amanda, has challenged me to a blog challenge. We’re each going to try to do a post a week from now through Christmas. If any of you want to join in, feel free! If we manage this goal, we may up the ante after the New … Read More

Triaging the Season and Trying Not to be Whelmed

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Lately my head has been overflowing with all the things I need to do for the upcoming holidays, my upcoming holiday show, my upcoming gallery opening and reception, random household chores, and continuing the moving process. It’s easy this time of year to get overwhelmed. One response to that feeling leads me to going off on random internet searches for … Read More

Where do you get your ideas?

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Back when I thought I was going to write the Great American Novel, I went to a lot of writers’ conferences where the number one question from aspiring writers was “Where do you get your ideas?” Generally the Famous Writer Presenters had been asked that question so much that they had a raft of stock answers—“From the Sears and Roebuck … Read More