Ten Ways to Cope for Creatives with Mood Disorders

If you have followed my artistic journey for awhile, you may be aware of my struggle with depression and anxiety. Not long ago, I made a choice to be more open about my disorder to make life easier for others suffering in silence as I did for so long. The connection between creativity and mental disorders is well-known,… Continue reading Ten Ways to Cope for Creatives with Mood Disorders

Buy Art, Help the Homeless… Or just help the homeless

15% of all sales from my Etsy shop from now through the New Year’s will be donated to Miriam’s Kitchen. Read on for more about this great organization and other ways to help those less fortunate this holiday season.  This year, my husband and I decided to divide our charitable support for food banks in our two hometowns,… Continue reading Buy Art, Help the Homeless… Or just help the homeless

Big News and A Special Holiday Message from Heather McCaw Art

This past Sunday, I dragged myself out of bed under the dark cloud of prospective house cleaning. (We are getting the house ready for my husband’s kids to come visit for the holidays). Draining my first cup of coffee, I fired up my computer and was amazed to find my chocolate doughnut painting was featured… Continue reading Big News and A Special Holiday Message from Heather McCaw Art

Creativity is Much More than Dabbing Paint

You might know I’ve been donating my time as  a Red Cross volunteer to run “Healing Arts” sessions. Initially, these sessions were targeted primarily at Wounded Warriors and warriors in transition units who are heading home from war. Lately, we have also offered our sessions to various military units around the Ramstein area as part… Continue reading Creativity is Much More than Dabbing Paint