Artwork that brings life, the element of fresh air, and the power of dreams reawakened into your life and home. I painted this goddess of dreams and air painting to help you breathe freely so that you can have the inner strength to bring your dreams to life.Read More
You don’t have to go to the beach to feel the soothing summer calm of the ocean with this art print!Read More
Anne Elliot of Persuasion is one of my favorite Jane Austen characters because her story has so much to teach us about valuing ourselves, letting go of the idea that we have to “fit in”, and discovering that doing what is best for us doesn’t have to be convenient for others.Read More
People living with diabetes have everything other humans have on their minds, plus a constant stream of concerns that come up when you have to take over the job of your own pancreas or die. So a sense of humor becomes very necessary. It’s that or cry.Read More
You are the only one who determines your worth, who you are, how you show up in the world, and your true value to the world. You and only you. No one else, ever.Read More
We often say things that are very true, but don’t always feel quite true. Telling the truth and living in truth are sometimes very, very different things. Here’s how to start living in alignment with your inner truth.Read More
How does resilience work for real people? What in the world is resilience anyway? Artist, Writer, & Speaker Kristen Girard gets real and down to earth about what resilience looks like for real people, like you and me.Read More
Sometimes we feel so frayed, full of holes, and stained worse than a well loved college sweatshirt. Sometimes we feel like this so much that we forget who we really are. You might start to feel like you don’t matter at all. Not one bit, to anyone or anything. And it can feel like the world does nothing but reinforce that. Yet, you do matter. So do your dreams.Read More
Finding your happy place isn’t something to put off for another day.
You matter, and so does how you feel. Happiness is essential for your well being because when we experience happiness we are reminded of who we really are.Read More
Listen to your inner goddess of nature... speak up for the natural world you love and cherish.
Let's take a moment to do small expirement that will help you find the peace and clarity that comes from unleashing your inner goddess of nature. When you are coming from a place of fact, not the whim of opinion, you have all the strength you need to shine on.Read More
What does it truly mean to be inspired by a goddess?
In a world where jungles of concrete seem to caging us all into cubicles of anxiety, being inspired by a goddess can shift how we see ourselves and what we do with our talents.Read More
Oceans of Light
A goddess of water is born as the rush of ocean waves crash upon the shore. The clean smell of ocean salts in the air. The glimmer and shimmer of light upon the waves dances like magic renewed.Read More
Without clean water, life vanishes.
Clean water has the power to heal, to wash clean, to nourish, and to create biologocally rich homes for all kinds of fantastic sealife from turtles to humpback whales. Yet today clean water is vanishing rapidly, and being replaced by toxic water devoid of the ability to sustain life.Read More
Iguanodon dinosaur art that welcomes you home with strength, love, and giggles of delight.
From Dinosaur Train to Jurassic World to Kristen Girard's dinosaur paleo artwork – dinosaurs are coming to life! Great stories and art are enriching our lives with unique ideas that are exquisite food for the dinosaur loving imagination. Here is a behind the scenes look at one of Kristen Girard's beautiful dinosaur watercolor paintings of an Iguanodon anglicus in progress. Gorgeous prints of the finished Iguanodon art are available to purchase as a gift or for roaringly amazing dinosaur home decor.Read More
Custom wedding celebration art made to celebrate the story of your love filled day.
This is Riggins. He had the honor of being the ring bearer for his people, Emily and Lee, at their wedding celebration in Lake Placid, NY in the Adirondack Park. To commemorate the wedding day Riggins the Bernese Mountain dog was included on the custom illustrated certificate of marriage created as a watercolor painting by Kristen Girard.Read More
Unlocking inspiration and freeing creativity to be a part of your daily life.
It's akin to keeping the window open to let in a continual breathe of fresh air into a once stifling room.Read More
Sometimes Inspiration is Far and Away
How do we unlock inspiration and the creativity that follows?Read More
The quest to find inspiration can feel like we are grasping at snowflakes in July!
The ideas that inspire us melt away, before we even have a chance to realize they are there. I don't know about you, but that melting lack of inspiration just makes me feel all: "GRRRRRRRRR!"Read More
Inspiration can often be elusive...
Your cursor blinks. Waiting. Waiting. Waiting ... on the vast emptiness of a white screen... for the words that never seem to manifest. How can we find inspiration when none is to be found?Read More
Sneak peeks into how the art is made!
Part 4 - The art of creating a magic filled world.
Behind the scenes look at how the original illustration Air Magic by Kristen Girard was created.Read More