To the beginning. To the possibility. To the limitless opportunity that abounds. Begin and Rise Creative houses the creative exploration of artist and illustrator, April Bachman Leonard. It is a place to play without judgement and to find inspiration by pushing beyond personal limitation.
Here, you'll find a resource that supports self-discovery and encourages a daily creative practice. Become enchanted with watercolor musings, ponder the various reflections of A Beginner's Mind, and get comfortable with the unknown.
I'm so happy you're here.
I value adventurous exploration through openness and uniqueness. Developing a creative practice based on worthiness results in connecting deeper with authentic Self, other people, and the world.
My art flows from this place.