Happy Holidays

It’s definitely the time of year where you see commercial after commercial for retail and service companies trying persuade you to spend your money with them.  We have made great strides in this wonderful country and also some significant recessions. Growing up in small town America within a Christian community, it was easier to ignore […]

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SLOW down, a bit!

Currently I’m telling myself to slow down as I rush around taking kids to appointments and commitments, helping organize and attend art events, get work ready to sell and continue to work on my goal of 100 pieces of art.  (I think I am in the ballpark of 75 now!)  Tuesday night amidst a Menard’s run, […]

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Inspire

INSPIRE was the word that showed up today while meditating and reflecting along with the color yellow.  (If you know anything about chakras that refers to the solar plexus, the emotional connection of our being, aka soul, where everything combines together) Being quiet and listening to that inner voice speaking kind of caught me off […]

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Art like that…

My goodness, it’s been months since I’ve written my blog.  Most everyone I personally know has been faithfully seeing all the work I’ve been doing on creating the studio/gallery space I’ve dreamed of my entire life. Earlier this year I stumbled across a couple of great YouTube teachers thanks to my very creative daughters and […]

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Creating, almost daily

All originals that I’ve completed the last several weeks.  I’m working on completing 100  pieces of original work, and am slowly getting there.  Face and flower studies in various mediums, although these are all acrylic, either on stretched canvas or canvas board in varying sizes.  Thrilled to be creating again!

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Spring into action

So far I’m staying close to ‘on task’ and periodically get distracted for small periods of time from my painting, studying, sketching and research. 

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What’s your ‘hand’ story?

If eyes are said to be the ‘window to the soul,’ hands must be ‘footprint of our heart.’ Hands are really quite amazing.  A baby’s hands are soft and innocent, a child’s hands are inquisitive and covered in experiments, a teenager’s hands are curious and skid-dish at the same time, a mother’s hands are strong […]

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