Nostalgia

With my oldest daughter graduating high school and choosing her courses for her first year of college, I’m reminded at how open minded and hopeful we are in our youth. I find myself trying to go back to that feeling and continue to live as though our dreams still guide our decisions. Life experiences take […]

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Studio Truths

First, let me say, I’m blessed to be able to pursue what I love.  Second, know that life gets in the way of our pursuit and it’s okay to pause.  Passion will bring you back. My studio is overflowing with pieces in various degrees of completion.  I will finish them over time (who knows exactly […]

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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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