Why Paint?

Why Paint?

Paint to relax, to clear your mind, to open your eyes, to see more of the world around you, to unwind, to enjoy more of life, to refresh your spirit, to give you a stable footing in the world, to round out your life, to have FUN.

Simply Paint.

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Taking Time to Play

Taking Time to Play

"I've looked at trees from both sides now, from up and down, and still somehow. It's trees illusions I recall, I really don't know trees at all." A special thank you, call out, and begging of forgiveness for changing the words, to Joni Mitchell and Judy Collins!

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Mother Nature, Mother Nurture

Mother Nature, Mother Nurture

This painting is part of my Oracle Series. Oracles were once sought out as a source of wisdom and advice. All of my paintings teach me something about life. I hope that they also show you something about yourself and your life.

We’ve all seen images of flowers and seedlings growing out of rocks. Life won’t be stopped. This tree appears ready to take flight.

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Dream Time

Dream Time

This iconic figure sprang forth one day, asking to be painted. She is rarely seen because she is so well camouflaged in the night sky. Her hair is a billowing white cloud, while her gown is more like the darkest clouds of the blackest night sky. Each night she seeds the stars, ensuring we have their twinkling presence (even when they are hidden by clouds, the stars inhabit the night sky because of her).

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What do Artists and Scientists Have in Common?

What do Artists and Scientists Have in Common?

From S.T.E.M. to S.T.E.A.M! Yippee! The Arts are beginning to be added back into school Curriculum! What those of us in the fields of art have known all along, the rest of the country is beginning to realize. Hooray!

ART encourages imagination and imagination leads to increased creativity and increased creativity leads to innovation and innovation leads to new worlds previously unexplored!

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One Person's Obvious is Another's Obscure

One Person's Obvious is Another's Obscure

There is joy in feeling the heart-or-head-to-hand-to-creation connection coming through the bowls. These bowls are perfect to me, although they might be imperfect to the creator.

Handmade art has loads of qualities and character, and is always made by “imperfect humans”.

The more we’re able to put ourselves into our art, the better and better our art becomes, even when it’s “flawed”!

 

We love the perfect imperfections seen and felt in art that speaks to us.

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