FINDING INSPIRATION

Sometimes its a struggle for me to find subjects that interest me enough to paint. All too often I become a hermit in my studio. I know I need to get out more and become better at spotting inspiration that surely must be hidden in my seemingly dull, suburban surroundings. More ”artist dates” - that’s one thing I must change.

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Happy Holidays!!

Colorful and happy, my small original paintings make a unique gift this holiday season.

Guaranteed to brighten any space, they sit or they hang - no framing necessary.

All shelf-sitter paintings are original art, painted with quality acrylic paints on a 6 X 6 X 3/4” archival art panel.


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Sketch A Day

One week ago I made the commitment to myself to paint in my sketchbook every day… at least 30 minutes! Simple, quick, not precious and no expectations are the parameters I set for myself.

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Still Feeling Colorful

I'm taking a break from flowers but apparently I'm still in a colorful mood.  I'm going back to my love of impressionist painting and embracing the fact that I love color and yes, I love to dabble - not to be confused with diddle!  

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Bridal Bouquet Inspiration

I've been on a flower painting kick lately. see all the bright, beautiful color! There's so much ugly in the world it just makes me happy to loose myself in some "pretty". 

Inspiration is everywhere it seems. I can hardly wait to finish one just so I can hurry up and start another.  Such was the case with a recent bridal bouquet commission.

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Me Time

What's your passion - the thing you wish you had more time for? Why not crank up the music in your studio and slap some paint? Or do whatever it is that makes you happy. Life is short. Time is precious. Do it! 

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