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Summer Concertina and a time to rest 7-14-24

Summer Concertina and a time to rest 7-14-24

edToday I'm starting my summer concertina, inspired by all the wonderful things about summer. I'm also inspired by Mary Oliver's poem - "Who made the world? Who made the swan, and black bear? This grasshopper, I mean, the one who has flung herself out of the grass,...

Summer Concertina and a time to rest 7-14-24

edToday I'm starting my summer concertina, inspired by all the wonderful things about summer. I'm also inspired by Mary Oliver's poem - "Who made the world? Who made the swan, and black bear? This grasshopper, I mean, the one who has flung herself out of the grass,...

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Summer Concertina and a time to rest 7-14-24

Summer Concertina and a time to rest 7-14-24

edToday I'm starting my summer concertina, inspired by all the wonderful things about summer. I'm also inspired by Mary Oliver's poem - "Who made the world? Who made the swan, and black bear? This grasshopper, I mean, the one who has flung herself out of the grass,...

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Changing the story of a painting 7-7-24

Changing the story of a painting 7-7-24

I completely changed the story of this old painting. The old piece was standard, predictable, and not me anymore. As we grow and change, our styles change. And the greatest thing is that I can remake any old painting that doesn't represent me and my style any longer....

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Reflecting and documenting life mixed media journal page 6-30-24

Reflecting and documenting life mixed media journal page 6-30-24

I think we forget sometimes that our journals are a document of our life. I can turn to any page, in any journal, even some that are 8 years old and know exactly what was happening during that time. It helps us remember our journey, our story, our life. And because...

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Letting life influence art 6-23-24

Letting life influence art 6-23-24

Today I wasn't planning on doing a painting makeover, but as I passed the redo pile I saw the base and thought it would be a perfect background. I've been thinking a lot about how life really influences my art. My paintings take on the stories of joy, hurt, beauty and...

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