Step inside my mind
(and colorful world)
Before the Creative Process
Does 2020 feel like the longest year in recorded history??
I’m laughing at myself because I just looked at something I did way back in SEPTEMBER.
I scarcely remember doing it. (It feels like September was about 3 years ago—can I get an amen?!)
During the Creative Process
After the Creative Process
Imagine — In Gratitude for Artists
A world without.
We would still have grand beauty no doubt
For there are the canyons deep and turquoise reefs
And the falling of nature painted leaves
And the dance of swallows in a murmur
And the pacing of the jungle lion
The sound of the rain
And the visions of the starry nights and rainbows days
But when we add in the artists—what we get is this beautiful planet and the heavens beyond translated into new ways of seeing and touching and feeling— laced with human emotionRead more
Fresh cool breezes from the Mediterranean…
Feel the cool blue breeze like a breath of fresh air coming in from the Mediterranean, all for you in this letter
A place where sea and sky and soul meet for refreshment. Bring your drink, a favorite book and maybe your journal. Let yourself breathe into this space.Read more
A story about you in Paris…
‘A snapshot of you in Paris. Musings and watercolor stories coming to life in the journal you hold. Maybe a bit nostalgic, thinking of a young Hemingway writing away in the cafe you now sit, munching on your pastry and café. You sweep the hair back off your brow and begin tracing the lines of…Read more
Words have power
et us hold each other in love and look for ways to simply just have fun.
We are, after all, just walking each other home.
As often is the case in challenging times in our lives—we are growing roots and strength in the dark passages. We just can’t see it. The other night as I lay, trying to let my mind unwind from a loss in my life, I shifted gears to focus on something that made me happy, something…Read more
When is a Painting Finished? Part 2
For the non-artist this might seem like the most ridiculous question on the planet. For those who paint, the horrors of realizing we should have stopped 20 minutes or 2 days ago on a painting are well known ;-)….