Step inside my mind
(and colorful world)
Before the Creative Process
We owe it to ourselves to become observers and seekers to where the circuit can be completed. To plug ourselves into experiences that amplify our lives. To unplug from those things that are draining.Read more
During the Creative Process
‘Life is good, I recommend it.’
I was in my 30s and she was in her 60s. I had come to study with her in the woods of Big Timber, Montana. Flown in amid a crush of men going fly fishing…Read more
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
We ain’t seen nothin’…YET
There is a three-letter word I love.
Crammed full of possibility, hope, and dreams
When is a Painting Finished? Part 1
Everything in the painting is connected.
One thing can’t be tweaked or adjusted without it impacting the rest of the painting.
A painting is never finished, it simply stops in interesting places. ~ Paul Gardner