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In The Precious Moments…

As most of you know, I work full-time in the mental heath field helping people with mental health conditions return to work.  This can be very satisfying and can also be very frustrating when we see people get stuck out of fear and lack of confidence.  We all experience that in different aspects of our… Continue reading In The Precious Moments…

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Art & Fear…

”The seed of your next art work lies embedded in the imperfections of your current piece. Such imperfections (or mistakes, if you’re feeling particularly depressed about them today) are your guides -- valuable, reliable, objective, non-judgmental guides -- to matters you need to reconsider or develop further.” -- David Bayles and Ted Orland, Art and… Continue reading Art & Fear…

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Goals as Guidelines…

Every once in a while, I like to step back from what I'm doing, painting, creating, and just let things sit.  I like to reflect on what is it that I'm doing?  Am I painting and creating for myself?  Do I have a message to share with others through art?  If so, what is that… Continue reading Goals as Guidelines…

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Let’s Face It is Almost Here!!!

Two days left until Christmas! Eight days left until the end of the year!!!   Do you still have someone to shop for?  How about a new way to be, live, do this New Year?  Imagine a year's worth of instruction and inspiration, a community of creativity, a welcoming of new ideas, tools and techniques!… Continue reading Let’s Face It is Almost Here!!!

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More Lunchtime Sketching

I love to look at Pinterest for inspiration and practice drawing.  I'm currently practicing drawing the whole body though I need a bigger sketch pad.  Someone suggested a roll of paper.  That could be in my future. Here are a couple of sketches from today.