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Giving Thanks…

Today, I give thanks for: My Husband Time off work to cook with my Husband! My Family My Friends My Art Friends - local & online ART!!! Creativity Time off work for art and creativity! My Cats Travel Growth Opportunities - both pleasant and painful Afternoon naps in the sun Many more... Sending all of… Continue reading Giving Thanks…

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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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A Little Whimsicality…

Just a bit of whimsy for your Monday!  The muse remains with me so I thought I'd share.  Keep your eye out because you will be seeing some of these girls in up-coming online workshops!! Cheers! Deanna

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Spring has Sprung!

After a winter filled with low energy and lack of inspiration, spring has finally sprung for me and my muse has returned!  So have my allergies!  The flowers are blooming, grass is being mowed, the hills are green and lush.  Nights are not quite warm enough for a cool drink on the front porch, but… Continue reading Spring has Sprung!

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Super Girl and Other Thoughts…

For Christmas, I received a mug with this image and saying on it:  "The super girl cape is in the laundry. You'll just have to take my word for it."  The colleague who gave it to me said she saw it and immediately thought of me. Me?  A super hero?  A caped crusader?  A protector… Continue reading Super Girl and Other Thoughts…

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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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Happy Wednesday!

Wow!  The days are flying by this season and it finally feels like winter here on the Central Coast with freezing temperatures, frost warnings and the beautiful layer of ice covering grasses which begin to steam as the morning sun rises.  This past weekend was celebratory for me.  I taught my first mixed media class… Continue reading Happy Wednesday!

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Let’s Face It!

  Hi Everyone!!  Here is your daily reminder to sign up for "Let's Face It 2016" before December 1st to ensure that you get the $99 early bird special! As you may know, I'll be teaching on the figure, adding on to the beautiful face you will be creating from the beginning of this class.… Continue reading Let’s Face It!

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Registration is Open!

Registration for Kara Bullock's "Let's Face It 2016" course is now open.  While this may be an inspirational journey for some, it will also be jam packed with education, instruction, tips and techniques for painting faces and figures.  There is a line- up of incredibly talented teachers and I'm so excited to be a part… Continue reading Registration is Open!