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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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Celebration Amidst Struggle

There has been much discussion by social media friends lately about struggling with the creative process.  I'm right there with you.  For me, I think I may be in a growth spurt.  I'm ready to learn more technique, to slow down and take my time with the process.  Slower is faster.  I want to tell a story with… Continue reading Celebration Amidst Struggle

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Work Gets in the Way…

Of painting, that is...  This is my lunchtime sketch.  I really like the "Friends" piece with the snow globes for hair, so thought I would do more "Friends" pieces.  Here is my sketch for "Friends With Hats".  Can't wait to paint them!

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These girls came to me while perusing Pinterest, which I love!  The original picture was of two girls with ratted beehive hairdos and black leather jackets.  I suddenly envisioned snow globes for hair and this painting is the result.  I love them.  If you had a snow globe for hair, what would we see??