Today I’m Gonna Paint!

Today I’m gonna paint….today I’m gonna paint….today’s the day I’m gonna paint…..SQUIRREL! That’s how this summer has been going. My short little span of attention has been majorly challenged. I finally got back to my summer spot after traveling for 3 weeks to visit my new Grandson and then my Mother. I have been itching […]

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Life is Sweet, Art Therapy Helps

This past month has been sweet. My husband and I have become grandparents twice over. We had a darling little granddaughter born at the end of June and just a few days ago we had a beautiful bouncing baby boy arrive. We have three daughters and two of them have blessed us with these beautiful […]

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What’s a Tribe? Who’s my Tribe? Where’s my Tribe?

I keep hearing about this term in social media and marketing. Tribe. Seth Godin has written books about this stuff. You can find his book “Tribes”on Amazon…I have yet to read it but it’s on my to do list……What exactly is a tribe? Does it refer to the traditional sense of a village full of […]

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Abstract Art, Move Along…Nothing To See Here.

……Or is there? I have been watching videos on YouTube for years. For the last 4 years since moving to the Cayman Islands I’ve been watching anyone and everyone who make art tutorials. There are some VERY generous artists who share their methods online and I am so very grateful for them. Brave souls who […]

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Outsider Art or Neo Expressionism?

Recently someone asked me over lunch, “What Style would you call your art?” That sent me on a two evening Odyssey of searching different artists on the Internet to try to compare my work and see which category I feel I best fit into. I looked online, as you do for everything now, on Pinterest. […]

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A Lot On My Mind

This is an example of the people who show up when I paint. Usually they are a reflection of what’s happening with me but I never know that until the painting is done. I guess I’ve got a lot going on LOL! I know I have a terrible “Monkey Mind” and that I find it […]

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In The Pink.

The dictionary definition of “In The Pink” states: In very good health and spirits. synonyms: in good health, in perfect health, very healthy, very well, hale and hearty, bursting with health, in rude health; blooming, flourishing, thriving, vigorous, strong, lusty, robust, bounding, in fine fettle, fit, (as) fit as a flea, (as) fit as a […]

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The Stories We Tell.

Through painting we can tell stories. I really enjoy this aspect of my work. I have no idea what story will be told until I’m finished the piece. Then I realize that what I am seeing will not be seen by others the same way and that they may see something completely different….like an ink […]

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Suspicious Minds…Are You Lookin’ At Me?

In this age of social media don’t you ever wonder if you’re being just a little bit too self-conscious? I’ve been on a lot of Facebook groups for various things. Some silly things and some more serious things. I was on a Weight loss group once and boy it got dicey on there. Any little […]

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Art from Junk.

One day last year I decided I was gonna try my hand at Collage. I think it came from my desire to have a reason to look for and buy Ephemera. I am a very big thrift store junkie. Used book stores are just as fun to shop as your average thrift shop so I […]

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