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Monday, December 31, 2012

Happy Moo Year!!

Baby Blue
8 x 10
I totally did this one just for fun.  In fact, I painted over a painting that I didn't really like, so its kind of a two for one.
I love the new year.  I get a feeling of renewed ambitions, a fresh start,
and looking forward to all the possibilities.
I have decided to make a few "resolutions"....more like "intentions"
I intend to meditate every day.
I have been meditating often, but not every day.
I intend to go outside every day.
When I'm painting, or working on a commission, the entire day, or several in a row,
can go buy without me even venturing out.
I intend to keep a gratitude journal for the year.
I have done for a month, and it really helps you look for things to be grateful for.
What do intend for 2013?
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Saturday, December 29, 2012

Nicole and Kam's Wings of Love

I just realized that I never posted a picture of my niece's and nephew-in-law's wedding gift.

I painted a large pair if wings (24x36) I included parts of their wedding invitation, photos from their childhoods, map of places they were going on their honeymoon, and love songs including some from their wedding. The centre heart was part of their wedding decorations.

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

A commission

This painting of a family at the cabin toll me a looong time to paint. Seven grandchildren by the fire......with grandma and grandpa, and moms and dads on the deck. I put in a lot of late nights getting it done on time! My fault, totally!!! New Years resolution - Stop procrastinating....I was going to stop last year, but I didn't!!

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Abstract thoughts.......

Ive been working on a commission and sometimes I get a little frustrated so I thought I would
do a "Creative Warm-Up"  You know, just to loosen up a bit. 
I have this little rock that I keep in my pocket or on my table where I paint,
and when I look at it, it inspires me on many levels.
I think about all the things I am grateful for - my family,
my art career, my friends, my lovely home, the Internet, and more.
I love looking at it's calming colors and there are little bits embedded in it too.
I guess you could call in my touch-stone.
This painting is inspired by my little stone.
available on Etsy
or message me
6 x 6
acrylic on canvas Check out my ETSY store

Monday, December 17, 2012

Wings of Love Class

I am excited to announce that I will be teaching another class at the Barr Colony Heritage Cultural Centre
Thursday, January 31. 6-9 P.M.
Saturday, February 2. 9-4 All day with a half hour lunch break
Thursday, February 7. 6-9 P.M.
You will be guided in creating your own Angel Wings.
These ladies did the last class in September.
Think about what you would like to include in your wings.
Contact the Barr Colony Heritage Cultural Centre to Register
We are limiting the class to 10 people, so sign up soon!

Sunday, December 16, 2012


I went on a little nest painting frenzy.
The little three egg painting was mailed to
Saratoga Springs, New York.
Thanks, Sally!

I've been a busy little painter.
December has included an
Open Studio night
Thanks to everyone that came out.
I did a couple of kids rooms,
A show/sale at the Christmas Fantasy day at the
Barr Colony Heritage Cultural Centre,
And now off to finish a couple of commissions. Check out my ETSY store