New Beginnings

Tweet Would you like Spring to last just a bit longer? The charm of a fresh Spring flower never fades. Actually, my allure of flowers any time of the year hasn’t diminished. Here is my way of clinging to Spring. These are the first two watercolors in my Parrot Tulip series. In this newsletter, you are […] […]

A New Studio Pic

Tweet For those who have asked to see more of my studio, here is another view. My webmaster sent a note asking for more current photos. The next day I was reading our HOA Newsletter and a neighbor was looking for someone to take a headshot for his new business card. Another neighbor, a talented photographer replied so […] […]

Rainbow Carrots! Who Knew?

Tweet As a beautiful Easter Day came to an end, thoughts of a painting I did last week comes to mind. The first time I saw carrots other than the usual orange carrots I found them fascinating and I wanted to learn more. Did you know there is actually an England’s Carrot Museum? Did you think the original […] […]

Artful Whispers

Tweet After my January Newsletter, a friend sent a text to say, “Nooooooo, no, no, no the subhead is not representative of you or your art! Your work is gentle, more like a whisper!.” Thank you, Barbara, I appreciate honesty and heartfelt opinions. I still think @Play in the Studio was clever and I do have […] […]

Nostalgic Painting

Tweet Painting requests often lead me in search of things I normally might not come across. Often this makes for interesting reading and I get to paint things I may not otherwise have considered painting. A Nostalgic Painting Several years ago my first grandson graduated from college with a teaching degree. After teaching teens at risk, the opportunity […] […]

July Newsletter

Tweet Being Thankful for All That Was This is the third post in the series of my experiences after reading and completing the exercises in Julia Cameron’s books, The Artist Way and The Vein of Gold. To reiterate this all took place in the mid to late 1990’s. Continuing to do many of the exercises from The Artist […] […]

June Newsletter

Tweet Discovering that Vein of Gold Our Artist Way and The Vein of Gold (VOG) group met and studied Julia’s Cameron’s work years ago. Perhaps I should have reviewed The Vein of Gold before writing but I chose to write from memory. In retrospect the assignments in The VOG made me dig deeper than ever before but […] […]

May Newsletter

Tweet Nurture and Spark Your Artist Within In 1992 Julia Cameron introduced many of us to The Artist’s Way. That year I joined a group of ten women facilitated by a dear friend. We met weekly until we completed the book and the exercises. Our group of eleven bonded so deeply that we continued to meet monthly […] […]

March Newsletter

Tweet Convincing a Child that Moving is a Good Thing There was still snow on the ground when I received a call from a client I hadn’t heard from in several years. The family was having a new home built and their seven year old daughter didn’t want to leave her home. Her mother convinced her she […] […]

September Newsletter

Tweet Mural for a 3 Year Old Ricky B’s Room One of my favorite things is painting children’s rooms. Ricky B just turned three and his room is complete. He has a giant tree that continues onto the ceiling forming a canopy that covers over twenty-five percent of his ceiling. A squirrel peeks down at Miley the family’s […] […]


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