Maybe you’ve seen this popular Facebook meme asking how you like your toast: In case you’re curious, I’m about a … More
Inspired by Autumn
I am loving my December tonalism project. Yep, that little project where I’m taking inspiration from a few favorite artists and … More
What Inspires You?
Every creative individual speaks of inspiration. We may define it in different ways, but we all seek it and welcome … More
If It’s Not Fun…
I hear these words from my husband over and over. Each morning as he prepares to leave for work, we … More
We Just Never Know
On Friday evening my husband and I attended the reception and dinner for an art show sponsored by a nearby … More
Looking for Inspiration?
Whenever possible, I like taking photographs and using them as references for my landscapes. Fortunately we have some beautiful, scenic … More
At the Albrecht-Kemper – Part 2
Today I want to share a few photos — and my thoughts — from the current exhibition on display at … More
At the Albrecht-Kemper – Part 1
As part of my re-entry into the world of visual art, I recently spent a morning at the Albrecht-Kemper Museum … More
Re-do: Step 2
I’m still not getting a good photo of this painting, but I’m making a little progress on it. I’ve completed … More
Back to the Drawing Board
Yes, I’m back to my art studies now, and it’s almost like beginning again. After nearly three months away from … More
A Milestone on the Journey
As I watched my list of followers increase, I formed an ambitious hope. I wanted to have 500 followers before the blog’s first anniversary. It seemed impossible, but today — months before the celebration — I hit that milestone.
Just for the Fun of It
I do feel it’s important for me to keep painting, even when my heart might not be in it. I still need practice, and even though I might start off uninspired, I know inspiration is most apt to come while I’m at my easel, not away from it.
A Poem as Lovely as a Tree
I remember when my older sister was in high school and was required to memorize Joyce Kilmer’s poem: “I think … More