Category Archives: Art

Returning to your Place of Peace

One of the greatest challenges for the artistic soul is to sequester time! Too many commitments crowd the margins of one’s life, spilling unrest into much-needed spaces. Before you know it, quiet mornings usually spent painting or writing now churn … Continue reading

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Art Takes Courage

Art Takes Courage Courage to create without restraint. Courage to try something new you never dreamed you could do. Courage to push away from a project until more inspiration graces. Courage to return to a project and produce imperfection. Courage … Continue reading

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Art is the soul made visible

Art is the soul made visible… the spirit tangible… the unseen possible! Lately I’ve been contemplating the transformative power of art. How amazing that something envisioned can come to life through an art form! READ THE ENTIRE POST…

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When Change Causes the Blues

Have you ever noticed that change can cause dips into depression? I sure have! In fact, even the anticipation of change can stir up sadness over leaving the old to pursue the new. And even though you are thoroughly convinced … Continue reading

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What Painting Teachers Me

Painting teaches me to have patience in the process…not to rush the becoming. Painting teaches me to silence my *soliloquy…and let the brush do the talking. Painting teaches me to embrace the unfinished…both in art and in life! When I … Continue reading

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How to Decorate a Masquerade mask with Mixed Media

This lesson will feature how to decorate a masquerade mask with mixed media. I demonstrated how to sculpt a mask out of clay in How to Make a Masquerade Mask Part I. Here are the supplies you will need: A clay … Continue reading

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Lessons from a Tree

Did I lose my way because I didn’t write anymore, or did I stop writing because I lost my way? I mull these thoughts over in my mind as I sit in my favorite spot at the Apple Farm Inn … Continue reading

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