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Warrior Artist

Warrior Artist depicts the artist determined to create. Her mask is a dove, symbolizing divine inspiration. READ ENTIRE POST…

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Seasons of Silence

There are seasons of silence when the soul goes deep, crawling into a cocoon. We feel the urge to withdraw. We yearn to silence the noise, to figure out the important, to explore the possible. And while in our cocoon, new … Continue reading

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In Need of Grace to Paint and to Give

Why do I torture myself so? I ask myself this every time I start a new portrait. The beginning seems so easy: ideas grace the mind…an outline drawn…the hollow of a mystical person appears. But then it doesn’t take long for … Continue reading

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Pencil-Thin Purposes: When Dreams Disappoint

I peek through a windowpane on this frosty February morning in anticipation of a velvety blanket covering the road to work. Yet last night’s weather broadcaster’s boastings of severe snow conditions fell far short of my expectations; in fact, not … Continue reading

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The Birth of a Painting

My daughter’s artistic talent never ceases to amaze me. Elya presents the progression of her acrylic painting with the words of E. E. Cummings as an accompaniment. Here’s a couple of photos, but you really must see the entire process to … Continue reading

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Andy Luna’s Blog

The creative fun never ends. Andy and I spent the last two days creating her new blog. Check it out by selecting the photo link: 

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The Seeding of Artistic Desires

“The heart seeds desires long before we whisper prayers!” Have you ever noticed that a longing for something more precedes change? A restlessness and indescribable pull takes you in a direction before you understand what is happening. I have noted this reoccurring pattern in my … Continue reading

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