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Warrior Princess Featured at Create With Joy

What an honor to have Warrior Artist featured at Create With Joy’s Inspire me Monday! READ ENTIRE POST…

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The Hopeful

The hopeful is an acrylic painting that honors those living with uncertainty. I hope she is a worthy tribute to these hearty souls that gaze into the future in search of a brighter tomorrow. READ THE ENTIRE POST…  

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The Burden Bearer: A Tribute to Caregivers

The Burden Bearer is an acrylic on canvas, reflecting those who care for others through prayers, encouragement, and service. These are the people who not only make life hopeful but doable. READ THE ENTIRE POST…

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The Ebb and Flow of Artistic Ambition

Every creative experiences the ebb and flow of artistic ambition. Whatever your creative expression is, you feel the phenomenon. One day you’ve got it—enthusiasm bubbles over and your art form flows. Then the unexpected happens. The desire, chutzpah, passion, or … Continue reading

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The Giver, an Acrylic Painting with a Purpose

The Giver is an acrylic portrait that expresses a glorious burden—the challenge of bringing literacy resources to struggling readers. As an instructional coach, I have the privilege of working alongside many empathetic, hard-working people who share this mission. People who look … 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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Awaiting Inspiration for 2015

I sit in my art room, waiting for inspiration… An idea A purpose worthy of my time A face to grace the empty canvas The New Year dawns, and I want to open wide to possibilities. Even though the wall … Continue reading

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