Hey Friends!! YES, we’re doing it AGAIN!!!!  The Instagram PAINTING GAME!!!!  #15daysofpainting, starting 2 weeks from today, on May 17. YOU are INVITED!!!  Read on for more details, the Simple Rules, Beginner Tips and Supply Suggestions…… We did #31days last May, #15days in July, #31days again in October, #15days in February, and now another #15days this month.  I host […]

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Hey Friends!!!  Here’s another way…….. In tough and fearful times, most of us tend to separate ourselves, go silent, ruminate, and disconnect.  Well, I happen to believe that these times require the exact opposite response, in order for us to live healthy, peaceful and purposeful lives.  Now, MORE THAN EVER, we need the kind of

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Hey Friends!! Here’s a new take on Valentine’s Day: how about loving yourself by giving yourself the most loving gift of time for creativity?? Instead of wishing and waiting for someone else to show you their love through some sort of gift, how about we all love ourselves and gift ourselves something intangible and yet

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There is a small group forming of wonderful women who want to come do the Soul Restoration course here with me in the Art Barn next spring.  So I’m putting out feelers to see if others are interested in joining us.  YOU, perhaps????   It would be March or April, and I’d like to get feedback

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(note:  these are my personal preferences, to help get you started.  Every artist eventually figures out what they like best, there are a myriad of choices out there!) Painting Surface:  for this #31daysofpainting game, you’re going to need a sturdy surface to paint on.  I recommend using a stretched canvas, of at least 18″x24″.  (I’m

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I hear from a lot of folks who are intrigued and want to try their hand at painting, but either don’t know where or how to start OR have convinced themselves that they are just not “creative” or “talented.”  Well, that’s just plain not true!  Everyone is creative, they may just not have used those muscles lately,