Art

My Favorite Things- 12 Days of Christmas- Day 8

MY FAVORITE THINGS….. DAY 8 Hope oil on canvas  8×8  This is a deeply personal moment in Patience’s life. She feels lonely sometimes, confused, embarrassed at her vulnerability – and oddly, she feels hope. Hope which extends beyond the walls of this world. Hope is water to the thirsty.  She knows who she is now. Her main goal is …

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Art is Life

Principals of art and life There are principals in art that have a parallel in our lives.  One I am thinking about today is something that Juanita Greene Parks, my teacher, used to say:  “A component of good art is our ability to use gray to give our eyes a rest from color.”  This took root …

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My Studio

There is more oxygen in my studio. When I walk in, I think more clearly.  That’s the truth. I lose myself in some kind of mystery. It is a place to play, not to work. These few square feet are a sanctuary for resting in color, a freedom from “shoulds”, and a leap into possibilities. …

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More Magic

Art for me is a little bit of magic. I turned a corner and there it was, an unexpected gift.  This little piece “More Magic” is one of the first paper pieces that has come out from me. It too, was unexpected and nearly magical. So much fun to do that I cant believe I …

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