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This tree, done in acrylic on canvas, is my role model.  It expresses so many levels of what I aspire to. The woman this represents is strongly rooted in a faith that grounds her to a noble stability no matter what … Continued

Watch the World with Glittering Eyes

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“And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places.  Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.”  Roald Dahl

Uniformity is Boring!

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We all want to be noticed, because that makes us feel like we matter.  Yet, we don’t want to be noticed TOO much. We don’t want to be TOO different.   We admire those who are eccentric and quirky – like, … Continued

Painted Purse Tutorial

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I love the practical expression of art in painted handbags.  A well made, leather bag with lots of organization is hard to beat on the practical front, but lacking in interest and personality in the area of self expression.  A … Continued

Paint Life With the Colors You Have

One of my favorite things to do while on one of our beloved camping trips to the Colorado Rockies is to paint.  There is just somethng about sitting in a ray of sunlight among the towering trees, listening to the tumbling mountain stream rush … Continued

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