Making Magic

We all, can make Magic. One way, or in another. In some measure. It doesn’t have to be “Art” nor music, nor even in the sciences. Maybe you are one of the generous ones, the kind and thoughtful ones. Sharing your enthusiasm and your knowledge freely. That. Is a special kind of magic. People don’tContinue reading “Making Magic”

Creative Art Inspirations

Stella Terrill Mann, “Every time we say, Let there be! in any form, something happens.” I’ve been away. Not literally, but figuratively. Taking a …. Pause. Reflecting. Many of you, readers, customers, students and friends ask with increasing frequency, “When, are you going to post again?!” “Soon, When it is Time.” Has been my response.Continue reading “Creative Art Inspirations”

Where, Do You Paint? … my kitchen counters

I have a studio, with 2 art tables and easels.  I have 2 art tables set up on the patio.  And still,  many, many times I paint on the kitchen counter. It doesn’t really make sense. Especially to the someone who has gone above and beyond to assemble said studio, those tables and the gearContinue reading “Where, Do You Paint? … my kitchen counters”

Sky Fire..like JMW Turner

When life mimics art. Over the Indian Ocean the the velvet clouds cloak the sky. No paints in hand.   Sunset Skies of Fire A camera, to capture the thoughts I had while looking for that briefest of moments upwards. Wondering…. what Turner felt when he gazed upon the setting sun. How his spirit liftedContinue reading “Sky Fire..like JMW Turner”

Here, I am….

A walk? No. It wasn’t, what it was, was a brief 7 minute sit down. But utterly completely, there. 3 days in a row, sneaking and stealing the time.   Mind Fully There Work, shops, tasks. Driving. Drivers who provide an endless treasury of resource material for posts. Deciding I need to take a recess.Continue reading “Here, I am….”

Colors …… Move us

Colors move us in ways we often can’t articulate. We just can’t seem to find the right words that express how deeply we’ve been touched.     Inspired by Color This morning I was inspired. My rose garden, it had some lovely buds bursting into color. I picked them.   My wonky abstract, warped frameContinue reading “Colors …… Move us”

Cobalt Teal Abstract #9

Inspired by nature, but absolutely abstract. I’ve had fun painting my CTB #9  using hands, fingers, brushes, fork and palette knife. Whatever was in the studio, was fair game!     Cobalt Teal Blue –   CTB Cobalt teal blue, prussian blue, quinacridone gold and white was the color palette I chose to use.    Continue reading “Cobalt Teal Abstract #9”