swanky

swanky

Something that I’ve learned in my painting practice, well, let’s say I am learning over and over, as I often forget, is that the magic happens in the pauses. Creating a painting is busy with the activity of making brush strokes, judging at values, colors,...
x’s & o’s

x’s & o’s

I’ve been feeling a lot lately. Not something I’m in the least bit comfortable with. Happy, sad, mad, up, down…I’m always busy so I don’t really have even a minute to feel. No matter what though, when I paint I do feel, I feel calm and...
hopeful

hopeful

Always hopeful. As much as I always feel that Sunday evenings are filled with angst (something I’ve tried all of my life to change!) it’s comforting to know that Monday mornings are filled with hope. A new week filled with possibilities. I wish you a...
sweet onions

sweet onions

Sweet summer onions. My Saturday morning trip to Central Market in beautiful downtown Lancaster was just filled with gorgeous painting inspiration. And I was blessed to have some precious free time on Sunday morning to paint. This one was absolutely effortless and I...

olives

A symbol of peace. Such a magical word. I need peace. And trust. I need peace in knowing that everything is just as it is meant to be, right at this very moment, and trust that everything will be just fine. Why do I keep forgetting this? I get lost in worry far too...