a beautiful morning

This is a commissioned piece as a gift, so shhhh, don’t tell. A fun and happy way to start off my week, for sure! Share this:Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new...

northern flicker

Just loving my new resources for bird reference, my Facebook friend Marvin Stauffer. Thanks, Marvin, for your endless inspiration! When life is too busy to go find your own inspiration, it’s great to have friends who are willing to share. Inspiration is...

just breathe

The pace of life is just so crazy that I am so very grateful for any minute when I can slow down and paint. Painting is something that can’t be rushed. Not ever. It only works when you slow down and just breathe… This original 8″x8″ oil...

good intentions

I’m off to a painting class today. So very excited! Ready to LEARN! This original 10″x10″ oil painting is available for $200 in my Etsy shop here. And just for fun I found an app where you can drop your painting into a photo of a gallery setting,...

hit pause

Just hit pause. I wish that at least once every day. Hit pause to slow time down, at least for a moment. Hit pause, just to have a minute to rest. Not how it works, I know. At least while I paint I lose time, or at least, for a moment, I forget what time it...

things are looking up

All it takes is a little bit of springtime to make me feel like things are looking up. Seeing daffodils blooming, even on a rainy Monday morning is good for feeling optimistic. Plus I painted this over the weekend. Seeing what happens when I have some time to spend at...