crab

End of summer inspiration. My family always has a crabfest in September to celebrate the end of summer. It’s something fun to look forward to after we settle in to a new school year. It’s always wonderful spending time with family. As my family grows (we...

the “in” crowd

I took a break from a larger commissioned piece I am working on to do a Daily Paintworks challenge. I’ve been itching to paint some cows lately. This was a perfect opportunity. I started it last night on a crazy bright pink ground and felt challenged with it. I...

rock the boat!

Happy, happy Friday. This morning, while I painted, I listened to Antrese Wood’s SavvyPainter podcast. Always great inspiration. The interview was with Karin Jurick. She’s been a favorite daily painter of mine for years. You can listen to the podcast here,...

waiting

I am determined. That is the affirmation today on the #IAmAffirmative GigiYogini blog. Determined. Yes, I am determined, no problem with that, it’s just that what I am determined about changes day to day, hour to hour, maybe even minute to minute. I think I need...

all in

Calm and focused. All in. I get overwhelmed so quickly when I wake up at 5am with goals that can’t possibly be accomplished. I can only do my best. I have been following along with gigiyogini 21 day Affirmation Instagram Celebration. I started it too late to...

a rosey disposition

Each morning I hope to have one. A rosey disposition. Some days I do. Some days, not so much. I started my day with a fun run with two friends, then had a few minutes to finish up this painting that I started last night. So far, so good, I’d say. Lots to get...