Week in Review 2021 – 06/18

Connecting with Color Our dining room table faces northeast. At this time of year, coupled with my propensity for rising early, we are frequently treated to magnificent sunrises during breakfast. Some are brilliant in color. Others are are more subtle. This morning’s was the later. So, what was I thinking as I took it in?… Continue reading Week in Review 2021 – 06/18

Week in Review 2021 – 05/21

Public Learning I am always learning. Much of my learning, or at least sharing my learning experience, is done publicly. When you read my posts you are getting a front row seat. For me, this public learning can feel vulnerable, but it also feels companionable. I know whether you are an artist or art appreciator… Continue reading Week in Review 2021 – 05/21

Week in Review 2021 – 05/14

A Pause for Gratitude I begin my mornings by pausing for gratitude. It all started several decades back after working through The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron which I followed a year or so later with Simple Abundance by Sarah Ban Breathnach. I combined their philosophies to create a mashup of morning pages and gratitude… Continue reading Week in Review 2021 – 05/14

Week in Review 2021 – 05/07

Child’s Play Thursday afternoons my husband and I drive one hour to meet our granddaughters when their buses drop them off. Even though they are only two years apart, ages 7 and 9, attending the same school system, Ariana arrives on one bus just before 3 pm and her sister, Mikayla, comes home about 20… Continue reading Week in Review 2021 – 05/07

Week In Review 2021 – 04/23

No studio time this week. Lot’s of artist camaraderie and inspiration. I am attending SAQA‘s annual conference. This year the conference is in Oceania, but I only have to travel as far as my home office to participate. There are blessings in this pandemic and being able to learn about SAQA’s Australian and New Zealand… Continue reading Week In Review 2021 – 04/23

Week in Review 2021 – 04/16

Artists are encouraged to have an elevator speech. I find my own elevator speech changing as I change. It isn’t easy describing the work one does in a single sentence. This week I did it. “I create my art using traditional techniques in non traditional ways.” This is certainly true of my current work in… Continue reading Week in Review 2021 – 04/16