Sunday was the opening reception for my first solo art exhibit in about 10 years and it was a very big dea
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A Home With a View
Today’s poem is about this painting, which will be in the Bakersfield show. I had not considered writing for it before, however, it just made sense to keep this poetry thing going!
Resting in the Grace of Creation
So God as a creative woman is not a stretch for my imagination. I created this pencil painting Resting in the Grace of Creation, many years ago and the meaning has changed over time.
Castles in the Sand
I was reminded of a time when I was down at the beach during a sand castle competition. I marveled at the incredibly huge and intricate designs created out of sand and water.
What must it feel like to live half of your life in almost a completely opposite environment?
Covid Dreams, My Eyes Can Travel
I started this drawing in April of 2020 when I was staying in LA at the beginning of the Covid-19 Pandemic. It captured my feelings about being in quarantine.
She Wanted to Go Home
This is a follow up painting and poem to my last weeks blog called Sisters. It was done as a tribute to those we love who leave us too soon.
Sisters, is a watercolor that was inspired during a class I was teaching in an art gallery. It was a watercolor class, and the exhibit at the time in the gallery, was a mix of sculpture and paintings.
The pencil painting I am sharing today is called Letting Go, and I would have to say this is kind of a fairytale image. The princess heads off to the castle, dancing along a tightrope high in the clouds.
The concept of living a balanced life is not really about
All things being equal.
There really is no safe place,
Calamity could befall us at any moment.