Dream Catcher, a Fairy Tale

Dream Catcher, a Fairy Tale

A few years ago I lived in a little cottage in the woods. The cottage was surrounded by trees… Great, big grandfather trees. It was very dark in the winter evenings as I made my way home through the woods (with the help of the light shining from my cell phone!). Inside the cottage I felt safe though, nestled amongst the trees and listening to the rushing stream that ran past the cottage and the occasional owl or chattering raccoons…

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Painting Process - Drawing

Painting Process - Drawing

I'm finishing up the last details of my drawing for my next large painting... With a simple HB pencil I'm sketching out a story on canvas. I love this part of the process... 

It's as if I'm a conduit bringing the vision from my mind's eye, down through my arm, into my hand and out through the pencil onto canvas. Drawing helps me really connect to what I'm creating in a tangible way.

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The heArt of the matter...

The heArt of the matter...

Today I am resting and I’m thinking about what matters most...

When the whirlwind of life threatens to take me away... my studio is my sanctuary.

I can gaze out the window and watch the busy world go by, but inside it's quiet and still.

To create you first must be inspired. But inspiration doesn’t come from busy-ness. It doesn’t come from pushing hard to reach goals or left-brain thinking, planning and analysing...

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