The Secret Moments of an Artist (plus free goodie)

What it really feels like to stare at a blank canvas Studio door shuts behind me.  Click of the switch fills the room with light.  Power on Grace Radio to my favorite station.  Snap of the paint lid before a surge of black fills the tray.  Soft swish of a round brush as the first…

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Get into the creative zone with this music playlist: Moody & Soft

Need to get inspired to create? I am a firm believer that music is the catalyst for creativity.  All you need is a good playlist. And Iā€™m here to help šŸ™‚ I love music. All types. My tastes are pretty normal and pretty eclectic. It would take less time to tell you the types of…

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5 Ways to Add Compassion to Your Day

In my last blog, “How Do We Add Compassion to Our Art?,” I mentioned two simple ways that artists can inject compassion into their work. After years of painting portraits, I truly believe that art can be a powerful tool in understanding others. It can also improve our own perspective on the world around us.…

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