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Reflecting Into the New Year

Reflecting Into the New Year As I begin this new year, I am taking a moment to reflect on the wonderful and challenging aspects of the year behind me. For this new year, I have decided to work on being less reactive and triggered by events that are beyond my control. This is the time [...]

By | January 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Color Inspiration…

Take a look at these two photos, what do they have in common?  I am often asked what inspires my artwork? I am always inspired by the natural world when it comes to color. On the left is a harvest from a morning jaunt in my vegetable garden - note the colors.  The recent painting on [...]

By | August 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Art Talk

Recently I opened my studio for the first time, to participate in a local studio tour. To my surprise, I was asked the same question repeatedly regarding my painting process. I came up with an answer-- which I could repeat, without having to get into the very personal process of explaining my work with a [...]

By | September 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Getting Started…

When I begin a painting, I have no idea how it will turn out.  I just begin by covering the white background with blobs or brush strokes of paint with no particular thought -- just to cover the white background.  Then I paint on top of the first layer, leaving remainders of the original paint [...]

By | August 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Your Unique Creativity

Creativity is that illusive quality we all possess because we are human. Yes all of us! You might say, “I’m not creative.” I don’t believe it, not for a minute. Creativity does not mean you have to actively paint, draw, compose or play music, or write. Yes of course-- those are all creative endeavors, and [...]

By | June 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

California Homes Magazine Artist Profile

I am so honored and appreciative to be featured in the Winter 2015 issue of California Homes Magazine. You can view the entire profile by clicking HERE. Thank you for taking a look at the article. It's exciting to be sharing my work at a broader level. All my best for a very healthy and [...]

By | February 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Exploring Symbolic Drawing

Art from Scrap here in Santa Barbara, CA, asked me to teach a class for their new series of Adult Art Workshops. Join me next Thursday, October 16th, from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm for my class titled: Exploring Symbolic Drawing. Discover how to draw in an abstract and non-representational manner, tapping into inner symbols [...]

By | October 9th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Springing Forward

It has been one year since I began a painting mentorship with Bay area artist; Nicholas Wilton NicholasWilton.com. The mentorship in painting ended in December of 2013.  I’ve been painting on my own these past few months without Nick’s guidance. Despite the fact that I've been painting nearly all my life, the mentorship has challenged me to [...]

By | April 1st, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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