I was invited to participate in a 52-week challenge called Series 52 sponsored by Jeanne Oliver Design. The challenge is to produce a piece of art once a week for 52 weeks and share it with other participants. The purpose is to encourage us to create, find out more about our creative selves, and at … Continue reading A Painting a Week for a Year!
Moved into the world of food today with my painting challenge. This five-minute radish was quick and easy. Will be out and about some today so perhaps inspiration from a different direction will present itself.Have a great Tuesday!Vicki
Always wondering what to paint next, a niece helped me out by suggesting a butterfly. Butterflies probably sound easy to paint. Four wings and a body in the middle. Right? Well, they are not easy for me. I'm pretty sure I had never painted one before these. Butterflies are definitely beautiful and a favorite to … Continue reading Day Four Five Minute Self-Challenge Painting – Butterflies
My Favorites of the Week page has been updated. This week's favorites will run until Wednesday, July 7th.Lots of bright colors for the bright days of summer...it's been hot, hot, hot here so I've been thinking about tropical, tropical, tropical colors! Let me know what your favorite of my favorites is.
God gave me an interesting truth this morning: Living is NOT a Do It Yourself project. Living should be done with God in control and friends and family offering support along the way. God knows me well. I give him the controls and then push him out of the way and try to take them … Continue reading Living is Not DIY and Other, Random Thoughts
I love dancing! I think it is one of the most wonderful things we can do as humans. The rhythmic movement to music that allows us to physically express our joy, passion, emotion and even love! Psalm 150:4 tells us to “Praise Him with the timbrel and dance.” David danced before the Lord with all … Continue reading Ballet Painter Boutique
It has been a long time since a paint brush has been in my hand. Well, other than to paint walls! I have done a few little ACEO's like the one in my post on being invisible, but other than that, I really can't say how long it has been since I seriously painted.A couple … Continue reading Painting Again
I think we all have days when we feel invisible. No one speaks to us or smiles at us or acknowledges that we exist. This ACEO that I painted, entitled "She Always Seemed to Fade into the Wallpaper" speaks to that. It is hurtful to be overlooked and ignored. In my own experience when I have … Continue reading On Being Invisible