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The Discipline of the Endless Sky and the Tiny Things in the World

A couple of weeks ago I returned home after a road trip out west. We saw mountains and canyons and hoodoos (look it up) and stone arches carved into the landscape like God’s own viewfinders. It was breathtaking. But what

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art therapy

I was visiting with a friend a few days ago when she said something┬áthat got me thinking. I had just given her a tour of┬ámy studio and she said, “You must be in heaven when you’re painting.” My reply surprised

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My fingers are covered in paint and my soul is pushing out color and form and emotion with every brush stroke. I can’t remember my life before this awakening. My dreams are saturated with images waiting to be born. I’m

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sneak peek

I set up for the art show two weeks from tomorrow and the show opens two weeks from Thursday. I wonder if I have ever been so consumed. Every day I’m learning something new and exploring territory that is unfamiliar.

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that which is primitive in me

I’m not sure that this is finished, but I’m counting it as my piece of art for the week. I’ve been fascinated with petroglyphs for the last week or so. Also, Africa is still bumping around inside my skin. I’m

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Posted in one piece of art per week for a year

my new tribe

If you take a gander at my sidebar you’ll see a list of the women who are participating in the Art 101: Artists Supporting Artists challenge with me. You should seriously drop what you’re doing this instant (or after you

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