Wow ~ I can hardly believe that this blog has been active for a bit over two years. What a fun ride it has been…
Two Years Ago While Painting Motherhood: Crush, Johnny Cash and Jason Mraz
…I use Jason Mraz (http://jasonmraz.com/) as an example – in his song I’m Yours (which I have recently added to my ipod and have been listening to over and over) he uses the words “reckon” and “bestest” in the same sentence – the fact that he can use “bestest” and grace us by tucking his laugh into the song a couple times just pleases me! He is showing me his personality and lack of insecurity, and I’m responding by wanting to hear his whole collection… read more
Today ~ I am still enamored when I can hear an artist sigh, breath, smile or laugh in the midst of their song ~ with these touches they offer a raw and real piece of themselves… I keep that in mind while painting. Art, to me ~ be it music or visual ~ can change perspectives and open hearts ~ when it is true, honest, and comes straight from the soul. My heart is dancing as I write this ~ because painting with an honest spirit and a true, raw need to create is like a drug for me…
image to left: a sneak peek at a detail from Nurture, one of Thursday’s 8×10 Painting releases into The Expanded Visions Collection
The Free Cards Winner for Last Week is Liz! Thank you all for playing ~ let’s do it again this Friday.
Have a great week,