Recently I have had several compliments on how beautiful my website is. That it is inviting, pretty, and friendly as well as informative. I’m always updating my website to keep it fresh and contemporary. I was recently asked by another fellow artist, how did I do that? Did I design my site myself? Did I have help designing it? My answer was yes and no. The area I have received help for was mainly on the technical side of things. When it came to the design and layout I have pr
Take a “Create for Clarity” Break! Have you ever been so bombarded by things you can’t think straight. What might be a good thing isn’t always the best thing. So yesterday I was feeling a bit “bombarded”. My usual creative time and schedule was interrupted and I was really missing the creation factor in my day. I usually paint or write, or do something that pertains to it five days a week. Yesterday I woke with unrest in my spirit and some clouds in my mind, and they were not
Why working small is a great therapeutic exercise and can administer inner healing as well as be a gateway to accomplishing larger tasks! We can become overwhelmed by so many things in life. This world throws so much at us. Family, social media, church, work, school, government and world events, everyday, it’s literally in our faces. We have to intentionally and carefully choose what to allow in our lives. Otherwise we will be consumed by it all. It is crucial to our peace of
I was resting yesterday afternoon.
I had dropped off my painting at the Art Center, had lunch with some wonderful artist friends, and then was hit with a horrible sickening headache. I even feel the hangover effects of it today.
So I was home, on the couch, drapes drawn, ice pack in tow.
I was trying to quiet my mind. The events of the day were running through my mind. Along with thoughts of “what’s next” for me, my art, etc.
It was then I heard the whisper
Do Not Fear....Technology
Written by Dionne White Do you have a Website?
Who cringes at the sound of that word? Or maybe you give up before you start and run the opposite way.
I was that person. Which one?
It made my head hurt to think about technology!
As an artist and not a technically inclined person this word intimidated me terribly! I always needed someone to do it for me then I would beat myself up for asking for help. Telling myself ‘you are
After working for four hours on my BIG Poppy Painting today. I believe it is done. 🎉
And I have been itching to get my watercolors back out. They are so therapeutic for me. So tonight I decided to paint some geraniums in memory of my mom. Saturday will be 6 months since she went home to be with the Lord.
So I thought I would share a thought or two...
As I was LAYING DOWN the water and pigment I couldn’t help but notice it looked like TEARS as it POOLED on the paper . I