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Practice. #watercolorsandcoffee

They say practice makes perfect, right?  Last year’s #100littleartworks project brought me not only a love of watercolors but also to the appreciation for daily creativity, even on the busiest of days.  At the end of last year, I…

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My Paintings

Review.

It’s that time of year for reflecting on the past twelve months.  2016 had it’s troubles for sure, but it was my most creatively productive year yet– a trend I plan to continue into the next!  acrylic paintings completed…

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Artsy Happenings Exhibitions My Paintings

Scintilla.

If you’re following along with me on Instagram, you may have seen a new series of tiny paintings I’ve been creating, SCINTILLA. These 4″ square works on deep cradled wood panel began as an exercise to fill the time…

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My Paintings Process VENTERS series

Defining Venters. The Palette.

Each season, in each place, has its own palette and I find that each informs my work, wherever I happen to be.  We’ve spent our spring and summer on the Puget Sound where I’ve been soaking up the way…

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My Paintings VENTERS series

True. Artistic Identity.

Soft, moody.  Bold & brushy.  Which am I? Once, in a job interview, I was asked what my favorite fashion brand was.  I told the interviewer, I would love to be a Free People girl.  But I think I’m…

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My Paintings Process

Practice. The 100 Day Project.

I’ve never been good at keeping a sketchbook, or even painting daily unless I can block off a few studio hours to really paint.  So the idea of creating something every day for 100 days was intimidating, but the…

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My Paintings VENTERS series

New. Venters.

As I was finishing up the work for my LATITUDE show, my mind was already overflowing with ideas for my next body of work.  But I was having a hard time narrowing my scope.  Then my hubby and I…

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LATITUDE Show & Series My Paintings Process

Steps. Process of a Painting.

When I look at a painting, I always wonder how the artist arrived at its eventual conclusion.  How did they begin?  How did the painting evolve and what choices did the artist make along the way? So I thought…

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My Paintings

Update. New Work!

I’m trying really hard not to be one of those artists who never has their latest work on the website.  So, new work has been added to my artist site! above us only sky I & II ( diptych…