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ECHOES series Inspiration

Finding ECHOES. Inspiration.

Water, water, everywhere. The abundance of water is a big part of what draws me to the Pacific Northwest. Here we have rivers, sound, sea, alpine lakes, streams, waterfalls, the mighty Pacific Ocean, all within reach. Some of my…

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This Artsy Life

Time.

Summer is the season for slowing down.  For taking time.  While I’ve been working in the studio a lot over these last few months, this summer has also been about renewal.  As often as we can, whether it is…

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This Artsy Life

Sunsetting.

I’ve never been an early riser.  So catching the sun rise over the Atlantic when I lived in Florida didn’t happen often.  But being on the West Coast, sunsets have become my happy place.  At least three evenings a…

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Inspiration Overload.

One of the big advantages to our current traveling lifestyle is how many amazing places we are able to see.   These adventures are a huge source of inspiration for me as an artist.  But seeing so many incredible…

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LATITUDE Show & Series

Finding Latitude. The Redwoods.

I like my trees tall.  Really really tall.  During the year we spent among the Redwoods in Humboldt County, California I was in tree heaven. Of course, the beaches of the Northern California coast are a sight to behold–…

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LATITUDE Show & Series

Finding Latitude. Glacier.

Every place that inspired the LATITUDE series has special meaning for me.  But there is one that stands out among the rest.  GLACIER. I knew long before setting eyes on Glacier National Park that it was a place close to…

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This Artsy Life

Fall. Thankfulness.

Fall has been my favorite season since I can remember.  Maybe it started with the excitement this little nerd felt for going back to school.  Fall marked the beginning, a time for new friends, new teachers, new books and…

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This Artsy Life

Wayfinding.

5 Reasons Artists Should Backpack. We aren’t all outdoorsy and it can truly be a challenge to give up the luxuries of beds and showers for a few days.  But if you’ve never strapped on a pack and walked…

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Abstract Art Paintings The Artsy Nature

The Artsy Nature: Yellowstone & Amy Donaldson

Judging from the blog’s title & if you’ve been reading for awhile, you’ve probably guessed that Mr. F and I are the outdoorsy types.  We both thrive on time spent among the quiet beauty of the outdoors, whether surrounded…

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Design Foraging The Artsy Nature

Friday Finds: Natural Abstractions

As you may recall, Mr. Forager and I recently returned from a long camping trip in Glacier National Park and Yellowstone ( and we threw in the Lewis & Clark Caverns on the way home ‘cuz we weren’t nearly exhausted…