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Exuberance…….what makes you feel it ?

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Exuberance…….what makes you feel it ?

  What brings feelings of exuberance to you ? For me, it is the arrival of Spring, with the anticipation of the bold colours of the garden, the warmth from the longer days, and just the joy of being alive   In my new series, Exuberance, I express these feelings in bold colours, shapes and lines, textures and marks   Each contemporary, abstract piece is framed in an elegant floating frame that supports the  mood that I have created. These paintings will be available soon in our shop.  Here is a closeup of one of them  In the meantime, click...

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MAKING MY MARKS

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MAKING MY MARKS

Mark making is one thing that I love experimenting with and exploring.  What type of marks are you attracted to ? curvy straight thick thin smeary crisp   Here are some of the marks I used in my mixed media pieces on paper . Click here to see what they look like in their frames .

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Sneak Peek

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Sneak Peek

Here is a video of closeups from the 6 new abstract paintings in my 'Moments of Joy' series We will be releasing them to our shop near the end of the month. My newsletter subscribers will get the first preview of them before they are available to the public. Sign up for our newsletter to see them first and learn about a special discount for subscribers' first purchase of original art.   

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New Studio Space

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New Studio Space

Welcome to a new year and our first blog post of 2022 My hubby and I share studio space. Over the years it has become somewhat crowded and hard to find stuff. So for much of the month of December, we spent time reconfiguring the room to suit our needs Since we both stand up to paint, we got rid of the flat counter surfaces we had and organized and stored our supplies in new carts. Tons of stuff was thrown out or given away. We really thought about what we used a lot and where we wanted it to...

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FLEETING MOMENTS

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FLEETING MOMENTS

Next year, I will be 75. Between my age and what has been going on in the world this last year and a half, I have become more aware of the moments in my daily life.  I love to walk and appreciate and am curious about what I experience with my senses.  The smell of the creek, new flowers blooming, the touch of the wind and the warm sun are all stored away in my being. Since these sensations happen in the present, they tend to be fleeting . Our backyard garden is another  place I like to wander to...

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