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Seeking Balance

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Seeking Balance

I spend a lot of time looking at my paintings that hang on our home gallery walls. I am always noticing new things about them. Some I like, others I want to change. Yesterday,  I had a huge revelation. I realized that all of my paintings over the past year,  have an overriding theme of seeking balance. Life since Covid has continued on , but different in so many ways; more so for some people than others.  It has definitely not been equal.  It is hard to stay balanced as things continually change. Through my painting, I have been almost...

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Where to get inspiration

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Where to get inspiration

Over the last few years, we got to spend part of the winter on the central California coast. There is something about seeing and experiencing the ocean, with all its different moods, on almost a daily basis that speaks to my soul and emotions.  I know it affects how and what I paint.  I am just about to release 3, 11x14 abstract paintings that can be displayed together or separately, that expresses the motion and rhythm of the ocean.    They are shown here together, but can also be purchased individually. If you want to add a sense of peace...

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Abstracting the Garden

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Abstracting the Garden

Our backyard garden is a huge influence in my art. My husband does nearly all the gardening. I use the garden's phases throughout the year  as inspiration. Lucky me ! For the last few months, I have been exploring how the shapes ,lines, colours, and feelings of pleasure and joy I experience can be expressed in an abstract way on canvas.   "Morning Dew" is one in the series that I have finished . Which aspects or feelings of summer jump out to you in this mixed media piece ? I would love to hear from you. In the next...

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Art in the time of Covid

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Art in the time of Covid

According to a recent survey 64% of artists and creative workers are unemployed! Every opportunity to perform, showcase or display in person has vanished for the time being. The creative community is deeply wounded by the COVID-19 pandemic. In response, I’ve joined RAW Artists in an effort to help fundraise directly to artists for a project titled, The National Arts Drive.     On Saturday, June 20, 2020, we’re calling all artists in every creative medium to showcase from their front lawns, driveways, balconies, stoops or studios. We’re inviting the community at-large to take a drive and experience the creative...

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Inspiration comes from where ?

Inspiration comes from where ?

Have you ever wondered or were curious where artists get their inspiration from ?  Here is a short video by one of our artists , Jo-Anne Gazo-McKim , where she shows how she feeds her creativity . https://youtu.be/piEu-7UgtYI      

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