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Do the work

Went through another little funk with painting, and even though I see it for what it is, when it’s happening…

Life in sobriety

Today, I celebrate 35 years of being alcohol-free. For many years I’ve thought of my life in terms of before…

‘Tis the season to paint!

The weather outside is frightful! But I’ve been painting away, experimenting, practicing strokes, and starting to see some progress with…

Loosening up, by degrees

When I fall in love with one of my own paintings, that’s a really great feeling. But even better is…

Self discovery

Well, so much for setting challenges….who needs that when life is challenging enough on its own?! I have indeed done…

Setting a new challenge

I’ve found myself feeling rather blah about painting this last week, and when I do paint it feels unfulfilling or…

Days 22-30

This was a lot of fun! Not that the fun is going to end because I’ve finished a 30-day challenge,…

Days 16-21

I’m still at it every day, and beyond the fun of it I may actually be picking up a better…

Days 11-15

The doodle leaves above were done on a 5×7, and I’m so glad because I’m tickled pink with them! That…

Days 7-10

The very simple painting above marks a turning point for me that I’m so happy about. I’ve struggled with getting…