5 TIPS to create luminous bokeh lights

BOKEH (NOUN). JAPANESE WORD, MEANING ‘BLUR’ OR ‘HAZE’. In photography, a term for the subjective aesthetic quality of out-of-focus areas of an image FIRST, THINGS YOU’LL NEED: sparkly lights for the background, such… Continue reading

Why did you become a blogger? I know why I did. And I’m hooked.

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This here, is my very first blog post. December 1st, 2010 just seemed like a well-rounded place in time to start my creative journey, in art and…

i finished a painting marathon…whew!

Yay! I finished a painting marathon! Never thought I’d say that, but boy was it fun. That was about 3-1/2 weeks of painting straight. You can read more about how my painting adventure… Continue reading

giving thanks…a iroquois prayer

guess what? i’m celebrating my 2nd year blogging anniversary, and you’re invited!

Hello dear readers, followers, family and friends! With all of the wet, chilly weather we have been having, I can feel winter in the air…isn’t great? There’s nothing better than bundling up in… Continue reading

totally addicted

Alrighty, this one’s gonna be a quickie. Here are more paintings from my Painting Marathon extravaganza. I would have never imagined that I would have time to paint as many paintings as I… Continue reading

have you ever tried painting, marathon style?

Well, that is what I have been up to in the last couple of weeks. Painting like a mad woman. As part of my Creatively Fit Coaching Training, we are now going through… Continue reading

painting: the cure of all cures

Here is the next layer of my elephant painting. You can see the beginning stages that I did at the last artwalk I participated at here: Paint Ventura 2012. I worked on this… Continue reading

the heart of community: paint ventura 2012

Here are some shots from the Paint Ventura event, that took place on September 28th-29th. It is a four-day plein air art festival, combined with artwalk, local artists’ booths and art classes. The… Continue reading