Healing Energy

My husband and I just returned from Tucson, Arizona.  I am now officially in love with the desert!  And bright blue skies.  And dry air. But probably my favorite thing about Tucson is the Art.  We went to an art fair in a little town called Tubac, AZ.  The town...

Pouring Love

I think I finally get it now. In order for me to fully be able to pour love into my work, into others’ hearts, I need to first pour love into my own heart. I am starting this year with loving my studio, the heart of my business, the place where I spend my time.  I...

love is the way

From time to time I get asked to make a custom order painting. Honestly, I used to freak out about it.  I would agree to do it and then become overwhelmed with fear that it wouldn’t be good enough. As a result of all that fretting, the painting would take me a...

opening to inspiration

When I sit down to paint I always do the same thing.  I light a candle, close my eyes, take a couple of deep breaths and relax. I give thanks; deep heartfelt thanks for this time to create -what a gorgeous blessing- for the gift of color, art supplies and the quiet...