I haven’t posted in awhile. My life dramatically changed in early March. I was offered a great live in job as a Senior Caregiver in my hometown of Winston Salem and I jumped at the chance. Now, I can afford … Continue reading Art Among Chaos
This painting was done on Halloween night I do believe, how fitting. Except I did not celebrate heathen and commercialized trick or treating, I was too busy mourning several things. How much more are we gonna take How many nights … Continue reading Love is Wild, What Can I Say?
In my weary mess this Winter, I make myself get up, and take some photos with my favorite piece from last year. Hair is uncolored, not styled, and yet I am real and raw, and personal. This is who we … Continue reading How One of My Favorite Paintings Truly Represents Me, and So Many Of Us
Well I made an effort, and grabbed my 38″ wood board and painted what came to me. I chose a darker blue and yellow, always drawn to these colors because it is a positive and a negative. As I listened … Continue reading Paint Emotions, Emotions Paint
I began to paint again, even though I could barely hold the brush, but knowing exactly what I wanted to paint, I began three more large canvases… of large wheat fields under cloudy skies, and it did not take a … Continue reading Depression and Art
I have had an emotional few weeks. In 2015, I became a follower of God. I use that term because the word: “Christian” is a horrid stereotype, and I never did like the word much myself. Anyway, I was … Continue reading How Your Viewpoint of Religion Can Affect Art
I am going through a tough time emotionally. Trying to learn piano, trying to find time to paint, plus feeling as if I have to be perfect in every single thing in my life. Society teaches us to be … Continue reading It’s Okay Not To Be Perfect
This last Spring, I discovered the song: Girl, by SYML. I sat in my yard at sunset, and heard this song a lot. One day, I was walking around, and felt like sinking to my knees crying because it just hit … Continue reading Personal Song of Empowerment
On Instagram, there is a hashtag I follow called: Post Minimalism. I end up every day, about eighty percent of the time liking all the work, so I decided to look up the term. I feel stupid, but I had … Continue reading Post Minimalism, Expressionism, I Do It All!
I regularly watch: Rafi was Here, on Youtube. He helps Artists understand themselves, and the business side of things. His latest video on Art Collectors, and where to find them, got to me. Collectors can be anyone. They do not … Continue reading Enough is Enough- Just Be Yourself