A Late July Missive

Hello, friends. Thank you for coming by today! The month of July is slowly on the wane, and thankfully the awful heatwave has broken. I am on the home-stretch with working on my 2020 calendar, and have been stockpiling autumnal pieces for my Autumn Gathering. It all has me getting so excited for the season, […]

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An Autumn Gathering Sept. 6

Good morning, my friends! Well, as I sit here this morning writing to you,the fog that was on the windows has finally faded— it is so humid out and we are knee-deep in summer. With art though, it is always good to plan ahead, and I am enjoying all sorts of painting adventures in the […]

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July

Here we are, my friends….we are in the thick of it. Thick of what? Summer. Suuuuummmmer. Which, if you live somewhere like Vermont or England, etc. is a lovely time of year. For me, July usually sees me hunkered down in the house, playing Christmas carols and the like, trying to at once get myself […]

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New Art: Down the Autumn Fells

I have a new painting to share with you today– inspired by the beautiful landscape of Scotland and the gorgeous breed of native sheep that they raise there, called Scottish Black Face Sheep. I first noticed this breed while watching This Farming Life on the Britbox App, and I love it. It follows a handful […]

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Inward, Summer Days

Good morning, friends!~ I’m sitting at my dining room table writing to you today on a beautiful, sunny morning where the sky is a perfect robin’s egg blue, with no clouds. This sun is so welcome after rain and clouds all yesterday, and storms throughout this spring. I’m getting off to a slow start this […]

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New Art: A Highland Walk

Hello there, friends!~ I am back with new art….although these last couple of weeks have been…crazy! Just after school was out, the weather got rough here in OK. One evening a tornado tore through my hometown, and we suffered some pretty terrible damage in the yard— luckily the house was fine aside from some repairs […]

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Creativity & Community

Master Weaver Kate Smith and Illustrator/Icon Tasha Tudor work together to harvest flax for spinning. Each year they’d get together for several days to work together on their craft.     Lately I’ve been having really good conversations with friends. About our feeling that something is missing….lost but perhaps not unretrievable. Something many of us […]

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