Tweet This week I’m finishing up a few more of my “strong women” pictures. I’ve been turning my focus toward more “universal” images, but I had started these and wanted to finish them before I moved on to some new pictures.
Tweet $19.95 A combination of papers and textures combine with vibrant acrylics in this print. The words “The Lord be with your spirit” from the Bible, 2 Timothy 4:22 are stamped throughout. This is a high quality 8×10 print matted to fit any 11×14 frame. Printed using archival inks + paper, it has a stunning [...]
Tweet This week I’ve been experimenting with different pictures, taking a break from the strong women pictures I like so much and doing other things. Like birdies! I also love to paint birds.
Tweet A combination of papers and textures combine with vibrant acrylics in this print. Stamped with “The words of the Lord are flawless” and “psalm 12:6.” This is a high quality 8×10 print matted to fit any 11×14 frame. Printed using archival inks + paper, it has a stunning luster finish. Matte will arrive signed, [...]
Tweet I’ve been thinking about coworkers this week. I’ve met many great friends in some of the jobs I’ve had. Even now, working from home, I still come in contact with some cool folks.
Tweet When I was a little girl, I was encouraged not to be strong. Don’t have strong opinions, don’t beat the boys at anything, don’t be too loud, don’t be independent. Don’t be strong. Strong, I was told, was ugly. I can tell you now that I’m an adult that being strong is beautiful, but [...]
Tweet When it comes to art, I don’t believe you should think about things too much. You just need to do it, and if it feels good in your soul you’re on the right track. The same goes with writing.
Tweet I’ve been experimenting with smiles. I’ve been told a couple times that while my poetry can be uplifting (depending on who you are and how you read it), some of my artwork has too serious looking faces. Expressionless.
Tweet It’s funny how often some of the poetry from my very first book enters my artwork. I think that’s because I had a picture in my mind when I wrote it but I hadn’t put the image onto canvas yet.
Tweet One of the most popular poems I ever wrote was “The Difference Now.” This was the name of my first book and the title poem became one that people really resonated with. I included the poem in my New and Selected Poems book, and it’s really been a theme for my life. I decided [...]