Progress on "Funny Valentine" painting from the other day....I've painted over a few initial ideas, but just getting the main concepts down.  This "layer" is still not finished, the left figure and bottom of canvas still to go.  Again, listening to the music throughout the entire painting time...and no, I do not get sick of listening to it, because I li ...

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Finally, I've started my "Funny Valentine" painting (canvas size is 24 " x 36"), which I posted the ideas for a few months ago...they were inspired by the Chris Botti/Sting version of "My Funny Valentine...see my post Inspired by "My Funny Valentine". Thought I'd just share and document (very important as I have many interruptions of everyday life, ...

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I’m reading “The Gospel According to Coco Chanel” by Karbo

Yes I know I paint, write, work, blog, social network...who'd think I have the time to read, with family and a household to run as well??  Yes, I do read everyday...articles online for business, education, creativity, art, beauty- you know random stuff, but sometimes when I just have too much going on, and I know this is going to sound weird...I add mor ...

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So inspired…..Katherine Linn Sage

Spent most of this morning being totally inspired by lots of different artists and their works...thanks to facebook ;)   But this artist's works, by Surrealist Katherine Linn Sage, were something which got me thinking differently- pure inspiration.  I don't have time to do much at the moment- not even draw some sketches :(  lots is happening in my every ...

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Did you find a Bright, Shiny Object? By Ingrid Lee

I don't regularly write poetry, but when I do it's because I've been extremely emotionally connected to an experience or something...that seems to be my pattern of behaviour anyway!  This poem was inspired by two influential people for me at the time of writing...Thanks to you both :)   Did you find a Bright, Shiny Object?   By Ingrid Lee ...

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