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Another Newbie....

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Here's another painting that was completed over the Memorial Day Weekend...    YAY!!!    : )

Newbie!

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Just a quick break from painting in order to post a new painting...Yay!!!   This weekend, Memorial Day Weekend, has been spent on creative endeavors, so I'm hoping to get a couple more paintings done and posted within the next 24 hours.   If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions, please let me know.        : )



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Have you ever created something and liked it a little bit, but couldn't figure out what was wrong and how to fix it?   I had that happen with a painting I did...  I hung it on the wall and for months have tried to figure out what it was missing.  Finally, I got it....it needed a little cross.

Painting Session 5/14/11

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I was able to finish up 6 NuArt Minis today.....YAY!!   




(These are 3.5 x 5.5 inch paintings...)
Getting Back Into The Creative Mood...

The past 6 weeks have been really slow for me, artistically speaking...   First I was sick for a week and then I hurt my foot (2nd Metatarsal was bruised) and had to wear a little special shoe for a while.  I don't know about other artists, but when I don't feel well, I certainly don't want to paint, so I've been resting and thinking.  Thinking about how I want to move forward or if I want to move forward at all.  (With painting that is)   Sometimes, I think it would be nice to just have a "normal life" of an 9-5 job (which I currently have), and just hang out with friends and family during my off time instead of pushing forward and trying to create art and show.    (I guess that's my temptation...to just lay down the brush and pallette)   There's been a lot of work done over the years and so much more that needs to be done and trying to get a creative business up and running in the midst of a recession is difficu…
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Here are the pics of paintings in progress that I promised to post: