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Thank you for this year.

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Thank you for this year.

2017 is winding down to a close and we are all hunkering down for some slower family days during the last half of the last month of the year. But before that I wanted to give a great big thanks to all of you.From the bottom of my heart thank you thank you thank you. Every single kind note or email, comment, like, word of encouragement, purchase, and donation has come together to make 2017 my best year yet. Your unwavering support kept me going all year long, even during the moments when I questioned if I really had it...

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Black and White Sketch

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Black and White Sketch

Practice practice practice. Part of being an artist is of course practicing. And not just practicing, but practicing with intention and pushing the boundaries, stepping outside of what is comfortable and known. If you have spent any time following me on social media or my website you probably noticed nearly all of my work is vibrant and full of colorful splashes, splatters and drips. This is just my natural go-to when I begin to paint without thinking. I. Love. Color. But there is also a great deal to learn when my palette only holds black and white, painting entirely in...

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