I haven't posted a new blog for almost 2 months! I've been soooo busy painting, packing and figuring out how to downsize, having a new house built! So, what do you do when you become overwhelmed? Take a day off and head out to the tulip fields with a good friend! Amazing artist, Sharyn Sowell and I had this little trip planned for over a year and yesterday we finally made it. The fields were ablaze with incredible colors, such inspiration. We went a little crazy with our Nikons, I think between us we took about 800 shots. That's just kinda what happens when two artists who are in total love with nature are let loose in a place like this. Here are just a few of the gorgeous sights....
Welcome to my blog! I'm an artist - it's not just what I do but how I see the world. I find inspiration everywhere...in nature, music, friends. I am very fortunate these days to being able to license my art to some wonderful companies for greeting cards, calendars, fabrics, giftware and scrapbook products and more. Thanks for visiting!
"If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change." - the Buddha
"Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it." - William Arthur Ward
"Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are charming gardeners who make our souls blossom." - Marcel Proust
"I perhaps owe becoming a painter to flowers" - Claude Monet
“Every artist dips his brush in his own soul and paints his own nature into his pictures.” - Henry Ward Beecher
“Overnight a lot can change, you can go from cloudy gray to the morning brilliant blue. It’s all for you, the purest part of the sky and the ocean, too. There you are, there it is, everything that life has to give” - Michael Tomlinson
"Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift." - Albert Einstein
“We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and our hearts.” - William Hazlett