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Hello! I hope you all are doing well!? I’ve been working on pieces for upcoming shows and NOW have a shop space at The White Brick House in Forest, Virginia. My plan is to post available items for there HERE, on my Instagram feed or on my Pinterest page: The White Brick House. Pieces will […]
“To teach is to learn twice over.” – Joseph Joubert –At our recent art workshop for kids, we painted Claude Monet’s Water lilies. I always begin by telling the children a few facts about the artist we are learning about and their painting style.
Like a drink of cool water to a weary, thirsty soul, so hearing good news revives the spirit. Proverbs 25:25 I never grow tired of hearing how Happy Heart is impacting little ones from different parts of the world. Parents have told me how their children sleep with the book after reading it to […]
🎄 It’s the most wonderful time of the year; a time to celebrate our Savior’s birthday!! Thank you all so much for your support throughout 2017!! Please come join us at the Studio on December 9th for our Christmas Open House from 10am – 1 pm.☃️ I’ll have some handmade items on hand for Christmas shopping and the […]
Every human is an artist. The dream of your life is to make beautiful art. – Don Miguel Ruiz Indeed, beautiful art is what all these ladies created at the “He Restores My Soul” painting workshop!! I love how each added their own personal touch and style to this design.💛
HE RESTORES MY SOUL ♥Just speaking the words from Psalm 23:3 washes over my spirit like cool water on a hot day. It’s the beauty of God’s Word to remind us that our Savior, Jesus Christ, is ever present to restore our joy and give us strength. As we spend time in His presence, He lightens […]
“Art For Little Eyes”: Storybooks and Brushstrokes – July Workshop on Saturday, July 15th🎨 The shore beauty of an agate! I love the beauty found in nature. We just arrived back from a wonderful trip to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The shore is lined with precious gems and agates.
It is always fun to paint with children and see the masterpieces they create! I agree with Pablo Picasso in that “every child is an artist.” Children are able to paint works by the Old Masters by breaking down the painting process in steps they are able manage and understand. Most of the time, we […]
I fell in love with the works of Wolf Kahn several years ago while learning about him through doing a study on Abstract Expressionism and Hans Hofmann. Kahn was born in Germany in 1927 and immigrated to the USA in 1940; later studying art with the renowned Hans Hofmann. Kahn’s unique blend of Realism and formal […]
Hello! I hope you all are having a wonderful week!? Since Spring is around the corner, I thought it would be fun to paint The Goldfish by French Artist, Henri Matisse.♥ “From the moment I held the box of colors in my hands, I knew this was my life.” – Henri Matisse Children will be […]