Summer is fully swinging now, and we’ve been doing too much ~ my little family and I are hard-core homebodies, with a deep desire to be doing our thing, creating, walking, playing at home. It’s hard to explain that to others, though… to folks who like to go-go-go and want us to come along. Can you relate? Are you a go-er or a stay-er?
One of MY favorite things to do is sketching, then painting. This little gal came to me quite quickly in sketch form. And she progressed to this happy little duo… even though at first, I thought this would be a somber piece! The child’s light poured out and then she asked for a little natural friend This new piece is named Source Of Joy.
The light bringer… the often naked, toe-kicking, blankie-waving source of joy. Hold on tight, but let go, too ~ take what you get, love all you can ~ then witness the marvel that she will become.
(I’m remembering how much I LOVE writing sentiments about my paintings… recalling and writing about the urges I felt while painting each piece, finding their personalities and putting them on paper)
Let me wrap you up, little one ~ keep you here and keep you close. We’ve no place to go, nowhere to be except within this dreamy place, together. Embraced In A Dream is the 17th Mindful Mothering Project painting – inspired by a photo submitted by Niki.
The third painting in the Kindred Collection will be NOT BE released NEXT Thursday, as I will be out of town ~ but, as soon as possible I will be showing snapshots and video progress of the next painting on my Instagram and Facebook pages – also my Instagram Stories, which is so fun.
Here’s how to see Instagram Stories: on your phone, inside the Instagram app, click…
Thank you for taking the time to read along!
Do you WANT to email me a photo that you’d like to see painted in the Kindred Collection? I’ll give a free print to each mama whose photo is chosen, of the final painting inspired by her photo. That’s just common kindness
Love & Sincerely, Katie
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