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Venturing & Vitality… Mermaids! & 46 New Art Card Styles

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This week on Facebook I’ve been sharing the progress of two 4×12” original paintings ~ Venturing & Vitality. They sprouted from a couple of rough weeks for me… unexplainable forces were pulling me down and making the ‘swim-UP’ feel very difficult. It was as though my vitality had slipped away. We, as moms, all go […]

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Periwinkle ~ a new mermaid painting ~ upcoming event English Estate Winery

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Hello! Because it is Thursday I have a new original MINI painting to share! I have been releasing mini original paintings on Thursdays for about SIX YEARS! It’s a joy to have a mini in process each week ~ a little emotion, a little gift. I present my original mini painting via email each Thursday morning but […]

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Mermaid Mojo ~ upcoming Art Fair event

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There has been some serious Mermaid Mojo going on in my studio ~ and I’ve loved it. I love the sense of freedom and sparkle I feel when working on a mermama and her merbabe ~ a fantastic feeling of whimsy and movement. It’s so fun. It’s a nice break from the day-to-day Of […]

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Being Brave ~ mermaid paintings

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Recently, I posted a message on FB and IG, with a painting I’d been working on, here is the message: Every painting or drawing you see on Instagram or facebook ~ every song you hear on the radio or see on YouTube, represents someone being brave ~ someone putting their heart on the line to […]

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You Are In Charge ~ a new mermaid painting

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Sometimes we run around, barely certain of what the next moment will bring. Responding to this and that… Personally, I begin to feel that I’m not in charge of my own time. Orders come in and I gratefully pack them; supplies run out and I order more; tummies get hungry and I work to fill […]

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