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The Earth & Spirit Collection - Friday

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The Earth & Spirit Collection - Friday

I’m cooking up the Earth & Spirit Collection ♥ Feeling the rumblings of a free spirit after creating 85 Silent Story paintings for the new book... I set up canvases with an idea to paint light airy colors... and then saw deep earthy pieces emerge on the easel. YOU WILL FIND THE PAINTINGS released here They feel like Earth & Spirit and I'm going to release the first half of the collection, starting TOMORROW (Friday)! Starting Friday, I'll release 2 paintings each day for 5 days. My private Facebook Community Group is going to get the first chance at them, and...

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A wordless journey of heartbreak & hope

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A wordless journey of heartbreak & hope

Silent Story is a wordless journey of heartbreak & hope. From joy through pain, and back to joy again.     I’ve just finished the final painting for the book. It’s not the last page in the book, though, I jumped around. On Instagram (stories) and in my Private Facebook Community, I’ve received lots of lovely feedback on this new dreamy sleeping painting, so, here I've paired her with the early sleeping page from the book.       This is an example of the transformation this book provides for the character, The Seeker. From heartbreak to hope.      ...

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Silent Story Updates - wallowing

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Silent Story Updates - wallowing

  read more Silent Story Blog Posts   As always, you can get the most current updates on the Silent Story project by joining the Private Facebook Community.   I'm starting to feel this project draw to a natural and peaceful close, the creation of the book, at least. The Seeker will continue on in other ways. I have been enraptured by this project for almost 2.5 years, and have felt Resistance try to kick my butt many times. The emotions have run the spectrum. Imposter Syndrome has been at-the-ready. The fear that I will fail, the fear that this...

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Silent Story Art Doll Auction

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Silent Story Art Doll Auction

My son's surgery was a complete success! He is healing faster than everyone expected. We are home and doing very well, feeling so much gratitude and peace. He's back to playing and I'm back to the studio, off and on. THANK YOU so much for your loving vibes, prayers and wishes! I appreciate your care and kindness very much ♥♥   Something AWESOME is happening right now!   Remember I told you about the Silent Story Art Sculptures that were being created by my dear friend Dana of The Midnight Orange? They are READY! They are on auction RIGHT NOW! And...

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2 more days - Silent Story Kickstarter

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2 more days - Silent Story Kickstarter

My son's surgery is in less than 1 week, so please remember that there will be delays on orders and emails from February 12-24 when we will be mostly in the hospital. Please send us your kind and loving, healing thoughts ♥ my mama heart thanks you so much ♥    The Silent Story Kickstarter ends Thursday. This heart-felt art book is over 2.5 years in the making. Soon the book will go to print, then into our hands. I'm looking forward to the next steps.   The Kickstarter Campaign has funded and extra funds being received are going toward printing the book a...

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