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“Your Secrets”

The play room holds all, “Your Secrets”. Every room of your house holds all your secrets and in some cases a lot of dust, too. I was painting this piece and thinking of people who have a lot of secrets.

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Reminder of “New Beginnings”

I painted this series last Spring. It was a season of, “New Beginnings”. I even blogged about it. I find that the changes in the seasons often spark, “New Beginnings” for many people. Do you feel it? Do you notice

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In Case You Are Wondering…..

In case you are wondering YOU ARE LOVED In case you are wondering…. YOU MATTER!!! In case you are wondering….Some Bunny Loves You In case you are wondering. I painted all these. You can have one for $14.50. Send me

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“Esculate” My Emotions

I am sitting here staring at this piece. I have not seen it since May (2021). Is was left on the eisel to dry in a place I visit in California. There I have a space to paint. I painted

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Suzie Q How I Love You

“Suzie Q How I Love You” is more about how to repurpose a painting with a really good story around it. The friendship and love I have for one of my favorite humans, my younger sister Suzie. Inspires this post.

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My Blue Heart

When I am mixing colors and trying to find new hues and gradations of the rainbow I will often come up with unique and unusual pieces. I will take those pieces and put them aside and note the color combination

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Create In Me A Clean Heart

Psalm 51:10-12 10 Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me. 11 Cast me not away from thy presence; and take not thy holy spirit from me. 12 Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation;

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Harvest Dances Into Autumn

Do you ever feel like, as an artist, that things just either come together or they don’t? You think through your thoughts on what what you want to paint and then you think it today is the day to create.

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“Charleston”

I am not sure why but for some reason, “Charleston” made me cry. Not ugly face crying but just tears that came down my face. I have been working for months at making, “Art You Love” my next season of

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Red White & Blue

Every time I paint with red, white and blue I think of the honor it is to live in America and the love I have for my country. Even when there is uncertainty, division, chaos, and so many unknowns I

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“My Brain”

Ever since I could remember I have always loved the combination of colors. Maybe it started when I got my first pink huffy bike. Maybe it started when I learned the Bible story of Noah and the ark and the

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“Open Opportunities”

“Open Opportunities” is Art You Love by Elizabeth Traub. ( That’s me.) I was home one day contemplating being engaged, being married and recognizing how a ring represents that circle of something lasting and eternal. The reality is we look

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“Katrina”

I have a very hard time being patient with the art I create. As a designer most of my creating happens in my head. You go to a client’s home. You walk out each room, your think through favorite colors,

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The Polka Collection

I attended a webinar that talked about what artists should be doing to build their business. One thing the speaker spent much time on was creating a, “collection”. This sparked my interest. I have many collections. As a matter of

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My Personal Journey Today

I have been trying to wrap my brain around being semi retired. It’s strange and weird as well as my personal journey today. I still work on a referral basis for brand and marketing and business development. I am turning

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