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Artist on a Mission – A Demo, A Podcast and a Video

I love thIs quote from the book Art & Fear by David Bayles & Ted Orland:  “Look at your work and it tells you how it is when you hold back or when you embrace. When you are lazy, your … Continue reading

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Artist on a Mission – Life Well Lived

It’s nice to know a bit about the person you’re painting. I know this guy well. After all I beat him in a leg wrestle when he was 14 and I was dating his brother. When he came home quite … Continue reading

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Artist on a Mission -Noah’s Ark

I love to see a project go from beginning spark of an idea to a completed project. It takes a great amount of faith, courage and perseverance.  You have to believe in yourself and the project enough to see the … Continue reading

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Artist on a Mission – Getting your feet underneath you

Here’s nine suggestions for when life goes a little crazy.  It’s ok to sit and stare out the window.  Madeleine  L’Engle in her book “Walking on Water” talks about the importance of “being” time. It’s like the time when you … Continue reading

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Artist on a Mission – Good Company

“Wind Blown Sand” was in good company at the St. George Art Museum. It shared some space with “Monolith” by Maynard Dixon 1909. The abovet article is from the St. George Art Museum Newsletter.  One day my husband and I … Continue reading

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Artist on a Mission – Sisters

So there’s the sister I shared a room with, and an iron-barred double bed. I would tap to the middle bar, then bring my arm down like a hatchet to make sure she was not on my side of the … Continue reading

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Artist on a Mission – The Reindeer Keeper

I’m speaking to a lot of Mongolian students who are learning and practicing their English. They are the inspiration for this years Christmas card. May you all have a beautiful Christmas and a happy New Year. I’m thinking about the … Continue reading

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Artist on a Mission – Showing some art in Hawaii and St George, Utah

I love this watercolor of a lone hiker in the middle of Capitol Reef National Park. I love the color palette and the texture of the sand. I love the solid free dark shape of the desert junipers. This watercolor … Continue reading

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Artist on a Mission – And a Cloud Shall Rest Upon it

  This watercolor painting shows the Laie Temple nestled in the heart of Laie, surrounded by the student married housing. It is there, calling to the students and the community to come closer to God, to come unto Christ. The … Continue reading

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Artist on a Mission – Called to Serve

I love the effect of the light on this couple. The woman’s face is pushed back into the shadow. There is that nice, rich black behind them, tying them together visually. Then there is the shadow lines of the lawn … Continue reading

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