a cheerful reminder for you

a cheerful reminder for you

Daffodils are the the quintessential spring flower that are associated with new beginnings and rebirth. The meanings and language of flowers is different, depending on the source and the country. In China, daffodils are said to mean good fortune. In Japan, daffodils...
Sketchbook peek – let go of frustration

Sketchbook peek – let go of frustration

I was working in my sketchbook the other day and I was getting a little frustrated. Things weren’t going how I wanted. I was painting a black and white bird and it was looking kind of blah. I was trying too hard. So, I switched gears and made up a bright,...
A fresh beginning

A fresh beginning

Every moment is a fresh beginning by T.S. Eliot There is something so reassuring that you can begin again. That you can have a fresh start or continue with a fresh perspective. It allows for possibilities to choose what you want and let go of what didn’t work. In...
Pleasure of purple

Pleasure of purple

My husband and I were having fun playing with watercolors and making cards the other day. This is my expressive version of an Anemone flower. The name anemone translates to “daughter of the wind”, which seems very appropriate for the beginning of spring and the strong...
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