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The Making of Henrietta - Slideshow Video

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The Making of Henrietta - Slideshow Video

  It's always a lot of fun to sit down and starting painting. Before I do that I spend some time thinking about the design and composition by drawing a few rough sketches. When I like what I see, I begin to imagine all the possible color combinations. I love to look back through the pictures to see how the...

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Rockstar Kids - Let Them Play

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Rockstar Kids - Let Them Play
We all know one. I grew up in a household where music was appreciated and celebrated. As youngsters my brother and I took up musical instruments, and on a recent blog post I shared my brother was the talented one. I was not. He loved music. He had an ear for it! During high school he was in a rock...

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Musical Talent

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Musical Talent
I think I was eight years old when I decided I wanted to be a musician. My instrument of choice was the flute. My family lovingly endured my screechy practice sessions. I think we would all agree I was not destined to musical greatness. The musical talent was given to my brother. To me it seemed so easy for him....

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The Mystery of Color

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The Mystery of Color
Even when we're not aware of the influence, colors affect us. I bet we've all seen a color combination that just doesn't work! To avoid these awkward moments artists use the Color Wheel to make wise color choices. Before I begin painting I spend some time playing with color combinations in my mind as I look at my Color Wheel....

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What Inspires Us?

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What Inspires Us?
Is it a particular sight, sound, aroma or place? I'm learning to slow down and pay attention to all that's around me. It was a beautiful Colorado day when my husband and I decided to take a train trip on the Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. Early in the morning we arrived and boarded the train. Snacks were served. The...

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