painting of the week

My days start off calm. I wake up to the sound of Chris showering for work and the sun just barely peeking in our window. It’s 7am. In no time, I hear Greta’s little feet coming up the stairs and she climbs into bed with me and before Chris leaves, Faye starts stirring. For a […]

I probably shouldn’t refer to this project as painting of the week anymore, because the consistency is really lacking. But it’s something I so look forward to when I do have spare moments throughout the week. Last week, while all of my sisters were here, we spent one day at the lake–mostly so our kids could […]

Despite the dusty conditions surrounding me, I managed to lock myself in a room (keep Greta busy) and painted until I was swept away to another place. I almost took a break this week, because things are so crazy right now, but I am glad I pushed forward and went through with this painting–and a […]

This week’s painting was such a positive experience. It was an emotional and difficult week with this pregnancy and with every brush stroke, I felt myself escaping more and more. It was therapeutic to continue to add layers of pigment and watch the painting transform half a dozen times until this composition showed itself and […]


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