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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.

 

The Secret to Understanding Abstract Art

The Secret to Understanding Abstract Art

Have you ever stood in front of a painting and said, "What is it - I just don't get it."?   Maybe you even felt a bit uncomfortable becau...
Inspiration for Winter Morning Light Abstract Art

Inspiration for Winter Morning Light Abstract Art

In the cold of winter, when my eyes first open in the morning, often I see this beautiful pale pink light and the reflections of the snow. I can...
Why is there a Simplify Sign in my Studio?

Why is there a Simplify Sign in my Studio?

I've been often asked why I have a big sign in my studio that says Simplify.

Here are 4 good reasons why......

Red Tulip Flower Painting

Red Tulip Flower Painting

There are signs of Spring in the air.  Warm days and cool breezes.  Buds are forming on the trees.
 
We have planted hundreds of bulbs, including tulips, in our yard for the glorious anticipation of spring.
 
My Zentangle Experience

My Zentangle Experience

Zentangle Sally Evans, CZT   I am a firm believer that creativity is good for you, in whatever form it takes. Creating is good for your sou...
Sunflower Sketch

Sunflower Sketch

Sketching sunflowers brings me joy!  Each sunflower seems to have a personality and brightens up your day.

Sketching flowers or objects that are part of your every day can really help you to take a moment to slow down and appreciate the details and beauty around you.