The Soulful Artist

Life. Art. Transcendence.

Day 30 of my 30 Days of Creativity Challenge. The last 30 days have flown by. Just … F L E W! Incredible! Today is the last day, although in many ways today is just the beginning. It’s been an incredible day of painting and creating. I love it when I have days with no …

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Day 28 of my 30 Days of Creativity Challenge. I meant to post this yesterday and … I totally zoned. I’ve been working and I just got busy once I was finished. I painted and then had to hurry and shower to leave for work in time. I could’ve planned better. But the truth is, …

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Day 26 of My 30 Days of Creativity Challenge. I am more than what you see. What you see is a mere glimpse of what I allow you to visibly see. I have been mistaken for looking intimidating, not approachable, hard. I will admit that I do prefer this persona. It protects my energy. What’s …

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Day 25 of My 30 Days of Creativity Challenge. Ever notice sometimes that you’re holding your breath? You feel as if the other shoe is gonna drop? Or feel, I dunno … like things are too good and it’s an “ominous sign?” My one swipe painting reminded me of this. Of someone looking for forgiveness. …

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Day 24 of My 30 Day Creativity Challenge. I never know what I’m going to end up with when I start a painting. I’m not one of those artists that can picture something in their mind and get it on the canvas. I’m one who starts painting and who is amazed at what appears because …

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Day 23 of My 30 Days of Creativity Challenge! My life is much different than it was 10 years ago, heck, even a year ago, or a week ago, and even yesterday! I’m always ever evolving, yet I’m still very my simple, cooky self. I know that better things are coming. I believe that because …

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Day 22 of My 30 Days of Creativity Challenge. I used to believe that I lived this ordinary life. Working, raising my children, doing the parent thing while others around me appeared to be living lives that were “exciting.” Here’s the truth … I loved and still love my life. Even when I was single …

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Day 21 of My 30 Days of Creativity Challenge. How far would you go for someone you love? You’d go pretty far, yes? But what about if that someone was yourself? Would you still go as far? Working on Valentine’s cards and it made me think … There was a time in my life where …

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Day 20 of My 30 Day Creativity Challenge … I didn’t really create anything new today. Well, I take that back … I spent some time today working on some paintings and cards I already had. Playing, adding layers, enjoying myself. My paintings are a lot like me. I’m the same, yet I’m different. I …

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Day 19 of My 30 Day Creativity Challenge. Have you ever been so engrossed in something, or distracted while doing something that you totally miss the entire experience? I mean, you’re just not there, not present. In the past, it’s happened to me more times than I care to admit. There but not there. I …

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