The Soulful Artist

Life. Art. Transcendence.

Day 21 Of 28 Days Of Love! When I first started painting, it’s understandable that my work was clumsy, messy, childish. I was learning and still getting my footing. Had I judged myself too harshly and quit painting then, I would never have evolved as a painter. Anything that has never been is waiting for …

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Day 31 of My 30 Days Of Creativity Challenge. Bonus Day!!! My journey to become an artist was not a linear one. My attempts as a child to discover what I liked and what called to me where thwarted by one who felt I possessed no talent in art whatsoever. So even before I could …

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Day 29 of my 30 Days of Creativity Challenge. It’s hard to believe that the days have flown by. We’re well into the last few days of the month, of my little challenge. I’ve learned a lot about myself – some things never really change, same but different. Take my love for sending out mail. …

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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 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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Day 16 of My 30 Days of Creativity Challenge. I know that before you clicked this post, you did a double take because you wondered what the heck I just posted. I hope that upon reading my caption, that you let out a little snicker, shaking your head thinking about just how crazy funny I …

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Day 11 of my 30 Days of Creativity Challenge. I didn’t have a clear idea of what I would create today. I was kind of just going thru the motions, playing with paint and just thankful to be able to create. I have to admit that I was multi-tasking also: cleaning out my space and …

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Day 10 of my 30 Days of Creativity Challenge. Who remembers Spirograph?!? Ugh! So. Much. Fun! So many memories! I remember getting my first one. I remember I was with my Grandma at the GoodWill store in San Francisco when I saw it and I begged her to please get it for me! It was …

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Day 8 of my 30 Days of Creativity Challenge. Magic wands for the extension of my own magic! And a little potpourri for my creative space. (There were NO owls harmed in the making of these wands.) The spiritual and mystical side of me surprisingly comes out more and more everyday. Where I’ve hidden myself …

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