Thankful Project

Thankful Project

On this eve of the new year, we can look back on the past 12 months, muse over our accomplishments, reminisce about the fun times, and hopefully learn something from our failures. But for me, 2016 is so weighed down by negative emotions that I can only bring myself to...
Why I Paint Every Day

Why I Paint Every Day

A couple of years ago I started the practice of painting a small painting ever day. For the first year I was very diligent, making sure to take supplies with me when I traveled and even painting in hotel rooms or at rest stops.  In the second year I started to cut...
Painting winter

Painting winter

I don’t like winter. As a season I t is about as cold, grey, and lifeless as you can get. Despite all that, I do know that there are those quiet, peaceful, snow covered moments in winter that are truly beautiful. So, today in my daily painting I have tried to...