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Imperfect PLAY

Play - print available here
I have been finally reading Julia Cameron's, "The Artist's Way". I don't really know why I put it off for so long. Maybe I presumed to know what it was about. Maybe I thought she'd whip my butt into shape and I wasn't ready for that. Whatever my reason, was there standing in my way. This year, for me, has been all about letting things emerge by being still. By letting my imperfectness just be. To go through life at an unhurried enjoy the process of life like I enjoy the process of painting. I'll admit the being still and unhurried pace is a real struggle for me. But Wayne Dyer and Deepak Chopra and assured me that if you take the this path of expending the least amount of effort the universe will work in ways that will not only surprise you but you will actually get MORE things done. To not Force let them evolve naturally and just in time as they always have.
So I've been writing my morn…

the magic that was artfest

smiles, sand, bonfire jenny's song calm with closed eyes creating from your 7 year old self discoveries made
neon bursts of happiness rainbow serenades symbols that speak volumes reaching a place of connectivity with ourselves and others
tears of uncontrolled inspiration salted carmel and wine laughter to the nth degree hoping to hold the moment for it to never end

thank you, my friends for making this last artfest truly beautiful. i love you Kym, Sunny, Heather, Jenny, Orly, Cheryl, Kathie, Danielle, Kate, Michelle, Janna, Dawn, Sarah, Glenny, Marie, Lisa, Liz, Jesse, Lana, Juliette, John, Misty, Katie, Miss Mindy, Catherine, Betsy, Mary Beth, and Serena.
and to all my awesome, amazing, inspiring, rock star students. keep painting and make those beautiful mistakes!!

Kym and Jenny we met at Play and instantly connected. you guys are medicine for my soul!

inspiring student work from my Expressive Color class
 the massive line of paintings from Expressive Color I encouraged the…