“Art resides in the quality of doing. Process is not magic.” – Charles Earnes
“I don’t mind running with the turtles” –
“Until you take time to discover yourself, you never know what you can achieve or how far you can go”
― Sunday Adelaja
“A bird does not sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.” -Maya Angelou
“Now is no time to think of what you do not have. Think of what you can do with what there is.” -Earnest Hemingway
“The bad news is that time flies. The good news is you are the pilot.” Michael Altschuler
“”The best thing you can give someone is a chance.” – unknown
Sometimes it is hard to stay on track, but by taking ‘Baby Steps’ we are better able to stay focused on our goals.
This post is dedicated to all of those who have said to an artist, “It’s so EASY for you!” (Hint: It. Is. NOT.)
If you choose to evolve, you will connect with the strength within you. You will explore what lies outside your comfort zone. You will awaken to love. You will become. You will be.” – Creig Crippen
I have a new acrylic painting project pattern for Valentine’s Day!
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe. -Anatole France
“I do have high standards. I look at everything I have done and think, ‘Why wasn’t that better?’ Part of my motivation is from crippling self-doubt – I have got to prove myself wrong.” -Michael Palin
“I’m always thinking about creating. My future starts when I wake up every morning… Every day I find something creative to do with my life.”
“Never underestimate yourself. You are capable than more than you can ever imagine.” -Les Brown
The only supplies ‘wasted’ are those we are afraid to use.
“You are being presented with a choice: Evolve or Remain”
– Creig Crippen
“The time you enjoy wasting is not time wasted.” Anonymous Last night we turned our clocks back. If there is ever an indication that we are approaching the holiday season, for me, that would be it. I find it interesting that so many people are opposed to changing the clocks altogether, and every six months…
“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” -T. S. Eliot
-“If I can make just one person smile today, it is a good day.”
“Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
The perils of shipping . . .
A black cat crossing your path may be the luckiest day of your life . . .
Learning new things is scary, but necessary to improve and grow.
And now for something completely different . . .
“Fear the vulture and the vulture will come. Fear nothing and you are the vulture.” – Suzy Kassem
Sometimes you feel like you just have to make art for art’s sake. . .
I find it is difficult to be creative when my world is in turmoil. Finding peace of mind is something that I feel is necessary for my well-being and success.
It seems to me like the entire summer has had the flavor of autumn . . .
A new, fun, pattern design in the works, and a lovely gift for a friend . . .
Sometimes you just gotta do some things for FUN! 😀
The latest storefront to my North Star Village – The Pink Macaron Bakery – is OPEN!
“So often we become so focused on the finish line that we fail to enjoy the journey.” – Dieter F. Uchtdorf
“Balance is not something you find, it is something you create.” – Jane Kingsfield
“Sometimes you need a second chance, because you weren’t quite ready for the first.”
Change is uncomfortable. But without it, we cannot grow.
We all have our obsessions . . . (one of) mine is storage and boxes! I scored big on this one!
While I may have been a bit off the radar lately, I haven’t been idle. Quite the opposite, in fact. So many new things to talk about. . .