Monday, January 13, 2014

I'm Ba-aaaack!

what I've been doing in my spare time!

Oh boy . . . it's been a long time, eh?  I've needed a little break so I decided to just take it -- from painting and also from being so "plugged in."  Do any of you ever feel like that too?  I also figured, what better time to take a break, than through the holidays?  I hope you all had lovely time with friends and family with lots of love, warmth and of course, plenty of merry-making!  I must say -- I've enjoyed my little break but am also now excited to get back into my work.

My painting time has admittedly been minimal over the past few weeks.  I think that 30 day challenge in September took more out of me than I originally thought.  It was a great experience, but while Leslie is conducting one right now for the month of January, I just couldn't pull myself together in time.  Even to commit to painting everyday in January was too much.  But I am happily getting back into the swing of things, just slowly.  And am working on an 8x8 commission that I can't quite share with you yet.  

In the meantime, I decided to start another blog.  This one is for my "mini-making."  In the past, I've posted a couple photos on this blog, of my dollhouse, but decided a separate one was in order.  You can visit it here.  It's been wonderful working on my little house -- which has helped to feed my creativity while I took a little break from painting.  It's also given me renewed inspiration for painting.  I don't let my "dry spells" get me down - I always know they'll pass - so thank you for your patience.  I look forward to sharing with you some of my new work in the next few weeks.  :) 


  1. I am glad that I am not the only one who takes periodic breaks from posting. It looks like you kept busy! This is incredible. You get to create another reality! You are so talented!

    1. Thanks so much for commenting, Kaethe -- it's nice to know that others feel the same way. :) I'm very impressed that you are taking the 30/30 challenge -- your paintings look terrific. Keep up the good work! :)

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