• Adventures,  Painting Series

    Waterfall Adventures & New Paintings

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    Looking back on this past week, I visited five different waterfalls and painted three new paintings for the Summer Mosaic series.  I’m now on painting number 8 of 50 and 40 more days to go!  I’m a little behind where I’d like to be on the project, but it will…

  • Adventures,  Painting Series

    Let’s Get This Party Started

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    Summer Mosaic 2018 is now fully under way.  This week included visits to three different waterfall areas and the first four paintings! If  you were along for the ride for the recap of 2017’s project you know what this means, but if you weren’t you’re probably asking yourself what I’m…

  • Painting Series

    Summer Mosaic 2017 Recap: Days 43-50

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    We’ve reached the end of the recap for Summer Mosaic 2017.  I’ve already started on this year’s project.  So far I’ve sealed all 50 wooden tiles with matte medium and applied two layers of gesso to the front and sides of each.  I also went on a quick fieldtrip on…

  • Painting Series

    Summer Mosaic 2017 Recap: Days 26-42

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    I appreciate your patience as I’m a little late with this week’s post.  Who knew that driving across the country and working at the same time could be so difficult?  I’ve found a new awe and appreciation for all the travel bloggers out there. I had a great trip and…

  • Painting Series

    Summer Mosaic 2017 Recap: Days 29-35

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    I’m writing this from beautiful Colorado!  I drove out this past week and have been enjoying some much needed time with friends and a change of scenery.  I stopped at some fun places along the way and have been trying to share some pictures here and there on my Facebook…

  • Painting Series

    Summer Mosaic Recap: Days 22-28

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    Exciting news!  I just wrapped up my current projects which means that I can get started on this year’s Mosaic project (kind of)!  I have two paintings that were accepted into the New Wings and Shy Dinosaurs show at Franklin Street Gallery and Gift Shop – Springtime Hummingbird and Winter…

  • Painting Series

    Summer Mosaic Recap: Days 15-21

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    I have a few more projects to finish up before I can get started on this year’s Summer Mosaic project.  Are you ready to find out what my theme will be this year? So far I’ve reviewed paintings 1 through 14 of Summer Mosaic 2017 here on the blog.  I…

  • Painting Series

    Summer Mosaic 2017 Recap: Days 8-14

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    I’m excited to get started on this year’s Summer Mosaic project coming up soon!  I’ve been plotting out each of the 50 paintings and coming up with a game plan on how to complete everything that needs to be done. Last week I reviewed paintings 1 through 7 of Summer…

  • Painting Series

    Summer Mosaic 2017 Recap: Days 1-7

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    I’m excited to get started on this year’s Summer Mosaic project in the next couple of months!  I’ve already starting planning out what I’m going to be painting and it’s going to be good!  It’s going to involve some art adventures; that’s all the hints I’m going to give for…

  • Painting Series

    Summer Mosaic 2017 Recap

    Summer Mosaic 2017 Recap blog cover

    Summer Mosaic 2017 Recap I’m excited to get started on this year’s Summer Mosaic project in the next couple of months!  I’ve already starting planning out what I’m going to be painting and it’s going to be good!  It’s going to involve some art adventures; that’s all the hints I’m…