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Reiki and Art

I’ve been working on a series of watercolor paintings with inspirational messages.  I’ve infused each one with Reiki energy to bring blessings and healing to the recipients of the artwork.

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Gallery of Everything

I dropped off some paintings at the Gallery of Everything in Lakewood, Colorado today.  The gallery offers an eclectic array of local Colorado art at reasonable prices.  

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Watercolors at the Spring Market

Here are a few watercolors I’ll have for sale at the Art in the Highlands Spring Art Market on April 29th and 30th        

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Watercolor Soothes the Soul

  While my son was busy digging in the dirt and blowing bubbles outside this afternoon, my daughter and I decided to paint with watercolors at the dining table.  We both commented on how relaxed we were.  Nothing feels rushed with watercolors and time actually seems to slow down a bit.  I find painting meditative […]

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Spring Art Market 2016

Mark your calendars for the upcoming Spring Art Market put on by Art in the Highlands.  I will be sharing a booth space with my friend and fellow artist, Karen Nielson.  Stop by and see the variety of local art Denver has to offer.  Please note that some artists take credit cards, but not all, […]

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DMV Sketches

Here is a handful of sketches I made today while waiting at the DMV.  Sketching people, who are usually totally unaware they are being drawn, is great practice. They move around, someone stands in my way mid-sketch, or else the person I’m drawing gets up and walks away before I’m finished, so I have to […]

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Lady Alice Apples in Pastel

The spring-like weather we’ve been having this February week inspired me to dig out the soft pastels and add a splash of color to my day:

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Art in the Highlands Spring Market

I will be at the Art in the Highlands Spring Art and Craft Market today, Saturday May 2 from 11am – 7pm at 3131 Osceola Street in Denver.  I will have mixed media paintings, needle felted items, and fine art magnets and necklaces.  Also, my 8 year old daughter, Aspen, is joining me this year! […]

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Blue Scarf

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Pastel Self-Portrait

I had a strong itch do draw today, so I pulled out my soft pastels and drew this self-portrait.

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