Progressing

PART THREE – The portrait of the Mully Children’s Family is progressing a little quicker than I thought it might. They say that art tells a story without words – well this one is telling many stories! I’ve decided to feature it at my art showing in September, as part of the “These are the Ones”…

My Summer Project 2011

PART ONE This particular blog will offer a glimpse into a summer-long project that I have started. I am running out of room for canvasses, so I needed a project that wouldn’t need a lot of space. 🙂 This piece is in honor of the Mully Children’s Family in Kenya. MCF has special meaning to…

Dedication to the “Lovely Ones”

Lovely Ones appears to be a circle of young children floating above the earth. This painting is dedicated to the lovely children who have died young – by miscarriage, abortion, stillbirth, childhood illnesses or accidents. The title of the painting was inspired by the song “These are the Ones“, from Steve Bell’s album, Kindness.  It…

Healing Soul Misery

With so many of my paintings having to do with depression, I thought I should tell you about the book that inspired this painting, which I would also recommend as something that could be helpful for many people –  Healing Soul Misery: Finding the Pathway Home by Dr. Susan Gleeson. I always thought depression was mostly a…