Success! Titillating times at the very first “Lushes with Brushes” painting party: Karen was an amazing hostess: Baked Brie with hot pepper raspberry jam, Gouda wrapped in pastry, sushi, ribs; yummy and oh-so-cute mini purse cakes by “Becky’s Cakes”; and several bottles of wine brought by guests. At my house it would have been aContinue reading “Lushes with Brushes: The Morning After”
I’m excited! I’ve been playing in my studio all week! Painting stiletto heels. My daughter-in-law made a suggestion a couple of weeks ago, and I love it! She said, “Why don’t you have painting parties where guests drink wine and paint, and call them, ‘Lushes with Brushes’ ?” …. Well, why not? I love painting.Continue reading “Lushes with Brushes”
I’ve become impatient to get started my Seriously Whimsical project. What I get while I wait though, is the fun of to plotting and scheming and planning!
Everything I see and think becomes fodder for my whimsical gristmill. Excessive rain caused shelf mushrooms to sprout all over the tree stump in my son’s back yard. Cool!!
I pull out my travel sketchbook and draw the stump with mushrooms for future reference while my grandchildren jump around me. “You’re a good drawer, Grandma!” “Thanks Georgie, you’re a good climber”
“Do you want to play Play-Doh, Grandma?” “Do I?!” Ya!
I’m excited. My “Phenomenal Reality” project has grown up and moved out of the house. It’s living it’s own life; seeing new people and places. It doesn’t really need me any more. But that’s not why I’m excited. I have a new baby, and I can’t wait to raise it. Shhhhh. This is secret squirrelContinue reading “Seriously Whimsical or Whimsically Serious”
Last Fall my life changed! Again! It shouldn’t have, but it did. I took a class* that opened a door to a world of possibilities. They were always there, but I hadn’t even noticed the room I was in had doors. Voilà! The world is suddenly more than the little box I’d always imagined itContinue reading “About Sharing and Goals”