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My top three art podcast: a studio must have

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Podcasts are another one of my must haves while working in the studio. Today, I thought I would share with you my top three art podcast.

A few weeks ago, I shared with you how I make my "Perfect" cup of coffee.  Coffee is just as important to have in my studio as my art supplies.  Too extreme...not if you are as much of a coffee lover as me.  Wait! What?  You missed that post...no worries, you can still read How to make the perfect cup of coffee.

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Solo Art Show at The Chesapeake Central Library

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Solo Art Show at The Chesapeake Central Library

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My Children of the King collection is going to the Chesapeake Central Library!

I have been working since the beginning of this year creating new paintings to add to my Twirly Dresses collection for my April solo show at the Chesapeake Central Library, and I've been having so much fun developing other ways to incorporate the crown in my work.

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A Mother's Crown custom paintings for Mom

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A Mother's Crown custom paintings for Mom

A Mother's Crown custom oil paintings by beverly gurganus

I'm so excited to introduce my new custom paintings "A Mother's Crown" just in time for Mother's Day!

If you haven't learned by now, crowns have become my thing, and I am always dreaming up ideas on how to paint them.  I have shared in previous blog post about how my Children of the King: Twirly Dresses was birthed with the intentions to send a message of value to young girls about their value.  I'm not talking about the prideful kind of value, but the value they have to their heavenly father.  We live in a world full of expectations, labels, and comparisons.  Twirly Dresses is a colorful reminder to embrace who we were created to be, and when you are happy, you can't help but to dance and twirl.

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A New Beginning Eco Fashion Presentation and Benefit Gala Update

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A New Beginning Eco Fashion Presentation and Benefit Gala Update

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Last month I was invited to attend A New Beginning Eco Fashion Presentation and Benefit Gala and bring along some of my Children of the King paintings.

It seems like January was a long time ago, but I keep reminding myself that it was just last month.  Isn't it crazy how time works?  My granddaughter's birth seems like it was just a few days ago, and not 5 months ago.  On the contrary, it has felt like much time has past since Christmas. Anywho, I promised to share more about January's event A New Beginning.

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How to make the best cup of coffee: a studio must have

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How to make the best cup of coffee: a studio must have

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Coffee, java, cup o' joe... it's the first thing many people reach for in the mornings, and I am one of those people.  It is warm and soothing like a morning hug, it jump starts my brain, and it makes me easier to be around (ask my family).  It goes out the door with me so I can sip the warm liquid as I wait in the drop off line at my daughter's school, but my most favorite time to sip coffee is in the studio.

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