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What's next?

The 30 in 30 challenge is over so what now?

When I heard that artist Leslie Saeta was hosting a September 30 in 30 challenge, I hopped on board.  I love how this challenge gives that little extra boost to get into the studio, put paint to the canvas, and just play around with no pressure.  I usually have an expected outcome in mind when I'm painting, but for these challenges I allow myself grace and flexibility to experiment.

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Week 4 of the 30 in 30 challenge + some real life events

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Week 4 of the 30 in 30 challenge + some real life events

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I can't believe we are nearing the end of the 30in30 challenge.  These past two weeks have been crazy around here juggling exciting family events and tune in the studio.  I had to prioritize where to spend my time and of coarse family comes first.  I'm rounding up both week 3 and week 4 in this post.

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Children of the King on Exhibit at this year's Butterfly House International Dinner!

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Children of the King on Exhibit at this year's Butterfly House International Dinner!

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I am so thrilled to be exhibiting my "Children of the King" collection at Butterfly House's Annual International Dinner.

You guys have heard me talk over and over again about this organization and their amazing mission to rescue children from the horrors of sex trafficking as well as providing them a safe haven for healing.

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Plein-air with Wild Flowers

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Plein-air with Wild Flowers

Plein-air Tuesday called for Wild Flowers!

I visited my parents last week, and took my daughter around their large backyard to show her their fruit trees and garden.  I told her stories of the memories I had as a little girl working in the garden and picking the fruits from the trees.

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Introducing Handcrafted Float Frames

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Introducing Handcrafted Float Frames

Choosing a frame for your fine art can be overwhelming... there are so many options out there, and getting custom framing from a gallery is a great option if it's in your budget.  I'm happy to announce that hand crafted solid wood float frames are now available as an option in my shop! [Trending Upward 11x14 oil painting in the Walnut finish] Making these frames available to you has been a goal early on in my business after spending frustrating hours researching the frames available through other sites, and not finding what I thought to be cost effective great quality...

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