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Nature

Natural Bridge State Park

Don’t you love when you find a hidden treasure right in your backyard? That’s how it felt when we enjoyed an afternoon with our friend, Jackie. She took us exploring and introduced us to Natural Bridge State Park. Chris met Jackie last winter when they shared a lift together. She is an artist who makes […]

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art

Santa Smiles in January

I think I just love Christmas. My tree is still up, and I’m seeing Santa’s in the shadows of my husband’s art.

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Family

Online Art Lessons

I wrote about this a bit ago, but I am finding my art lessons strangely relaxing. I am very thankful for online lessons that offer no pressure as I learn about scaling and shading and drawing in general.

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art

Art Tools

My drawing hobby continues 🙂 I’m finding it very relaxing to wind up a work day with a short tutorial by Paul Priestly, but I was getting a little frustrated because my drawings really lacked the look I was trying to achieve. As I wrote last month, I’m no expert and don’t plan to be. […]

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Technology

Un-teching

My family has a lot of artists in it. Several cousins, my grandmother, and even my niece (dipping into the NexGen) are amazing with a pencil, pen, and paintbrush. The genes for that skipped me. When I used to run a home daycare, I always joked that coloring with the kids was awesome because they […]

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thankful art

Living With an Artistic Husband

The man creates art everywhere, and I love it 🙂 This is what he came up with when we left him alone for a short time in Moab last summer: To see more of his work, check out his site on https://christopherpollockart.com/

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winter Family

Snow Shapes

I looked out the window this morning and loved how the snowsicles dripping off the roof lined up with our staircase and neighbor’s porch railings.

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blogging

Highlighted Blog #30 – Art and Soul Space

As I wrap up November’s highlighted blogs, it’s been interesting to see what holds appeal for me. I learned a bit about myself and encourage you to read over of lists of sites you follow. It was a treat reading the list, seeing how many people I connect with. People who take the time to […]