Pet Aroma Therapy – 24×48 painting in progress

This painting, Pet Aroma Therapy, is 3rd in a series of 24×48 mixed media painting that I am working on this fall. Inspired by a recent aroma therapy lesson – this reinterpretation of a classic ‘devil and angel on the shoulder’ image popped into my mind. It’s like there are two opposing ideas in my head…

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Longing and the Secret Garden

Finished my painting this weekend. ‘Everyday Gems’ 24×48. It’s inspired by my class on Joseph Campbell and his work on comparative mythology. At some point in our lives, we each go through the process of finding something valuable that has been lost. It can be a literal search for lost treasure or an inner quest…

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Memory Palace

Memory plays a big role in my creative process. Journaling is one way I reference my past. Photography is another way I document and reference my past visual art work. In looking back through my work, both for inspiration and as a reference, I find many inaccuracies in my memory. I also recognize lies or…

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