painting trees with acrylic

This is the last and final tree for the book. It’s a weird tree but it’s beautiful. My ending thoughts for the book are that we should allow trees to grow however they choose. We should protect our trees, give them water and allow them to grow. Should we not do the same with eachContinue reading “painting trees with acrylic”

Painting trees with a foam brush

Everything about this tree says warm breeze. That’s why this tree is my second favorite Wise Tree. I customized a foam brush by cutting it in various strands and then gluing them together to make my own brush. There’s nothing like a warm breeze to remind me that everything is as it should be. IContinue reading “Painting trees with a foam brush”

When you get a BIG IDEA…

GO FOR IT.  I know, I’ve always known when an idea is the right one. The problem is that resistance shows up and it has for a long time…too long. There came a point when I just couldn’t listen anymore. There comes a time in everyone’s life when you can’t accept another come back tomorrow.Continue reading “When you get a BIG IDEA…”

indecisiveness irks me

  Talk about repainting and repainting trees. Last night I felt this tree needed more contrast. I keep going over the story and paintings. This is my first book and I want to get it right. I spent hours editing my Ana and George book. I realize that I I’ve been working on it wayContinue reading “indecisiveness irks me”

repainting a tree for an audience of one

Is this tree is too dark? Does it feel right? The tree got a lot of likes when I posted it on instagram. Yes it has that BRAVE Merida color scheme. This tree is about taking something ordinary and creating something extraordinary-and to always have fun of course. Maybe? I mean it does take bravery–courageContinue reading “repainting a tree for an audience of one”

Clever Painting Brush

Sometimes I see trees and imagine that MAYBE the leaves of a tree are just it’s hair. Trees must need their leaves like we need our hair. I smile and the tree smiles back. The warm sun and the breeze come along for the ride. This sounds CRAZY I know,  but maybe I have aContinue reading “Clever Painting Brush”