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The Benefits Of Supporting Artisan Handmade Products

We live in a material world dominated by the story of stuff. When we take the opportunity to really examine our lives, we find out just how much of our time and energy is devoted to buying, selling, repairing, weeding, moving and maintaining all our stuff. In fact, we may even create our whole identity [...]

Flower Power

The flower truly reveals its power when one of the greatest masters of art, Claude Monet, stated he may just owe his life as a painter to the flowers. Even those who do not consider themselves artists are often compelled to capture these beauties. No other motif in nature has inspired so many artists, poets [...]

By |2017-05-22T14:14:14+00:00January 13th, 2013|Categories: All About Art, Blog|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Endless Landscapes

Few subject matters allow for an artist's exploration into shape, color and line than endless landscapes, while simultaneously providing the artist with a deep, intrinsic connection to the natural world. For many years, I was content to capture in landscape painting  the slow, continuous deepening of the summer fields into a sea of green, as [...]

The Alchemy Of Art

For some weeks now, I have been pondering my life as an artist. I suppose it is a cumulative response to a series of recent challenges. But if I am truly honest, I have been questioning this uncommon path since the beginning. The offbeat path of an artist is known to come with its own [...]

By |2017-05-22T14:14:15+00:00December 10th, 2012|Categories: All About Art, Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Fate

I did not know as a girl that I would grow up to become an artist. I spent most of childhood outdoors in nature, riding horses, swimming, canoeing the rivers and working on our farm. I had the gift of growing up on a beautiful, big cattle farm at the foot of the Blue Ridge [...]

By |2017-05-22T14:14:22+00:00January 11th, 2012|Categories: All About Art, Blog|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

The Land of Enchantment Landscapes

  I recall so clearly my very first visit to the high desert over twenty years ago. I thought it was the most desolate, brownest, most stark and barren land I had ever seen. I couldn't understand why or how people would choose to live here. Yet, I continued to come back to this barren [...]

Studio Bliss Press Release

http://www.free-press-release.com/news-your-color-adventure-begins-at-studio-bliss-1271964125.html   (Free-Press-Release.com) April 22, 2010 -- The ability to paint beautiful works of art is a journey that can sometimes take a lifetime. Art is, after all, an inevitable result of growth. And a work of art is never a finality, but always the suggestion of more to come. It reveals the impression of [...]

By |2017-05-22T14:14:26+00:00April 22nd, 2010|Categories: Art, Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

September Hill

Acrylic on paper, 9"x12" A small painting of the hill behind the house done in September. I always liked painting whatever was around me, as though it was my way of studying more closely the world I lived in. This was my September hill. Unframed. Original Painting September Hill $189.00 Giclee Prints 9"x 12" $108.00 [...]

Hay Bales from the Sky at Llangollen

Acrylic on paper, 22"x30" Llangollen farm was on the road to our farm. They had bigger front fields than we did, and in summer they were full of hay bales. There were so many that to me, they looked like they had dropped out of the sky. And so it was called hay bales from [...]

Spring Meadow

Acrylic on paper, 18"x24" An Appalachian spring is as close to heaven on earth as I can imagine. The woods are all bursting with snippets of soft green, pink, purple and white while the spring meadow is showing off shades of yellow and bright green. A new cycle of beauty has begun. Framed in gold [...]

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.