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Mother’s Day 2016

Standard, May 8, 2016, Marie, 1410 Views 3 Comments

Mother’s Day can be challenging.  My mom sent me a picture a few weeks ago and asked me to create something similar, and I thought, ‘there is no way, that takes a


PFF: DIY Travel Watercolor Kit Altoids Upcycle

Standard, May 7, 2016, Marie, 3262 Views 1 Comments

Welcome to another Pinterest Find or Fail adventure:  DIY Travel Watercolor Kit! Watercolors:  My Backstory When I began my watercolor journey a few months ago, I had researched and ordered


Sketchy: Gettysburg National Military Park

Standard, May 5, 2016, Marie, 1060 Views 0 Comments

This sketched scene is from our visit to the Gettysburg National Military Park in April 2016.  Since I have already written a bit on this visit, I would encourage investigation

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Journal 52: Impossible Dreams

Standard, May 3, 2016, Marie, 908 Views 0 Comments

I’m not one for having impossible dreams.  I am often intensely practical, though I do have a soft spot for idealist qualities.  Since I’m not a big dreamer, the prompt


THWCC: A Fantasy Landscape

Standard, May 2, 2016, Marie, 879 Views 0 Comments

Hey there!  So I’ve been off and on busy and haven’t given The Happy Water Color Course from Bloknote Academy the attention it deserves.  I changed that this week and have

Art, Living

Athens Art Festival 2016

Standard, May 1, 2016, Marie, 1066 Views 0 Comments

The last weekend in April holds special appeal for me as I have come to enjoy attending the Athens Art Festival.  This started a few years back when A.D. was


LAHL: Chagall

Standard, April 23, 2016, Marie, 999 Views 0 Comments

It’s been a tough week and I’m trying to get inspired to write about Chagall and reflect on the Love Art, Happy Life assignment, but it’s honestly not coming to

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Journal 52: Seeds of Change

Standard, April 19, 2016, Marie, 888 Views 0 Comments

I’m a little behind on all of my art journaling, well, really on attaching stories to my art.  I completed the art for this page a couple of weeks ago

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Photo Round Up: Gettysburg

Standard, April 17, 2016, Marie, 1178 Views 0 Comments

Last weekend, A.D. and I met up with one of his students and we went on a brief journey around Gettysburg, PA and Dover, DE.  You’ll have to wait on

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THWCC: Doodle Flower

Standard, April 16, 2016, Marie, 871 Views 0 Comments

I started this post for my Doodle Flower on April 2.  It is now April 16.  Clearly, something is awry.  The day I did the artwork for this post, I


LAHL: Van Gogh Inspiration

Standard, April 1, 2016, Marie, 936 Views 0 Comments

Van Gogh is one of the most famous artists in the world, despite living in obscurity throughout his lifetime and he is the inspiration for this week on Love Art,