Field of Dreams

A funny thing happened with this painting.  After studying it for a bit, my mind got busy.  Theory and bad things like that.  This is what happened: I thought that by making the color dots larger in the foreground and adding more definite brushstrokes, it would only enhance the jewel-like look I was going for.Continue reading “Field of Dreams”

Winter Light

http://www.melissabluefineartandgardendesign.com   Now, you may not be wanting to see more snow this morning, but I just finished this painting and was eager to share it with you.  I hate the stuff, myself, except, isn’t it pretty?  Also, I appreciate it for its vital role in the health of the ecosystems here.  This particular ecosystem,Continue reading “Winter Light”

Friends Passing Through

http://www.etsy.com/shop/melissabluefineart This is a print I had made from a painting I did some time ago.  I just came across it when digging through an old portfolio.  What a great find, just in time for the show I will be at next week. Still, though, when I look at the image I feel a smallContinue reading “Friends Passing Through”

Gifts from the Summer

Before I tell you about this cool plant, I want to share with you two exciting blogs I just came across: projectlighttolife, and volunteeringabroad.  These two really are shining light into the world, and I hope you all get a chance to visit their sites and be inspired.  Stumbling across them really did feel likeContinue reading “Gifts from the Summer”

Gurgle gurgle…

Golden Alexanders There may not be any new paintings for awhile.  This morning, much earlier than I am accustomed to, I awoke to an odd gurgling sound.  With drips and splashes as accompaniment.  Hmmm.  Thinking I’d better see what that was all about I headed for the basement and, “oh nooooo”.  Like thousands of othersContinue reading “Gurgle gurgle…”

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