The Butterfly Monitors

The Butterfly Monitors My grand opening was this past Saturday. It was attended by my family and a few close friends~what a special day and thank you to all of you who came! When the dust was settled we looked at each other with wild eyes:”Did YOU take pictures???” Nope. None of us did. Ah,Continue reading “The Butterfly Monitors”

Gone Fishing

http://www.melissabluefineart.com I hesitate to mention where this painting takes its inspiration for a couple of reasons. Technically speaking, the boys should maybe not be there fishing. When I saw them there, however, I decided I’d much rather paint them than scold them. If we do not allow young people to interact with the natural world,Continue reading “Gone Fishing”

To hell and back

I love this quote:      “If you’re going through hell, keep going.”  – Winston Churchill On the subject of being a great artist, Martha Beck has this to say: “Great artists embrace the full catastrophe of our condition and find beyond it an even deeper truth of peace, healing, and redemption.” What a strikingContinue reading “To hell and back”

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