Winter has been crammed with ideas in the studio!
It's been snip snip snip
and inky fingers
and splashing paint all day long and into the wee small hours.
It's dream of art all night and then waken to make it come true.
Yes, filled with joy to overflowing.
Creativity in the studio and all over the little valley.
I dashed over to Christianson's, my most favorite source for everything garden, and they did not fail to furnish inspiration galore for all things botanical and vintage garden as usual.
The palettes for much of my work is pulled straight from this gardener's heaven...
oh, how I love the hues and pigments you can spy in the terra cotta pots, the water features reflecting the sky, the luminescent greenhouse windows, and the myriads of leaves and mosses...
And now back to joyful work for me!
Are you local? Several have asked me to do an open studio weekend.
Would you be interested in a little mini-class or two during April, during Tulip Festival out here in the farmlands? If you are, email me or post a comment.
These fields will be teeming with color in a few short weeks, and I'm contemplating a journal sketching class live in the tulip garden (oh, joy! really!!!) as well as a weekend of open studio and garden, with calligraphy, sketching and painting classes from artist Anne Olwin and me.
If I had an open studio weekend with classes in the studio garden and in the tulip garden, would you and your friends come?
It's winter now, but springtime's coming!
And a little PS, just for you!
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