beginnings and ends

This was greeting me this morning after a long week away from the studio:

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Thoughts for today:

What starts off as an attempt at something else, often becomes something altogether different. Being able to accept that I didn’t accomplish what I set out to do is a habit I’m trying to embrace. It’s freeing to let go of perfectionist control and allow myself to explore new territories.

spies like us

I actually waited to finish this piece for a long time, but then the surrounding colors came to me literally in a dream, so I could finally wrap this one up!

Spies Like Us –  now available here :IMG_4386

Vote today!

Please vote for my piece, “Wonder” in the Saatchi Art online showdown competition!

Simply click on the link below. . .when you get to the listing there will be a small box on the mid right that says it’s part of the competition follow that link to vote. To vote you must have a Saatchi account–which is free and easy to set up, no blood required;)

Public voting ends Sunday, January 25th 12am. Thank you so much, Friends!

Vote for  “Wonder”

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wonder

Some paintings are worth agonizing over. This piece has been unfinished and stacked up against my studio wall for a looooong time. I wrestled with the center section, too many ideas to narrow down. . . which is fodder for future works. . .but one theme kept floating to the surface and felt most fitting for my now:

“Wonder” 18″x24″ acrylic on deep cradled panel, now available at my saatchi site:  http://www.saatchiart.com/art/Painting-Wonder/722875/2294948/viewIMG_4310