It's very rewarding to see the file
marked 30 for 30
that I pull these images from become larger and more full.
There is suddenly quite a body of work...
and I'm only half way done.
It's rather amazing,
to show up every day.
It's also got a kind of comfort to it.
I know where I belong.
It makes me very serene.
I know that sometimes I am painting magic.
Sometimes I am not.....
but always I am being and doing what I am meant to do.
Kathleen Barnes, Paintdiva
Art is my passport to a limitless journey. When I am not exploring my materials on a technical level, there is visual exploration before me. When that seems a bit thin, there is a deep calling from the realm of my imagination. Sometimes all three come together in a perfect storm. That storm, that combination of the real, the imagined and the very paint and canvas is what calls me daily, and I answer as much as I can.....