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I started this blog on November 23, 2009 just because I wanted to chronicle my artistic endeavors and see "in black and white" how many different directions my artistic brain would go.  I challenged myself to try different mediums and that this blog could be a platform to post my achievements and failures.  I cannot believe it's been six years now!  Over the past 6 years I've learned a few things from writing this blog:
1.  Art is in my blood, I will always be thinking or doing something artistic
2.  About 80% of my work turns out better than the original idea
3.  I am not a fast artist, I have to start on an idea and then let it sit for a while
4.  It's OK that my "artsy" brain sometimes goes in 1,000 different directions at once
With all of this said I now consider myself a mixed media artist because I a lot of my talents cross over into other projects I've already started; It's a great life and I wouldn't change anything about my crazy artistic brain!  


Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Monday, November 19, 2012

What I'm working on now

It is now Monday evening and I HAVE to finish "whimsical painting" two chairs for a silent auction that is in two weeks.  I have given myself until Thanksgiving to finish them, that is exactly 3 days away.  Pictures coming very soon!

Another thing I've been working on is transferring all of my pictures onto a new computer (also putting them on a disk because I'm old school) because my old computer is finally dying.  I have also bought the latest version of Adobe Photoshop Elements and I'm having a blast altering my photos.

I think creative Kim is coming back (thanks mom for encouraging me!) so look for updates on my latest art dolls coming soon.


Wednesday, November 14, 2012

I'm OK

A lot has happened in my life in the past few weeks (physically and emotionally) and instead of going into a long sermon I'll try to summarize. 

1.  My lease was up at The Art Gallery where I sold my art so I made the hard decision to pull my stuff out.  It has become a lot more emotional for me than I thought.  I used to define myself as an artist and I guess I still am but it seems like I have no direction now.

2.  I was in a car accident on November 1st.  I am still bruised and very sore but I'll survive.  It was the other person's fault and thank God I didn't have my kids in the car with me.  I won't post pictures because it still gives me the chills to look at them.

I forced myself to get back into my art room last night and I think slowly my creative energy may be coming back but I probably won't be posting for another few weeks.