And it begins!
Another year and another series (or two). I am so humbled and honored to begin to share these two series with you. One will be called “Heartland” and the other “Sky and Water”. Both are near and dear to my heart but for very different reasons.
“Heartland” will be a set of paintings, with reflections or stories to accompany them, that speak about one of my favorite subjects. FAMILY. And, goodness, there are so many avenues of family.
How it heals and restores, shapes and molds; good times and hard times.
How no two families look alike.
And what other social group in this world can make us happier, and sometimes angrier, than family! :)
It’s never perfect and often flawed. I hope to be able to capture these elements through words and paint.
The “Sky and Water” collection is a different sort all together. It will be continuous. For how long…well you get to decided that.
But none less special. Maybe more.
I want YOUR stories. I want YOUR photos. I want to share with the world the things that are hidden deep. Afraid to come out. Maybe you can’t speak it, but let me tell it. It will always remain anonymous unless you tell me otherwise.
The focus of these paintings will be, you guess it, sky and water. Sunsets, sunrises, average days, rainy and clear skies. Lakes, quarries, oceans, swamps. ANYTHING.
My heart is already aching. Full of inspiration from listening to all of YOU tell me what stirs your soul. Drives your will and life.
I feel a heavy burden with these two new collections. To get it right. To cover all the spaces. But to continue to show light, life and joy. Even through the struggle.
Please leave comments below or email me your thoughts. Would love to hear what you think about these collections.
Whether you care to contribute to a painting idea, or just share a story, my promise is NOTHING will ever be painted, written or published without your permission.
If you contribute to any of my paintings in any way, whether words or photos, you will have two very special gifts to choose from. Either you will receive the very first gicleé paper print hot off the press or a special discounted rate to purchase the original painting. I never mark my originals down, so this offer will only stand for those who contribute.
Looking forward to hearing from you!