I launched this blog in 2008. My mini-me.


Focusing on my goal (Giverny) gets me through the day

June 6, 2015

Note: This is the first post from my 10-day painting adventure in France. I didn’t bring a laptop and attempted to write on my iPhone. As my first try at […]

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Last minute madness before the trip to France

June 5, 2015

I spent the morning packing, which means I am currently in full-bloom panic. I have about 40 pounds of art supplies; doesn’t leave much room for nice clothes. Oh, well! […]

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Join me: painting in France!

June 4, 2015

If you’re reading this, then you’ve just eyeballed the first phase of my blog’s new look. I’m going for a life makeover too… For starters, I’m off to my dream […]

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Off-Broadway: 10 reasons to see “Kung Fu”

February 21, 2014

Hurry — don’t ¬†miss “Kung Fu,” a new play about the late, great superstar Bruce Lee. This colorful Off-Broadway production has actors and sets that are constantly in motion. In […]

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Finding myself: 3 reasons why we can all learn to draw

August 6, 2013

I just took a drawing workshop that changed my life. Oh sure, I’ve sketched before. But sitting very, very quietly with pencil and paper was a new level of intimacy […]

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Learning to see: Drawing hands & feet

July 30, 2013

If you’re looking at someone’s drawing or painting of the human figure, always check out the hands and feet. They’re a dead giveaway of an artist’s training. A lot of […]

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Scenes from my summer

July 9, 2013

I almost didn’t write this post because I’m so, so tired! But blogging is about being in the messiness of the moment. So here’s the latest on my book, which […]

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