Monthly Archives July 2011

Day 294 – Paint Softly

If you can learn from hard knocks, you can also learn from soft touches. – Carolyn Kenmore I love painting with over the top color – except of course, for those times I crave painting softly. When painting softly remember – carry a BIG paintbrush – just in case. Until tomorrow. Jenna Day 294 was […]

Day 293 – Even A Small Key

A small key opens big doors. – Turkish Proverb Choose to do something that means something to you. Choose to find a place for your energies and your passions. It isn’t about finding the right idea or the right cause or the right job. It is about unlocking a door and stepping past the threshold […]

Day 292 – Filter

fil·ter/ˈfiltər/ Verb: Pass (a liquid, gas, light, or sound) through a device to remove unwanted material.   I consider much of what surrounds us – simply – noise. We are bombarded with sound bites, non-stop visual motion, spectacular images, and words – so many words!   I moved to the country to stop hearing the sound […]

Day 291 – Be A Fruitloop!

Be a fruitloop in a world full of cheerios! For anyone who knows me, be it for years or all my new friends I’ve met “virtually” this year, this pretty much sums me up. Add flavor and color and life becomes so much more interesting! My favorite art pieces are ones with over-the-top color, spontaneity, […]

Day 290 – Going For It

{EAV_BLOG_VER:0866a2faa481ea04} You’ve got to get to the stage in life where going for it is more important than winning or losing. – Arthur Ashe I have never been a very good team competitor or sports fan for that matter. I enjoy the game, the athleticism and the dedication it takes to be really good at […]

Day 289 – Saturday Apple No. 10

   

Day 288 – The Important Things

Life has a way of reminding us of the important things. I needed to take care of someone I love dearly who I haven’t heard. I’ve been distracted and “my stuff” got in the way. I can become extremely focused to the exclusion of everything around me. I think I feel that I have to […]

Day 287 – Four Hundred Smiles

I want to touch the heart of the world and make it smile. – Charles de Lint So much can be found in a simple smile. Love, joy, contempt, pride, and yes – happiness! I love the site Ted.com. Have you been there? It is a non-profit with the mission to collect “ideas worth spreading.” […]

Day 286 – Back In The Swing

Back to work. Back in the swing of life. After two wonderful weeks I’m home and rejuvenated and ready to rock the next few months! Only 79 days to go – after 286 that looks like a walk in the park! Until tomorrow. Jenna Day 286 was created in graphite, acrylic, watercolor, and gold gel […]

Day 285 – Affects of Effects

I’ve had a wonderful time in Maine! I loved being home and I was so lucky to spend so much time with everyone. The affect this visit has had on my mental state has been tremendous! I had hit a place in my project where I was feeling very burnt out and overwhelmed. By being […]