mandala, Julie, poetry

Mandala Musings

Mandala Musings ~ pinwheels of color nature’s gifts overflowing with heart mandalas ~ Julie at Ramblings from Jewels has been creating these gorgeous mandalas from leaves, nuts, and other gifts from nature. I love the vibrant look and feel of these unique mandalas. I might try to make a few myself once we have more…

Janet Reed Wright

Dancing Storks

Dancing Storks ~  long legs for wading graceful elegant lovers let the dance begin  ~ I love the fluidity of this painting by Janet Weight Reed. The two storks seem to be engaged in a joyful dance of courtship. Janet has a gift for using watercolors to convey movement, emotion, and form with a simplicity…

paper art, poetry

Paper Dreams

Paper Dreams ~ with integrity waste paper becomes sacred the beauty of art ~ This poem is a tribute to Eloa Jane’s stunning paper art. I found her art at a local gallery called Art Ventures. She creates 3D paintings, sculptures, and functional art from recycled paper that she rolls, paints, and arranges into complex,…

art, Cheryl Kellar

Pastel Goddess

Pastel Goddess ~ my eyes fill with desire touched by lips of fire wobbly knees turn to jelly as fear grips my belly I bow before your grace and beg to kiss your face ~ Cheryl Kellar is a modern goddess of art and creativity. Besides these gorgeous watercolor paintings, she brings a flair to everything…

Jason Jones, creativity, poetry

Rocket Man

Rocket Man skating through your life powered by creative play one flies far and fast ~ This painting inspired me to play and create a tribute to Jason Jones and his art. I love that our city, Fayetteville, Arkansas, is now encouraging and sometimes even paying local artists to paint murals and other scenes around…

sunsets, beauty, poetry

Sunset Strolls

Sunset Strolls ~ strolls along the beach sunset hues radiating the colors of love ~ Kirt Tisdale used an abstract watercolor technique on the above print. Kirt paints with digital techniques and photography using various filters, processes, and print styles. I enjoy his WallGalleryBlog where he shares a variety of his prints and techniques. Maybe it’s…

sunset, goodness, poetry

Glowing Goodness

Glowing Goodness ~ setting sun whispers fields of color glowing bright my day is complete ~ This is a gorgeous watercolor painting by Janet Weight Reed. Her watercolors dance with color, flow, and joy. She often paints hummingbirds to remind us of the joys in life and teaches watercolor painting around Europe. I believe she is…

beauty, grace, poetry

Fanciful Flow

Fanciful Flow ~ ribbon fish swimming colors dancing on canvas fills me with delight ~ As I celebrate my birthday week, I want to share another talented artist from our community This painting is from Vera Komnig. I enjoy the feeling, flow, and bright colors in her paintings. To see more of her fanciful abstract art, visit Vera’s…

Far Away Dreams

Pastel Dreams

Pastel Dreams ~ pastel infused dreams liquid landscapes floating by time becomes color ~ #NaPoWriMo day 13 This gorgeous watercolor landscape of Kent, England, by Janet Weight Reed, inspired my dreams and my muse. If you don’t know Janet, I encourage you to visit her blog, which is full of beautiful watercolor paintings, interspersed with…