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3 Ways to Have Fun in One Summer Day

There are so many things you can do with sticks. There are even more things to do with kids to have fun. Combine stick things and kid-things (kids-of-any-age things) and you get even better fun. Today we painted driftwood sticks in colorful stripes and splotches. Tomorrow we are going to turn these sticks into hanging mobile-like sculptures. Check out our summer kid-friendly art project.

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Get into the head of an artist at work

Musings on the creative process — Get into the head of one artist as she layers images using Photoshop, to create digital paintings.

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Earth Day Prayer: Gaia, You Will be Healed

“Gaia You Will be Healed” an artwork by Maureen Shaughnessy celebrating Earth Day and honoring our Earth Mother who gives us life. Thank you for joining me in this prayer.

Archival inkjet prints on 100% cotton rag paper are available in my shop.

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Book of Fours by Joyce Ellen Davis

My friend and writer/poet/blogger/nature-lover/people-lover-especially-grandchildren-lover, Joyce Ellen Davis, has recently published her (at least) 3rd book of poetry, A Book of Fours. I love the cover, but I might be biased — it’s my artwork — :-} and after I read her poems (which I know I will love because I always do appreciate Joyce’s language […]