Sunflower Stationery, Art Lessons, and Other Inspiration from Summer’s Favorite Flower

Do you love sunflowers as much as I do? Sunflowers do not fail to bring a smile to my face whenever I see them. One of my favorite quotes about sunflowers was said by Helen Keller. “Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow. It’s what sunflowers do.” Isn’t that lovely? It is amazing how these strong flowers will turn their faces towards the sun and literally follow the light during the course of rising and setting of the sun during the day. A life lesson, indeed. My sister and I walked into a Michael’s Art … Read More

7 Ideas for what to Paint this Autumn

The start of a new season fills me with so much anticipation. Autumn is one of those over-the-top anticipations filled seasons for me. Here are several ideas of what to paint this September. Some ideas to get your imagination spinning for what you might be thinking about. Before we get into the ideas, let’s talk about the personality of autumn. It has more to do than just colors, although colors are the way the season is often expressed. Leaning back in to the seasonal archetype model, the main characteristics of the autumn archetype are: bold, muted, warm. The shapes of … Read More