Garden Angel

Can God make something beautiful out of something no longer usable? I must think so because the flowers flow from my brush and form around the rusted bumper and well-worn tires. Lime-green leaves emerge against the darkened earth, enticing the eye towards the car’s beauty—light streams through broken windows, a silver, glistening-watering can at rest …

A Central Coast Excursion Inspires a New Mixed Media Portrait

My husband and I celebrated a belated Valentine’s date with an excursion to the Central Coast of California. Just hubby and I and our two cameras, careening around corners to capture creativity. And we weren’t disappointed one bit! This much-needed getaway provided amply eye candy for our photography and painting passions. READ THE ENTIRE POST... …

Underwater Enchantment

When life forces you to swim in the deep, discover God’s underwater enchantment! I took the background photographs while visiting the Long Beach Aquarium with my daughter and granddaughter. The underwater scenes captivated us. The inspiration to create a mermaid came when a diver who was cleaning the aquarium turned and waved at Madelyn, which …

Pathways to the Sea

Pathways to the Sea is a mixed media portrait that visualizes treasured places and experiences where oceans meet beaches. Refreshment and fun are found when one strolls along beaches, wriggling toes in sand as salty spray washes away worry. In fact, I find a special touch of God’s grace when I visit the beach. I took the …