I Am Loving Painting Right Now!

One of my more recent paintings

I know last week I had said was going to finally get around to posting pictures from our Cape Cod trip we took back in June. I thought I should let you in on a little secret first. It's part of the reason why I've been posting less to my blog. 

I am absolutely loving painting right now! Gosh, it's such a release of creative energy and it relaxes me. I feel like I finally have found the thing I had been missing in my life. 

About five years ago when I was going through a little dark period, I fell in love with the work of the artist Kelly Rae Roberts. She had these little inspirational sayings on her paintings of ladies that just spoke to me. I added a few of her prints to my house, making the point of reading the words on them daily. Those little messages were like vitamins for my spirit. I've been a follower of her blog and newsletter since then. When I learned in August that she was going to begin hosting monthly art dates, a voice in my head said, "Do it!" Without hesitation, I signed up and I am so glad that I did.  

Can I tell you, it was so wonderful to see her process of creating a piece. It made me feel more at ease with the way I go about painting because most of the time when I sit down to make something I go in with no plan. I like to let things just happen...or simply unfold. 

So I will get around to posting those Cape Cod pictures at some point. Maybe tomorrow. LOL! I just wanted to let y'all know what I've been up to. 

You can check out the artwork of Kelly Rae Roberts here:  https://www.kellyraeroberts.com/

If you would like to sign up for her monthly art dates, use the link here:  http://kellyraeroberts.refr.cc/andreak

(In the interest of full disclosure, I do receive a small reward if you purchase through this referral link.)


  1. That is wonderful that you found something that makes you feel so good!

    1. Thanks Kristin! I am having so much fun just being playful with paint and not putting restrictions on myself. Thanks for stopping by.

  2. You are amazing! Can't wait to see more of your soul painted on a page! Big hugs!


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