Angela's Art Blog

Thoughts on Art and Process

August 25, 2016
by Angela
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So… How are you doing?

  I get this a lot when someone finds out that my husband and I are splitting up. I’m usually just as surprised as they are that my honest-to-god answer is that I’m actually doing really well. And I have … Continue reading

February 16, 2016
by Angela
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Painting and Harry Potter’s Liquid Luck

  Since the very sad news of Alan Rickman’s death in January of this year, I’ve been re-reading J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series of books. It’s been very enjoyable to dive into that wonderfully creative and magical world again, and … Continue reading

June 10, 2014
by Angela
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Discomfort is a compass

Discomfort sometimes points the way… In intuitive process painting, you find that there are all sorts of ways that your intuition/inner wisdom communicates with you. Sometimes it’s through curiosity, desire, joy, & inspiration – and sometimes, it’s through discomfort. When … Continue reading

February 11, 2014
by Angela
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Is making art really just for kids?

Last night I received a message on my voicemail inquiring about my children’s art classes. The interesting thing is, I don’t teach children’s art classes. Even more interesting to me, this is not the first time this has happened. Further, … Continue reading

February 3, 2014
by Angela
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Let’s talk about Fear

True confessions time. I’ve been dealing with a lot of FEAR lately. It’s been stressing out my capacitors and bringing me down. It’s causing stress-induced eczema, anxiety, self-doubt, general moodiness, muscle clenchiness, and sleep-deprivation. A true mess. What’s all that … Continue reading

December 3, 2013
by Angela
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Meditation on Process… An ongoing reconnection

Breathe. Be still. Feel. What’s that? Orange? Okay. Where? (There. An orange ball.) Okay. (Purple rays. Trust.) Breathe. Okay. (Purple curvy lines, there to there. Fill in with some more purple. Now blue. Magenta. White to gradiate.) Hmmm, looking a … Continue reading