Soaking up Inspiration

It’s hard to know what I enjoy more, a visit to the beach or time spent painting. Recently I did both in the same day. Obviously it was a good day. The beach visit was an early morning one with my husband and coffee. Love those. The painting session – which took place at homeContinue reading “Soaking up Inspiration”

Appreciating living by the beach

We sometimes take things that are “normal” for granted. I grew up in a beach town and now live 10 minutes from the beach. After a beautiful afternoon at the beach, followed by a morning watching my son participate in surf camp, I realized, “We are SO lucky.” When I was a kid, there wasContinue reading “Appreciating living by the beach”

What a difference a challenge makes

Today I grabbed my sketchbook when my son and I left to visit my mom. I never would have thought to bring it, if I wasn’t trying to draw everyday for InkTober. By the time we arrived at the beach the sky had cleared and it was beautiful out. We walked barefoot in the sand, putContinue reading “What a difference a challenge makes”