I am very excited because my art is now available for purchase. If you have perused my blog, you probably know that art is a big part of it. Art has always played an important role in my life. Both viewing and creating it gives me a sense of pleasure, purpose, and hope. Because of… Continue reading My Art is Now Available for Purchase!
Happy Snail's Magic Motto is LIT. (Can people past 40 use that phrase?) His motto happens to be my motto, too. The more I live by it, the more it definitely brings magic into my life. Here it is, and you can find an explanation of each of its parts below with links for further reading.… Continue reading Happy Snail’s Magic Motto: A Whimsical Watercolor
Recently I drew and painted this picures: Happy Snail Celebrates the Seasons. (You might also like this Happy Snail post: Happy Snail’s Magic Motto.) It's a good reminder to me because it's easy to get lost in our day-to-day activities and forget to notice the change in seasons and the gifts they bring. I have been… Continue reading Happy Snail Celebrates the Seasons
Happy Snail is one of my favorite characters to draw and paint. Happy Fall, Friends!
I have been feeling afraid. Maybe you have, too. With all that is going on with the pandemic, politics, and civil unrest, it is easy to be afraid. When I am afraid, it is easy to forget what I know about Love. Here is what I know: 1. There is a lot of darkness in… Continue reading A Watercolor Meditation for When You Feel Afraid: Whimsical Watercolors
I have been thinking lately about embracing our age and how we can feel more comfortable doing this. If you have been following my blog lately, you probably know that I have been letting my hair go silver. I am really excited about it, but I would be less than honest if I didn't said… Continue reading Embracing Our Age: A Whimsical Watercolor
The older I get, the more I fall in love with the Earth and with how amazing she is. I don't do as good a job of caring for her as she does for me, and doing better in this area is one of my consistent goals. I do try consistently to appreciate all the… Continue reading An Earth Day Post, One Day Late: Whimsical Watercolors
For the last week, I have been painting a series of peaceful thoughts. They are mainly about you and me and our worth as human beings. I really believe each of these ideas below, and I post them here for you, hopefully to inspire, encourage, and comfort you, if you are having a hard time.… Continue reading Seven Peaceful Thoughts for Your Week
There has been a recent challenge going around on social media. Dolly Parton started it, so it is called the Dolly Parton challenge. Here's the picture that started it all: She wrote, "Get you a woman who can do it all". So pretty soon people started following suit and posting four different pictures of themselves… Continue reading Social Media Slugs: A Whimsical Watercolor
An underwater birthday party: I have been imagining such a painting for a few weeks now, and I finally had the change to paint it. By the way, my friend, M.B. Henry recently wrote an awesome and fascinating post about a big blue whale that ended up in Oklahoma, of all places. You can read… Continue reading Underwater Birthday Party: A Whimsical Watercolor