it's a colourful life…

Before I started my home decor business, I used to spend hours in my kitchen, painting canvases. I would lose myself in the sheer joy of creating art. As can happen in life, I stopped making time for my “hobby” and started focusing on my business. That was three years ago, and since then, I haven’t touched my box of paints. All that changed today! I dusted of my brushes and headed to my friend’s art studio for a day of creativity.

Patty Ripley is a talented artist with years of experience and a collection of works that takes my breath away. I’m always delighted when she completes a new painting! Her natural ability to mix colours is unmatched in my opinion, and I jumped at the chance when she offered to tutor me in colour mixing.

It’s so good to play again! Patty and I are meeting regularly for creativity days of painting and photography!

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7 responses

  1. Jennifer, you are so inspiring, thank you! And i love the photograph of the paint pot in your posting this morning. That would be beautiful and inspiring in itself, framed!

    Comment by Kara

  2. I’m so envious. What an amazing day that must have been. I haven’t mixed colour since I was in design school. It’s harder than it looks isn’t it? I love the painting and I love your photos of the paintings.

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