“Expecting” is one of many paintings I created during the summer of 2016. But this one was special. I painted it with a friend in mind. A friend who was expecting. Expecting. Hoping. Dreaming. But with a heart that was understandably guarded. A heart that had been on this same course before, but disappointed many times.
Gratitude is defined by Merriam-Webster as “The state of being Grateful.” Q.) So how do you get there? A.) Hard, intentional work. (Because you can.)
Focus on what is Good… I love plants. Plants are neutral. Plants are beautiful. I like to focus my energy on painting plants. That feels more productive to me than gardening, which is an uphill battle. One definitely worth the fight, but an ongoing, never-ending battle, nonetheless. Paintings of plants don’t grow weeds. Paintings of […]
Well, not really. Here is a quick video showing my most recent painting, “Almost Paradise,” as it comes to life. Visit http://www.mariescottstudios.com to see the entire collection of my oil paintings.