“Sterling, I have a question for you.” “What is it, Felix?” “What is a proboscis?” “Whoa, that is a pretty big word for you to use. Where did you hear that mouthful? “Herald” “Herald?” “Yes, he told me I have an awfully big proboscis and then he left laughing. I think I’m insulted but not […]
Color brightens our life.
Wild brushstrokes dance and feed hungry walls.
Failure often marks the beginning of a path to success.
Mondays shine best in front of an easel.
Imaginings develop inside paintings.
It helps to breathe boldly.
—Jan Raven Stitt
You like art that speaks to you
So do I.
You like art that takes you to that special place in your mind.
Am I right? You like to go to that special place because it helps you remember who you are.
I like art like that, too.
I paint each day so that I can remember who I am.
Is there a chance that you and I share a special place?
Is there a chance that you and I cherish
some of the same things?
Come inside. Take a look around.
I’ll show you with shapes and colors what I was feeling.
And I’ll tell you with words what I was thinking.
If those shapes and colors and words and thoughts remind you of you…then it was you I was painting for that day.
Thank you for being here right now.
Thank you for letting me know it spoke to you.
Thank you for letting me know I’m not alone.
“Sterling, I have a question for you.” “What is it, Felix?” “You told me there is fur on that stick.” “What are you talking about?” “The artist. You said that stick she holds is a brush. You said there is fur on the end of it.” “Yes. I did say that.” “Who’s fur?” “Different animals. […]
“Sterling, I have a question for you.” “What is it, Felix?” “Have you been looking in the studio window lately? “No, I haven’t.” “Well she captured you. Come see. You are too big to fit on the canvas. Haha. She’s got that right.” “What in feathers are you talking about?” “She painted your portrait, old […]