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The Sunflower Series at the Sunflower Bank

On Monday, I hung my Sunflower Series at the Sunflower Bank in Longmont, CO.  On this coming Friday, tomorrow, they will be celebrating their 125th birthday with a barbeque.  I am very honored to have my work on display for … Continue reading

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My Work at the Andersonville Galleria!

I’m very excited to announce my work has been juried in to the Andersonville Galleria! After much work like ordering prints, cutting informing paper, purchasing frames, coloring prince, hanging the artwork, making the tags, making the artist bio and artist … Continue reading

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ArTaG

ArTaG … what?!? In the spirit of creating a challenge for myself, I’ve come up with ArTaG – an art tagging game! How many of us when feeling pressure have said, “I just don’t have time to sketch!”  “Stop overthinking … Continue reading

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Birds, Bees & Blossoms

ArtPrize 8 is right around the corner and I am very pleased to say I, with Russell’s help, have just installed my entry at the Holiday Inn Grand Rapids Downtown. Birds, Bees & Blossoms features whimsical birds conversing, while bees … Continue reading

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More … Bee Cause

Last February/March, I began thinking about what I wanted to create for ArtPrize this year. For me, my creative process begins with a thought which my mind looks at, stretches and pulls in many different directions.  To help reign in … Continue reading

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Bee Cause Debuts at ArtPrize7

I am so happy to report Bee Cause is on display at Fifth Third Bank/Warner Norcross & Judd LLP, just inside the revolving doors of the building at Monroe and Lyon, in Grand Rapids, MI. Bee Cause came into conception … Continue reading

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Expanding Art on the Net

Last fall, my friend Toni and I helped each other to make Etsy shops.  My Etsy shop can be found at https://www.etsy.com/shop/HanaMeleArt. I’m very excited to have this shop as it is one more way to have my work available to … Continue reading

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Buzzing along …

One of my goals as Springtime approaches, is to incorporate bees into three collage/paintings measuring 11″x14″.  Above, you will see the beginning stages of my work using my blossom sketch, bees I’ve drawn and cut out pieces of paper.  I … Continue reading

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Paint Cut Glaze Paint Draw

 Prior to the NoBo First Friday show (in the usual creative frenzy of thinking I will get even more accomplished before the show), I began nine more bluebirds for 5×7 paintings.  I finished my first one last night!  A section … Continue reading

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NoBo First Friday Show

Tweet tweet! Twitter? No. Bluebirds? Yes! Spring is right around the corner and my mind goes to spring! The thought of warm breezes and the sounds of birds chirping away! In preparation for the NoBo First Friday Show tomorrow night, … Continue reading

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