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A Long Overdue Update!

Hello,

Sorry I have been gone for so long.

I wish I could say I have been busy with all sorts of creative projects, but that is not the case.

I have wanted to do an update and what has been going on in my life and here it is:

The past couple of years has been very chaotic for me.  My father has two forms of cancer: Multiple Myeloma and Myelodysplasitc Syndrome (MDS) with Lukemia. They stopped treatment of the Multiple Myeloma to treat the MDS as it can go down hill very fast for him if not treated.

The MDS has really taken a toll on his mental state, The chemotherapy has destroyed his short term memory. It can be like dealing with someone with a traumatic brain injury. He constantly asks the same questions over and over again. He needs to get blood thinners every night and needs to reminded to take his medications.

My Mom is being strong and being a loving wife to the best of her abilities. It is hard for me as a daughter to see my father in declining health, so I can only imagine what is like of her to seeing the man she loves waste away. My sister lives away from home but close enough to visit. She has her career with DoJ agency and wishes the situation were different so she could spend more time with the family and sharing the responsibility of caring for our Dad. She helps when she can and visits as often as she can. He is still going at the age of 82 and we blessed to have him our lives still.

I have mainly been doing photography projects as it is easy for me to pick up the camera and capture images. I am starting to paint again, slowly. It can be challenging to carve out the time.

I will be posting updates of my photo work and any illustrations and paintings I work on. I may start doing my 3D art and mix media.

Thank you so much for reading. Please keep your faith in my and my work.

Thank you so much for following and reading this blog. I really appreciate it.

All for Love

I normally get depressed around Valentine’s Day. But I have found focus in doing these illustration inspired by Valentine’s Day. It is still early. Who knows how I will feel come February 12th or 13th 😉
I think I have done all I can for the following illustration titled “Love Letter 1.”
Love Letter no. 1

The Soaring Heart
The Soaring Heart

Four down, ten to go….

A Love Collage

A Collage of Love

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This was done on 5″ x 7″ canvas panel. There is tissue paper, rhinestones, and chiyogami paper…glitter…and ribbon. This is the first of umm..14. Because Valentine’s Day is on the 14th! That means I have to get more canvas panel.

With this project, I wanted to just use tissue paper, but then I decided it needed something. Then it needed something more again!  Have a bunch of blue hearts in my supplies so I will probably use those in the 2nd collage. Blue and Purple

Mod Podge is fun!

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Here are some of the songs that played while I was working:

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This is one of my favorite songs…

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I love this song too!!!

and this one:dscf2064.jpg

So tomorrow I will do another Love Collage