from the heart

“When you pray, go to your inner room, close the door, and pray to your Father in secret.”  (Matthew 6:6) Ash Wednesday allows us to practice what Jesus taught as we observe this first day of Lent. We fast and receive God’s blessing with ashes on our foreheads to express our sorrow for offending Him. JesusContinue reading “from the heart”

oh, gouache!

Deep in the lonely bottom shelves of our cherished arts and crafts stores exists what I believe is a supply often forgotten by the mixed media community.  This past year, I discovered the remarkable qualities of this hidden gem, not by mistake but by purposely setting out to research and experiment with this mostly overlookedContinue reading “oh, gouache!”