Dynamic Dreamer ~ Art Weaver

The Ghostly, Mythic, Tarot & Fairy Tale musings of Lisa Hunt

People who Inspire Me (Part 1): My Mother

| July 29, 2011

Mom was a stunning woman. She had that jaw-dropping beauty that made heads turn. She reminded me of Elizabeth Montgomery from Bewitched fame, a TV show I loved watching as a kid. From my point of view, Mom breathed magic. But more than that, Mom was an artist and a darn good storyteller too. She was beautiful and brilliant, everything I hoped to be…

Clearing the Cobwebs, Dusting the Books.

| July 22, 2011

Just when I thought I was done with spring cleaning, I spontaneously decided to clean my bookcases. Like my editor said to me on a Facebook post about this latest ambitious endeavor: “Sometimes cleaning out the cobwebs is good for the psyche and the soul!”…

Heron-Shapeshifter: “How long does it take to paint a picture?”

| July 15, 2011

One of the most common questions I get as a professional watercolorist is: “How long does it take you to paint a picture?”. That’s a fair question though not an easy one to answer. It depends on a variety of factors including: subject matter, the amount of detail, how a painting flows along and even the level of distraction one may have to reconcile when one is working in one’s home. I can say this for sure: I’m a much more efficient and confident painter now than I was 20 years ago…

View from the Studio, birds in the backyard. The majestic beauty of the Great Blue Heron.

| July 1, 2011

I am very lucky to have a lake view from my studio window where I can watch birds frolic, fish and fly. Ducks, pelicans, cranes, egrets, grackles, chickadees, crows, mockingbirds, hawks, vultures, loons, cormorants and a host of other species provide me with a show of flapping wings and glorious calls…