Paint Mojo by Tracy Verdugo elayne (Koenigsberg) Kelley, Contributing Author Chapter 5 – Seeing Beauty in All Things

Confucius said, “Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.” Why then do some people see beauty in every person and in every situation and others don’t. “Seeing” beauty is not just a matter of using our eyes. It’s also a practice of living with our heart wide open. It is my belief what we […]

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Finding Our Creative Voice – Somerset Studios January/February 2015

Many of us begin our creative journey with trepidation and uncertainty. We think other people are creative but harshly judge our abilities. Slowly we begin to get our sea legs although we know we haven’t quite found our unique artistic voice. Our creative exploration is a continually unfolding journey. We walk an enticing labyrinth of […]

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From Intuition to Fruition – Somerset Studios, January/February 2011

When I first read Somerset Studio’s submission call for mixed media projects about anything poppy, it didn’t spark my creative juices. But then something funny happened. A color I had all but dismissed in my in wardrobe choices, in my interior design and in my art projects began calling to me. My first “poppy” sighting […]

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