Monday, January 2, 2012

Life Savor!

6"x6" oil on gallery wrapped linen

It feels so good to be back in the studio again, with lots to do to start off the new year. Fresh flowers in the house during the holidays made me realize how much I've missed these. During summer, I always have fresh flowers cut from our garden. For now, the grocery store variety will do just fine...they do brighten your outlook on a cold day.

Savor what I've been spending the last two weeks doing. The week before Christmas, I spent some time with my brother who was hospitalized for a long term illness. The week between Christmas and New Years, our daughters came up to visit from Virginia. It was so much fun to reconnect with family friends over the holiday! Our loved ones (family AND friends) are the best gifts of the holidays or any time!

Lots of things I'm excited to be working on: a new commission, more 'little faces', small still-life, and some larger landscapes.

For the folks that have been following me for a few years, you may remember that I had quite a series of paintings of Ireland. I am in the process of making some of these available as prints! More news on this later in the week!

Happy New Year 2012 - and remember to take a deep breath, ....and savor life!

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Blogger Diane Hoeptner (hep-ner) said...

Fantastic! It's great to see a new floral from you Roxanne! Happy New Year to you and yours, I wish you the BEST in 2012.

January 2, 2012 at 4:20 PM  
Blogger Roxanne Steed said...

Thanks Diane! It was so nice to be back in the studio today after (well, too much time away). I've been loving the cats & the design-patterns you've been painting! They have such gorgeous velvety depth!

January 2, 2012 at 5:28 PM  

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