Meditation, Mindfulness & Laura’s Working Table

Hi ya Sweet T, I am glad you like that I am reading for pleasure! I hope to embrace your sensibility  with reading this year. Maybe you can share some…

Vision 112

Dear Laura, Last week I went for a walk and the air was so thick with fog that everything was dripping wet.  I thought it was fascinating how the drips…

Happy Birthday Tina!!! “the BIG 40”!

“A true friend freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably.“ ~William Penn  Hello Sweet T! I know you don’t like…

ReVision 111

Dear Tina, It is hard to believe I started this ReVision way back in the Fall. I remember clearly my inspiration for this piece. I was out for a walk…

Zen Seeing and Drawing: Tina’s Working Table

Dear Laura, I really enjoyed your last post about the book you are reading.  Reading for pleasure?  That is something new!  I love to read.  In fact it is one…

Solitude & gifts from the Sea

Hello Sweet T, How are you? We had a SNOW day yesterday and it felt like everything shut down around here. Although I had planned ahead and brought things home…

The perfect kick off to 2014!

  Dear Tina, I had a lazy afternoon after sadly wishing safe travel to my sister Tina, brother-in-law Chris and Michelle & Jesse who came down from NH to ring…

Laura’s “One Little Word” 2014

Dear Tina, I really love that we have followed Ali Edwards, one little word project for four years! My words in the past have been ‘mindfully aware’, ‘organize‘ and ‘diligent‘.…

Happy Holidays

Open Studio pics, raffle winner & holiday inspiration

Hello Sweet T, How are you? All set for Christmas? I spent most of yesterday and last night getting my shopping done. I was WAY behind this year! After the…

Tina’s “One Little Word”

Dear Laura, I have had a beautiful week of freedom.  Freedom from teaching, parenting, errands, and even studio work.  I took this week off to rest and reflect on this…

You Asked….

  Dear Friends, This is an exciting time for artists.  Let us tell you why. WE have the power to sell our art work independent of the gallery by using…

The little details, competition & a successful Holiday Open Studio

Hello Sweet T, Whew! I finally feel like I can come up for air! Things went really well with my Open Studio but I am T.I.R.E.D! I spent most of…

Every space tells a story: Laura’s Holiday Open Studio preview

 “The space we are in tells a story. Every space we are in is the stage which we play off our life.” ~Tina Seelig Hello Sweet T, Your last letter on…

Crash Course on Creativity Part 2

Dear Laura, I pulled out my copy of “Lovingly Georgia: The Complete Correspondence of Georgia O’Keeffe and Anita Pollitzer” you wrote about in your previous post and decided I would…

What is Art? Loaded question, right?

Dear Tina, I came across this peacock photo I took at the Brimfield Antique show and for some reason it reminded me of us. I think we are “the weirdos”…

A Crash Course on Creativity Part 1

Dear Laura, On the eve of Thanksgiving, I want to give thanks to you my friend.  We have been continually challenging one another to discuss and create our art with…

inspiration, invitation and the art of Elise Morris

Dear Tina, My friend Annie Wildey shared this artist, Elise Morris with me and I really responded to her thoughtful process. As seen in the video she uses her camera in…

Working Table: Laura’s new series, “Joyful Simplicity”

I just finished this new little series called, “Joyful Simplicity”. I was inspired by the ReVision I created for you some time back. In fact I made the envelope, addressed it but…

Working Table: What’s New In Tina’s Studio

Dear Laura, Do you recognize the green circles in the background of this image transfer print?  Let me know if you remember.  I have been happily humming in my studio…

Vision 111

  Dear Tina, I took this picture on my iPhone while out on a walk at Bluff Point. As you know l love watching the new family of swans grow…

Care Package: The Second Half of ReVision 110

  Dear Laura, As a follow up to our participation in the Big Stitched Postcard Swap at Do What You Love, I wanted to share the lovely postcard/care package that…

Times are changin’

  Dear Friends, This picture was taken years ago when Laura came to South Carolina.  It has been too long since we have seen each other, but that has not…

Vampires, Mummies & time management…

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!! Hello Tina & ghoulish friends, I always think of Jimmy Buffett’s, Vampires, Mummies & The Holy Ghost this time of year. Take a listen while you read this post. Whoooo hooooooaaaaaa…..…

Laura’s Studio Tour: Defining a space

Dear Tina & friends, I am so delighted to share my new studio space with you! It is exactly the kind of space I had dreamed of; a beautiful, cozy,…

ReVision 110: Stitched postcard swap

Dear Tina & friends, I had so much fun participating in the stitched postcard challenge! Believe me, it was a challenge with the sewing for a non-sewer but always nice…

ReVision 109

Dear Tina, I have been thinking about your last post and the seasons changing in Charleston. You reflected on that day and how perfect it was. I have to say…

living in rhythm with nature…

Dear Tina & friends, I am a fan of Oprah’s Super Soul Sunday. It is a thought provoking show designed to “awaken viewers to their best selves and discover a…

A Material Challenge for YOU

Dear Laura, I came across a material in one of my drawers and am sending you some to see what you come up with. It is copper tooling foil.  …

Laura’s new studio, organization & rediscoveries…

Hello Sweet T & good friends, Thank you for sharing the postcard swap with everyone! I am really enthusiastic about participating in it and hope some of our readers will…

Vision 110

Dear Laura, This picture doesn’t relate entirely to this post.  It is simply to share a fun moment.  I taught my nieces and sons to flip over on the swings…

Laura’s FIRST licensing contract!

Have a Vision, acrylic on wood panel, 18 x 18 inches *original currently available Hello Tina & friends, I am celebrating some BIG news today!!! Although this has been in…

Phil Henson “Embrace the Shake

Dear Laura, For our coffee talk on Friday would you watch this video?  I think it speaks directly to some of our thoughts we have brewing about creativity and sharing…

Tina’s Earth :: Sky Project

Dear Laura, I have started a new daily project.  Well…let me be honest.  I started this project a year ago, did a few, and then gave up.  Last time, I…

Vision 109: Script Series

  When we started our series on Home and Script for our Vision/ReVision project we thought it made sense to start our numbering over at one.  We have since decided…

Carried away at Brimfield….

Hello Sweet T & lovely friends, I had the most splendid day on Friday at the Brimfield Antique Show. Honestly, you could not have asked for a better day. The…

blank canvas, new possibilities…

*new studio space  Hello Sweet Tina & delightful friends! How are you? Things are a buzz for me this week after a VERY fun filled Birthday weekend! I am in…

Random acts of kindness…swoon

Dear Tina, You can imagine my surprise when I received this delightful postcard in the mail! I was just as excited as each time I receive mail from YOU! It…

Connections & Celebrations: Oh what a night part 4…

Dear Tina & friends, I just returned on Monday from a wonderful long weekend at Martha’s Vineyard with Brett. My sister Tina was vacationing on the island with her husband…

ReVision 6: Script Series (108)

Hello Sweet T, How are you? I loved the picture you took on your trip. At first I didn’t know what to do with the beautiful anchor but let my…

Connections & Celebrations: Oh what a night part 3

*photo by Brian Eaton Dear Tina & friends, Although this summer is going by so quickly I can honestly say that this has been one of the best summers ever!…

Connections & Celebrations “Oh what a night part 2”

Hello Sweet T & friends, This is part two of the series I am writing about my Summer Solo Exhibition. You can read the first part about my Affirmation series…

Connections & Celebrations…”Oh what a night Part I”

*illustration created for me by my sweet friend, Kathleen Neal. Really set the tone for the magical evening! Dear Tina & friends, Last friday night proved to be incredibly special.…

Vision 6: Script Series

Dear Laura, I took a recent visit to Savannah GA to skate with my team and came across this beautiful anchor along the waterfront.  This town is very beautiful, despite…

Today is THE day!

Dear Tina & friends, How are you? Things are wonderful around here. The sun is shining, the temperature is perfect, and I finally feel ready for the Opening of my…

Three more days!

Dear Tina & friends, This past week was spent putting the final touches on the paintings for my Summer Solo Exhibition. I am getting so flipping electrified thinking about it!!!…

Follow Up On What Beauty Is

  Awakening from Casey Toth on Vimeo. I have finally completed it.  I took all the canvas strips off the branches and wrote the responses to our prompt “Beauty is….”.…

Time for oneself?

Hello Sweet T & friends, How are you? I got up early this morning to do a little writing but felt like crawling back into bed as the weather is…

5 paintings in 5 days?

Hello Tina & friends, I am coming off a little bit of a “high” from my weekend, completely blissed out and overwhelmed with all of the wonderful people I am…

“Awakening” was fantastic!

Dear Laura, Saturday was wonderful and wish you could have been there to experience it.  I put together a photomontage below of some of the artist’s work, but there were…