Preparing The Way : A blog post about changes to come ;)

This Month's Prompt

This prompt is pretty self explanatory. Take the phrase "What Would Frida Paint?" and run with it! Remember, Frida Kahlo did not only paint self-portraits. While those were oh-so-lovely and evocative, she also ventured into all sorts of surreal scenarios. If you have not studied her art, now would be a great time. 

All mediums are welcome. 

When you complete your piece, upload to the Photos page and tag your work: July. 

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  • Well this months prompt goes with what I'm painting. I started a Frida portrait 2 days ago. I'll post when finished.
  • Dear Artists, If you follow me online you may have noticed I have been a bit inactive. And here it is the 3rd and I have not yet posted the winner for last month's art prompt and our new focus this month...but those things will be posted soon. So much good stuff going on lately. Inner transformation, renewed relationships, all sorts of stuff...but it has pulled me away from the computer. Maybe I'll do a video later <3  Just checking in to say hello and let you all know I have not disappeared. 

    • Yes, I've seen you following Eckhart Tolle's teachings. I've been studying and practicing his teaching since I read "The Power of Now", and later "A New Earth". He really started me to my own awakening. It's good to see you on the path, too!

  • WOW! Big big thanks to all who jumped in for the FLASH SALE this weekend. Workshops are now back to regular prices. If you have purchased a class but have not received notification of being added, message me at grittyjane@gmail.com so we can get you in. Sometimes it is a bit challenging to match up paypal payments with names at the ning account.

  • Just making you aware of a neat facebook page. Jerry's Artarama offers weekly videos discussing mediums. I've been working today and listening to the videos while I work :) https://www.facebook.com/JerrysArtarama?comment_tracking=%7B%22tn%2...

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  • Do we have  June Challenge?    I never feel I have enough time - especially since I procrastinate...lol~

    • Yes. Working on the announcement now :)

  • https://youtu.be/Bqcc3Y3374Y

    I had posted this link earlier, but forgot to share why. I've been in a rut lately. Then I stopped painting...Big NO NO. I've begin experimenting but not happy with any of the results. So as one does, I turned to the big wide web...which can also be no no. But I found a little vlog that is just enough info, insightful, yet not too heavy or influential. I find some of the vlogs to be a bit much. But this one is just little snippets. Hope someone finds it helpful too.

  • Excited to do the new class, Jane! Looks awesome. Seems like you are in alignment with the Universe. Makes being in the moment effortless. Bravo.
  • Heads Up! I am working on a new demo and it is coming along beautifully. I feel like I am in such a good space and it is showing. Stay tuned...It shouldn't be long <3 

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