A Monet Moment

A Monet Moment

A restful intermission from the busyness of life, a time to eliminate stress by viewing the beautiful, blended colors of one of the most beloved painters to come from the Impressionist movement.  Respite in the Garden of Giverny There is something restful, but at the...
Gift Ideas For Art Therapy

Gift Ideas For Art Therapy

People everywhere have discovered the relaxation and therapeutic value of coloring. Adult coloring books are even on sale at the checkout of my grocery stores! I think it is a great idea, but I also think we should take this love of coloring one step further: Allow...
Grandma Moses Holiday Paintings

Grandma Moses Holiday Paintings

  Traditional American Holidays Through Grandma Moses Eyes One of the things that endeared Grandma Moses, as Anna Mary Robertson Moses was known, was her ebullient painting of tasks and times that were important to the hearts of Americans. She masterfully brushed...
Japanese Dolls

Japanese Dolls

I discovered this while researching information on Japanese dolls for this article. My Dad had brought back a number of dolls from his time in occupied Japan after World War II. We three girls inherited them and I have a fascination with them from their association...