Friday, March 22, 2019

Being clear in the Month of change

Sun spill
Acrylic on watercolour paper
6 x 8 inches
© Barbara Muir
It's Friday night and I've been working on a larger piece all
day, but it's not ready.  Here's a little piece from a few years back
of one of my favourite views on the beach in Nova Scotia that we

My fascination with skies started as a little girl when I used
to lie  on the dock at the cottage in northern Ontario that my
parents rented every summer, staring at the clouds.

Clouds started floating into my portraits, eventually leading to
my ocean series of people in front of their favourite ocean
views (always with clouds).  Now with the oceans in peril
around the world that concept seems ever more poignant.  It's
my hope that by helping people focus on how beautiful landscapes
are, we can get closer to understanding how vital it is that we
save this place we love -- planet earth.

Have a taking care of yourself and the planet day.

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