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Fall Energy

I know I've already talked about this in the previous post, but I really do find the fall to be an inspirational time for me.  Many artists I know, tend to be most creative in the springtime - and I too, find the spring exhilarating!  But, I also find fall to be incredibly inspiring and energizing.  Part of the reason I love the season is the marvelous color changes that occur.  I live in the PNW and while it's not the fall of the east coast, it's still pretty darned spectacular (and I can't stop taking pictures!!)!  


I also love the fact that fall is the harbinger of the holiday seasons (which is pretty much my favorite time of year because I love decorating for Thanksgiving and then again for Christmas.  Plus I love all the traditions that the holiday seasons bring!).  Perhaps it's a combination of those things that motivates me to look around at the unfinished art projects and want-to-do lists.  Or perhaps there is energy in the changing of the seasons.   No matt…

Fabulous Fall Is Always Inspiring!

I don't know about any of you, but I absolutely love fall (except the "go back to school" stuff)!  The colors are so gorgeous and ever-changing.  The weather (in the PNW) is usually warm during the day but crisp & cool at night, with occasional rain and often there is lovely fog in the mornings.  Best of all... it means we are zipping on to my favorite marathon of decorating!!  First Halloween, followed closely by fall/Thanksgiving decor, then BOOM... on to Christmas and the winter holidays.  Time flies so fast and if you have to work at a muggle job (like I do), it seems to fly even faster!  But some of my absolute favorite family traditions and memories happen every year during this time.  

During Autumn, I also seem to find myself motivated to try new techniques, to experiment, to start thinking about next steps.  I know many do this in the spring-time, and I do too... but for me Fall is a renewing of energies (I think it's because I find summer too hot and har…