Live Painting Class | Mixing Color Charts & Books for Beginners

Marian ParsonsArt, Artistic Endeavors, Oil Painting13 Comments

I hope you had a great weekend and a Happy Easter!  We tried to have a weekend as typical as we could with cleaning, chores, and pizza/movie night.  Jeff took advantage of the pretty weather and went fishing with Calvin.  Sunday morning, we snuggled on the couch to watch our church’s Easter service in our jammies during a snowstorm.  There … Read More

color samplers

Marian ParsonsArt, Artistic Endeavors, Oil Painting, Yarn Crafts36 Comments

Thank you so much for sharing your prayer requests with me and each other yesterday.  My heart aches for those who are already in crisis and have had all of these new developments added to the stress and worry.  I was also moved by my readers who wanted to help, encourage, and pray for those who left comments.  This is … Read More

creative retreat | feb 2020

Marian Parsonsa slice of life, Art, Artistic Endeavors, Balance, Oil Painting, Running a Business, Travel9 Comments

I went on my first creative retreat almost two years ago.  It wasn’t a conference that was packed with classes and activities.  It wasn’t a family vacation where I was wrangling kids between pockets of relaxation.  It was a time away specifically for the purpose of filling my creative tank and stepping outside of my daily routine, so I could … Read More