Export to PDF | Export to DOC If left to my own devices, there isn’t much Christmas in my heart. Nothing within me looks forward to December. In my mind, this is a month that feels to me like forced-group-insanity. I don’t like to be told what to do. I don’t like to go along with the […]
Friendships are like flowers. Bouquets. Annuals. Perennials. Each serving their own purpose.
Each worthy of gratitude.
Gratitude is defined by Merriam-Webster as “The state of being Grateful.” Q.) So how do you get there? A.) Hard, intentional work. (Because you can.)
A new month means new possibilities. Which is actually the title of one of Marie Scott’s newest pieces from her “Marsh Memories” series. You can enjoy this painting for the next 30 days by downloading and using her September calendar as your computer wallpaper.
Have you ever thought about what it means to “mellow out?” My newest painting called “Marsh Mellow Day” is a view that helps me to slow down and take a deep breath.
Export to PDF | Export to DOCFocus on what is Good… I love plants. Plants are neutral. Plants are beautiful. I like to focus my energy on painting plants. That feels more productive to me than gardening, which is an uphill battle. One definitely worth the fight, but an ongoing, never-ending battle, nonetheless. Paintings of […]
Export to PDF | Export to DOCLife is a marathon. There is no shame in walking. I used to run. But after five years, finally decided to be honest with myself. And my hips. I don’t like to run. So now I walk. Big deal. The whole point is to move your body. So […]
REST. A free desktop calendar featuring an original oil painting by Greenville, SC artist Marie Scott.
Unexpected peace appeared. During the summer of 1991. And then again in the spring of 2016. A lone Sunflower named “Serenity” feels it too.
Export to PDF | Export to DOCConeflower is part of my “Sad Flower” series — a series of four botanical paintings, representing four heavy-hearted flowers I found growing in various locations. In the twelve-plus-years I’ve been painting, I have never created a “sad series.” I guess I’d never felt such a heaviness of heart before as when I […]