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Karen Richards
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An artist on a mission.
An artist on a mission.

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Be Present
The first week of 2016 has come and gone.  It's been a tough start because it began with a personal loss.  A dear friend passed away on January 2nd after a very long illness.  The wife he left behind is one of my favorite people.  She is my hero and I am in...

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The Curious Creative
"Eclipse" Watercolor on paper         12x18            2015 Just about every day of my teaching career I've had at least I one
student ask me the same question.   From kindergarten through 12th grade they're all are curious about the same thing.   Be fore I...

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Such and inspiring weekend!

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Retreat to Create
Last weekend Hobby and I held our first Dare to Create Retreat in beautiful Weems, Virginia.  Our program was about designing a new life theme through creativity.  We began with food, cocktails, and art projects as everyone painted glasses and illustrated s...

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Changes
So far this year has been like an ultra long marathon.  There were times when I felt like I was running in cement shoes through mountains of marbles.  I'd trudge along, slide back, inch forward, get off course or just simply crash into a wall.  I was bombar...

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Details, Details, Details.
 Architectural details can be frustrating at times. I get my sky just right, but when I step back I notice my lines are not right.  So I pulled out my biggest ruler and a water soluble pencil.  This type of pencil blends really well with acrylic paint so I ...

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