Country Woman Studio

Never Mind the Mess…

“Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.” ~Joseph Campbell   I did not finish the above painting but painted over it and painted Sophie Beagle instead. Below is a garden of flowers where she constantly patrols for marauding tiny rodents.   I’ve been pondering paths of health. […]

gouache+watercolor painting by l.a.scott

  I wanted to say hello with a little diversion in gouache and watercolor whilst wading thru the ups and downs of illness. I’m definitely seeking a light at the end of the tunnel. I should say scope. I hope my doctor finds some anyway!   I am trying to accept some realities that I’d […]

I had never thought much about my need for {certain} colors in my life or my art. I did know that certain colors made me physically ill but didn’t everyone feel that way? I didn’t talk about it because why? I had no idea I was different.

Oak tree

acrylic painting-oak tree
Finally I decided to just do it. I really didn’t think it would be all THAT hard but in reality, she didn’t want to give up her many colors without a tug-of-war.

Deer Family Passing Through Eucalyptus Grove

courtyard-deer_countrywomanpaints.com © I had fun painting these visitors to my garden a few years ago. They came into the courtyard to enjoy my newly blooming roses as if they owned the place! Sophie would be very indignant at this LARGE intrusion on her territory.