In the Studio….

The warm sunny, Spring days feel wonderful! This week the activity ~ blooming of flowers and budding of the trees in the forest~~ are encouragements inside the studio, as well as outside!

Purple flowers are being “painted” on the stems in, “Flowers in Field at Toledo”….

Flower “Paints”
“Painting” Purple Blossoms!

And the other new piece I am working on is the next piece in the series, “Sea Images”. I’ve been gathering fabrics and selecting the new color palette! Always fun to begin… 

Sea Images #3 Color Palette….

This large work will feature a whole school of Fractured Fish!!  Stay tuned to see as the background develops!

Trying out Fabrics….

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5 of My FAV Artists I’ve Discovered…

It’s May 1st and we are celebrating Springtime around here! I am spending time outside on warm sunny days and energized in the studio too! 🙂

Laura Leva Art

Today I want to share with you 5 of my favorite artists I’ve discovered on Instagram! Nothing is more inspiring for me than to see the things other artists share about their art, their creative process, the things that inspire them to create, and their life experience! Thank-you to all of them!

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1.  @lauraleva_art  –   Featured is a screenshot of hers….She shares her inspirations, insights & encouragements………..creative, contemplative, inspiring.

2.@artbylindy  – wonderful Southwest vibe and vibrant colors!

3. @kaffefassettstudio  – a well-known textile artist, using a bold color palette.

4. @nordiccrafter  – eye-catching primary color patterns on white Art Quilts*

5. @ioche.illustration– Fun illustrations about her life’s experiences!  🙂

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Our Past Weekend…Why We “Relay”?

A Shout-out to all the students at Virginia Tech who organized and participated in this year’s Relay For Life, 2018! Each year they do an amazing job~~Including a wonderful Survivor’s Banquet honoring cancer Survivors and their Caregivers.

Find a Cure!~VT Relay for Life

We “Relay” each year in Honor and Memory of several family & friends who have been touched by cancer….

VT Relay for Life 2018, Illuminaries

The American Cancer Society supports individuals and families dealing with the cancer experience. One of their goals is to give…

HOPE for a CURE!

Spring has arrived, inspiring us with wonderful vibrant colors….Hope, Renewal, Life!

A Pot of Spring Purple!