Got it from my dad...

I don't consider myself a true 'artist,' but thanks to my dad, I have inherited an appreciation for painting. I find it extremely therapeutic and most of all, peaceful. Similar to reading a great book, you become consumed in the moment and put your life on hold for that short period of time. My first (and favorite) painting takes up an entire wall in my NYC apartment (see below), and is also the background of my blog title. You can develop your own unique style and, the best thing is, there is no right or wrong way to do it. I am the first to admit, it's intimidating to sit in front of a blank canvas and figure out where to start, so I browse sites like Pinterest.com to find images of paintings that inspire me. Here are a few:

{my work}

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