Discover Your heART♥ ...by Barb Toland

Featured Artist: Bob Ross

Barb Toland

Featured Artist: Bob Ross

Last week we talked about a cool quote by artist Bob Ross. If you missed it, you can find it here. Today we're going to dive a little deeper into Bob's life & work. He loved painting happy little clouds & trees, and taught all of us to loosen our grip a bit on that proverbial brush, and just enjoy the creative process itself a bit more...

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Inspiration Corner: Happy little accidents:)

Barb Toland

Inspiration Corner: Happy little accidents:)

Today we're going to talk about a quote by painter Bob Ross who many people know & love from his PBS series, The Joy of Painting. It originally aired from 1983 to 1994, but is still being watched & enjoyed by many!

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My stuff: "Ode to Monet" encaustic piece

Barb Toland

My stuff: "Ode to Monet" encaustic piece

Some of you are aware that in addition to this pair of water lily paintings - I've also been diligently working on a 20" x 24" encaustic piece as an ode to Claude Monet's over 250 water lily paintings, AND it is headed to The Art Cellar gallery here in Greenville very soon...

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My stuff: Two new water lily paintings

Barb Toland

My stuff: Two new water lily paintings

I've just recently completed two new paintings as an ode to Claude Monet, and his love of water lilies. The first painting was inspired by this one by Monet below. I absolutely love the weeping willow branches hanging down over the pond, and wanted to give them a try...

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Art Bites: Exploring Shapes

Barb Toland

Art Bites: Exploring Shapes

Ok, so remember the Monet quote we talked about a few weeks ago? If not, let me refresh your memory...

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