My boss, Paul Allen, gave me what I needed to try again in the arts when he shared his opinion with me. I bought myself a small set of watercolors and a WC paper pad and went for a drive with my two young children that weekend. I sat by the creek and tried the paints out, falling in love with art again. It was the first plein air watercolor painting I did after my divorce. The artist who had been murdered by a negative 8-year long marriage, was reborn sitting by a mountain creek near mile marker 55 on Highway 2 in northern Washington. 

SkykhomishHwy2_A2591, painted 10/19/1991

9”w x 12”h watercolor on 140lb wc paper

This painting will be given to the best entry received before midnight on February 17, 2018 Saturday. Tell me a story that welcomes this art into a new home. Give me a week to reply with the winning entry.


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