Tuesday, April 28, 2015

When The Student is Ready, The Teacher Will Appear

"Get over the idea that only children 
should spend their time in study. 
Be a student so long as you still 
have something to learn, and 
this will mean all your life."
~ Henry L. Doherty

8 x 10" Matted Watercolor on Yupo paper ~ $85.
email: sandy@sandysandy.com to purchase

My first watercolor on Yupo paper instructional video is now live and available for rent or purchase. It is loaded with tips and techniques and I am sure anyone wanting to know more about working in this medium will find it very beneficial. You can see more information and watch the trailer here. Through my teaching, I want to inspire people to live a more visually aware, appreciative life. It is a proven fact that making art is linked to fewer cognitive problems in old age. Art is good for your health and your soul! Won't you take a look and leave me some feedback?

On another note, my sister is doing well and continues to keep her spirits up. Thanks for asking.

Have a great day and thanks for stopping by.

X ♥  O

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Happiness Is An Ongoing Journey

"We act as though comfort and luxury 
were the chief requirements in life, 
when all we need to make us really happy 
is something to be enthusiastic about." 
~ Charles Kingsley

"Growing Under Your Feet"
16 x 20" Matted Alcohol Ink on Yupo paper
email: sandy@sandysandy.com for purchase info.
 “Foolish people seek happiness in the distance;
while the wise grow it under their feet.”

~ James Openheim

Simply stated, happiness is when you are not troubled with pain in your body or worry in your mind.  It exists through the harmony created by something to do, something to love and something to hope for.  Learning to accept what is and focusing on the positive, no matter how bad things may seem, is also important. Remember, happiness is not a destination, but an ongoing daily journey.

My younger sister, Gaile, was diagnosed with breast cancer and is scheduled for surgery (Bilateral mastectomy and chemo port) this Thursday. I spoke with her last night and she continues to be positive and happy. She is an inspiration and a testament to what the Dalai Lama said; "It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come." Please keep her in your thoughts and prayers during her challenging ordeal, thank you friends.

There are only two spots left for my May 9th Alcohol Ink Workshop.
Don't miss out. Please sign up today!

"Joy is not in things, it is in us."
~Richard Wagner

X ♥  O

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

DRINK and INK - Something Different on the Paint Party Scene

Spring is nature's way of saying, 
"Let's party!" 
~ Robin Williams

More Information & Tickets Here:

And some exciting news ...
I spotted our first hummingbird yesterday!
I think he was just a traveler, but our resident cuties can't be far behind.

"Spotted In My Yard!"
~~~~~4 x 4"" Alcohol Ink on Ceramic Tile~~~~~
email: sandy@sandysandy.com for purchase info.

Happy Spring everyone!

X ♥  O

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

They've Been Sighted In Jersey!

“I pray to the birds 
because they remind me 
of what I love 
rather than
what I fear.”
~ Terry T. Williams 

"Spotted in NJ!"
~~~~~~~4 x 4"" Alcohol Ink on Ceramic Tile~~~~~~~
email: sandy@sandysandy.com for purchase info.

Our sweet hummingbirds will be home soon!
There has been a sighting in Cape May NJ!! 
Check out the 2015 migration map here.
I put up two feeders on Sunday and am so ready!

Thanks for stopping by.
As always, your comments are greatly appreciated.

Happy Spring everyone!

X ♥  O