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Welcome to the Tin Roof Studio - Final Reveal

Hello friends! I've been busy painting and creating. I'm hard at work but it's what I love to do and it's so satisfying to see the paintings come to life under my paintbrush.

Easter weekend, I finally got around to taking photos of the studio. It's done for now. We still want to add a bathroom onto it but it is ready for me to paint in!

Please come in and take a look around. (Warning: Lots of Photos)
As you come in the door and look to the right, you'll see my easel set up in the windows.

The light is amazing!



My small drafting table sits on the other side of the window on the right along with the crib springs that have been repurposed to hold paint tubes and the metal rack shelf unit Bruce built for me.

Not sure what I'm going to put in the small buckets - I mostly use long-handled brushes and they don't fit too well. But I'll find the perfect things eventually.


My books that inspire along with supplies are on my metal rack shelf unit.



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"JOY" - Things That Bring Me Joy

joy:
noun
theemotionofgreatdelightorhappinesscausedby something exceptionallygoodorsatisfying;keenpleasure;elation

One of my favorite things to do at the farm is to watch the world wake up early in the morning.

The moon setting right before the sun comes up

The sun peeking over the trees

Sitting on the back porch with a cup of coffee listening to the birds start to sing - all bring me joy.

My artwork brings me joy as well. The whole process of mixing colors,

putting brush to canvas, creating a beautiful picture - all a wonderful joy-filled time spent with the Lord.

Having a talented artist recognize my talent and encourage me is joy-filling. David Tripp is a very talented watercolorist and one of the nicest guys you'll ever meet. It's through him my paintings are showing in a wonderful gallery - The Redlands Gallery in Palestine, TX. You can click on both names to read more about them. So yes, this has brought much joy into this artist's heart.

Spring is a time of renewal a…