Looks like an island…..in my mind though

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I like the intricacies. Is it OCD, I’m not sure, maybe just a little. I do feel a compulsion to make art. I make art everyday one way or another. Sometimes I have got to throw paint around be brisk, tear it up, splat it, scrub it and mush it about. Other times I get very tiny, miniscule, and tight….the smaller the better, the more repetitions the better I feel. It is a meditation of sorts for me….the rhythm of the pen to paper soothes me. It puts me into the zone I love so much. I’ve talked about it before, it is pure nirvana. This is actually a print in my shop at…..www.theorganicgallery.com

Being grateful….

Being grateful is an all encompassing feeling. It is a warmth that spreads throughout your body, thru your day, and throughout your life. It’s the warm, soft blanket of comforting I wear. It’s my broken down shoes that look just like my feet. It’s the smell of morning rain. Grateful is that cup of soup on a cold evening, or the feel of the book you are just finishing.
I don’t mind being completely enveloped by grateful. I’m grateful to be alive every day. www.theorganicgallery.com

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I’ve been ignoring my blog…

Wow, Life does get away from you sometimes doesn’t it?

My mind has been elsewhere.  These are the pictures in my mind and where it has been lately.  Isn’t it wild when you think of all of the topics, thoughts, and pictures we create in our minds in a single day? That’s why the Buddhists call it monkey mind, our mind is everywhere flying through the tree tops doing a full somersault and landing upright only to take  off on the trapeze again and again.

No wonder we need rest. I’m tired.

I haven’t been meditating like I usually do.

I need to get back to it, to melt into my bed at night letting everything drip off of me…..I awaken clean, clear and ready to tango with this crazy life over and over.

Sometimes I just need turquoise water, to float for hours.

What are the pictures of your mind???

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Purple Swamp

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Purple Swamp is a place that only exists in my mind, or is it?

I’ve seen this some where before….

Is it scary?

Or beautiful?

It’s all up to you!

www.theorganicgallery.com

My new collection for Crate and Barrel!!!!!

“Earths Rhythm” for Crate and Barrel stores!

Artist Deb Haugen’s abstract compositions pulse with the rhythm and flux she so keenly observes in nature. In this series of three prints, she explores the passage of time, sectioning life’s processes into dynamic representations of birth, growth and decay. Using sweeping painterly gestures balanced with minutely detailed marks, she creates intriguing worlds that burst forth with creative energy and intricate complexity. Each print of the artist’s original is reproduced as a giclée print on paper, presented under glass in a matte black frame crafted of finger-jointed plantation pine.

http://www.crateandbarrel.com/best-and-buys/best-and-buys-accessories/earth-rhythms-i-print/f52895

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             Thank You Crate and Barrel…..I love you guys!

                   Your style is the best xxxxxxxDeb

Emerging Artists Group today! woooo weeeeee

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I am in the “Emerging Artists group show today! I’m so stoked about it, I can’t help it! To be in the company of such talented people…… Wow!

Go to  http://www.OneKingsLane.com

I’m just so pleased that I am with great artists, and I do love One Kings Lane taste. They are without a doubt one of the most innovative of all the 72 hour sales online.

Spring and One Kings Lane!

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in all her glory

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Here are some pieces that are available now, they are all others in varying sizes..

This is available  at www.OneKingsLane.com until may 18th at 8 am. It’s part of a furniture and art offering.

Just a way to spruce up your home for spring and summer!

THANK YOU for supporting the efforts of independent artists!

she’s glowing in spring…

she's glowing in spring frThis is how my daughter looks to me, happy, yellow, tan, and springy….I guess life in Hawaii can do that to you! I always feel more yellow, and happy there.