William Shakespeare said: "What’s in a name?  that which we call a rose  By any other name would smell as sweet…" Shakespeare Well, that might have been true when Shakespeare was alive–before the age of the World Wide Web--but at this time, the names that we give things...

I often say that my intuition is an integral part of my creative process, and I believe that memory is the well-spring of the intuition. For that reason, I am convinced that memory is every artist's greatest resource. For writers, the memory is certainly essential,...

Forest Daffodil: The Prayer - Jacki Kellum Watercolor Original for Sale - $250 - Contact Artist Prints for Sale at Fine Art America https://fineartamerica.com/products/forest-daffodil-in-rain-jacki-kellum-framed-print.html Several years ago, I sat in my favorite spot deep within a forest, and I felt the presence of God. I wrote: “I myself find glimpses...

I was 20-years-old when I first heard Cat Stevens sing On the Road to Find Out. I had left my home in rural Southeast Missouri two years before then, and I already thought that I had “found out.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ycqEb8lfic0 On the Road to Find Out by Cat Stevens Well I...

This bold interpretation of my grandmother's white iris is a mixed media painting. It is Pastel over Watercolor. In one way, this image is not what I had intended to paint, when I began painting one day. It is not the soft and ethereal white iris...