2017 – a Creative Year

Hello!  It’s been so long since my last blog.  I hope all are well.  This year is memorable for me:  Lots of finished paintings, some writing, some adventures, new people, new activities.  I am grateful.  I feel alive again! New ideas are beginning to flow.
From my Women’s Series….

Here’s my most recent painting titled The Dreamer. (Copyright: Linda Ruddy)
Solo Woman 2

Title:  The Dreamer
Year: 2017
Medium: Acrylic
Style: Modern Graphic
Series:  Women
Artist: Linda Ruddy (Copyright)
Award:  Judged Show, 2nd Place Ribbon, San Clemente Art Gallery, California

This year, I have been more public with my work, entering competitions, participating in art festivals.  I prefer the making of art, but this year I have started to learn about the marketing of art.  Not so easy or profitable, but at times, extremely satisfying when a person really connects with one of my paintings, when my art speaks to them in a personal way.

Here’s another ribbon winner:  Experiment in Color No. 1, (Copyright: Linda Ruddy)

LR Experiment in Color No 1

Title:  Experiment in Color No. 1
Year: Finished in 2017, started in 2000.
Medium:  Acrylic
Style:  Modern Graphic
Series:  Women
Artist: Linda Ruddy (copyright)
Award: Judged Show, 1st Place Ribbon, San Clemente Art Gallery, California

Enjoy!  I wish all my readers the best. LR





About Wings of Wonder

Linda Ruddy is a creative and she works in a variety of materials including pencils, paints, paper, porcelain and fabric. Her current projects involve hand-sewn bookbinding, children's book illustrating, and writing. In 2010, two of her paintings were published in the Saddleback College literary magazine, The Wall. In the past, she has received recognition for painting and doll making. Linda lives in California with her husband and family pet. Her new blog can be found at:www.wingsofwonder.worpress.com Please visit often to see how the site develops. Following the muse, Linda Ruddy
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6 Responses to 2017 – a Creative Year

  1. marilynscottwaters says:

    Great to hear from you, Linda! It’s great that you are getting your art out there! Beautiful work. Wishing you a creative 2018. Hugs, M

  2. JSM says:

    I love your work. Best wishes on the marketing aspect.

  3. Congratulations on your achievements! I love your work – thanks for sharing 🙂

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