Tag Archives: Linda Ruddy Art

Images that Inspire

I think by now, that anyone following my blog knows I am pulled to images like a magnet.   I get some kind of energy, some kind of inspiration, some kind of emotional food and water nourishment.  And behind the … Continue reading

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On the Cusp of Change

Maybe as humans we’re always changing, but sometimes it stands out and you know you’re on that roller coaster and not sure when or how you will get off.  Last year while I was pre-occupied by all the medical after … Continue reading

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Creative Leap Year-ss – Painting Journey

(FYI:  Began this Post in December 2013 and now it’s January 2014)  (FYI:  I tend to reflect backwards in the month of December – looking back over the year and looking back over my life’s journey) (FYI: I enjoy writing … Continue reading

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“Elan Vital” from 1992

Speaking the obvious “Not all art is the same”.  Sometimes I think that my best paintings were created years ago.  Part of my heart and soul went into their making and they speak of humanness, some deep emotion coming from … Continue reading

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Art Lesson: Elements of Art

What makes for a good image, pleasing to the eye, appreciated by the viewer?  Some of the tools of the trade that an artist uses include: Line Shape Color Texture Values/tones Space Depth Form Now for a deeper discussion of … Continue reading

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Finding Magic in Your Life

Roald Dahl had this to say about magic: “Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.” “Blowing a dream?” Sophie said.  “What do you mean?” “I is a dream-blowing giant,” the BFG said.  “When all the other giants … Continue reading


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November Art and Quote

It’s been a very busy weekend so I will keep this post easy for me and hopefully inspiring for you.  Enjoy!   One of my past phases of art, landscapes came from peaceful energy. Now to the power of stick-to-it-ness, here’s … Continue reading

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Art: Wonder Trails

I think I’ve mentioned that I am a member of SCBWI, The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators.   Here’s their web address:  http://www.scbwi.org .  In America, they have two big conferences a year, one in New York in the … Continue reading

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Watercolor of Blog Header

I am experimenting with my blog heading.  Version Two below started with an ink drawing and then I filled it in with watercolors.   As you can see, the Header shows very little of the real painting.  For my blog, I have … Continue reading

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