Accord by Contemporary Fine Artist Kristye Addison dudley

Accord © by Kristye Addison Dudley Love is in the air. Being a military wife brings new appreciation to holidays. In 2013 my husband was deployed for every holiday from Dec 2012 to Mid July 2013. Which included my sons first Christmas, New Years Day, St. Patrick’s Day, Easter, my daughters 3rd bday, my husband’s[…]

30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge

Day 1 – “Cherry blossom’s friend” © Kristye Addison Dudley 11″ x 14″ Acrylic on Paper; Purchase Original or Prints In the cherry blossom’s shade there’s no such thing as a stranger. Kobayashi Issa I am starting a new challenge this month, to paint one painting everyday for 30 days. I will be using this[…]

Hello 2014

Happy New Year, I hope this new year is treating everyone well. I have started the new year off well traveling, seeing family and renewing my passion for painting and all things creative. My husband and I took a couples trip to New York City and that place always sparks so much creative energy in[…]

Pizza or Sandwiches?

Reflections © Kristye Addison Dudleypurchase prints This painting is called Reflections. I painted it years ago during a time when I was just pondering what my life would be like. Would I get married? Would I have kids? Those questions have been answered, but there are so many more like… Which do you prefer pizza[…]

Looking back, looking ahead

As I look back over 2012, I can’t overlook how my year began. I spent New Years Eve burying one of my friends. I was early in the first trimester of pregnancy and not ready to tell anyone. I was sad but hopeful about the year and felt the need to hold tight to my[…]

The whole world in his hands

 Do you remember that song “He’s got the whole world in his hands”? I used to love that song! This morning before daycare my KJ awoke to an extra Christmas tree. We decided to put up two since this house is so large. This one is the “gold” tree. It has mostly gold decorations with[…]

Praise and pride

“My perspective, your perspective” (Detail of diptych) © Kristye Addison Dudley January is almost over and I have only blogged once. I have got to get back to it! Well, here’s an update. A memorial fund has been set up for Keasha, here is the link Keasha Rutlegde Draft Memorial. And I still can’t believe[…]

Thy Will Be Done

Thy Will Be Done – Acrylic on Canvas © Kristye Addison Dudley Purchase Print* It’s been an interesting start to the year. I have been asked numerous times “How was your holiday?” I know that people are asking out of routine, because usually the response is “It was great. How was yours?” Then we fall[…]

Intuition

 Intuition – 30″ x 40″ Acrylic on Canvas © Kristye Addison Dudley Do you listen to those voices in your head? Do you sense danger by feeling the hairs on your arms stand up? Whatever your signal is that keeps you moving in the right direction that’s true intuition and the higher power moving in[…]

Using my hands – Going 3D

Hand sculpted ceramic figure © Kristye Addison Dudley I have always loved working with my hands. From building mud pies as a child to painting, I really find that the creative process of making something feeds my soul. The figures that I paint have always had a life of their own, but I have wanted[…]