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[…]

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[…]

One day at a time

Family photo of my husband and KJ our babymoon in June. So let’s not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don’t give up. (Galatians 6:9 NLT) Ok so I am 35 weeks prego and I am ready to hold this[…]

A Working Mother’s Revelation

Revelations I © Kristye Addison Dudley Purchase Prints or Cards On the news today, I heard a really sad comment. It was about the divide between working mothers and stay at home mothers. I have to admit, there have been days when I have been working and felt so guilty about KJ being in daycare[…]

Waiting

“The Earth Has Weight” © Kristye Addison Dudley Purchase Prints and Cards online Hello, it’s been a while since I have blogged. I have been busy with life! Well, busy growing one. I am 17 weeks pregnant with our second child and it’s a little boy. I was really sick and exhausted for the first[…]

Back in Business

Well after 5 years, I am going to be in my first show! This photo is of me setting up. The show is in a unique place here in Shreveport called mainspace @ artspace. It’s an exhibition space for local, regional and national artists. This juried show includes 17 artists and is an introduction of[…]

Rejoice always

Leap of Faith – 6ft x 6ft Acrylic on Canvas © Kristye Addison Dudley Purchase Prints of my work Last weekend I participated in a charity benefit at my church. It was for breast cancer awareness and pay tribute to survivors in the community. There was a great turn out, and I was one of[…]

The Dance

The Dancer – 8″ x 10″ acrylic on canvas board © Kristye Addison Dudley purchase originals and prints This couple of weeks is a blur. We had a great anniversary. Mark took me out for a wonderful dinner and we reminisced and thought back over our lives so far and about our future. For Labor[…]