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Farmer Marathon

-Written by Chris Cade …Our beliefs truly impact our reality. Jack Canfield, featured teacher in “The Secret,” says that this is his FAVORITE story… Now I hope you’ll forgive me, but I’m about to ruin the ending for you… Yes, the farmer did win his first marathon. But here’s some things NOT mentioned in the video that you should know… …

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Mark Perry & I; “A Matter of Mind” Radio

I’m honored to be a guest on Mark Perry’s radio show this weekend, May 11, 2013, called “A Matter of the Mind.” He is passionate about consciousness, and relationship. We’ll be discussing the inspiration behind my upcoming project “Spirit of Santa Fe,” to open at Casweck Galleries in Santa Fe, NM, August 9, 2013. Mark’s podcasts can be found here…. …

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Spirit of Santa Fe!

Ugh! My new, temporary studio is all perfect, except I don’t have all the colors I need…I shipped an over abundance of Reds and Whites, and under abundance of every other hue! Artisan (supply store) visit again tomorrow. And then, who in Santa Fe will sit for me? Beginning a new series, “Spirit of Santa Fe!” 2-3 hour studies … …

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New Santa Fe Studio

As I spend my winter in Santa Fe, my yearning to paint has been unfulfilled. This entire town is full of art and artists,  Inspiring me around every corner. Therefore, I have decided to set up a temporary studio in a tiny little space we own in order to keep painting! With only quick jaunts to the Pacific Northwest, a …

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Parental Play Dates

7 Easy, Enjoyable Ways to Experience Art with your Children My first and fondest memory is lying, belly down on a cold concrete slab on a hot, summer day; our front porch in Quantico, Virginia. My mom’s rocking chair squeaked beside me as I drew cactuses, teepees, cowboys, horses. While waiting for my big sister to return from school, I spent …

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7 Easy Ways to Enjoy Art as a Family

PR Web: Spirit Capture Portrait Artist Robbi Firestone describe 7 simple, fun ways to experience art activities with your children by creating inspired, fun parental play dates! My first and fondest memory is lying, belly down on a cold concrete slab on a hot, summer day; our front porch in Quantico, Virginia. My mom’s rocking chair squeaked beside me as I …

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Profile of Robbi by writer Kathleen F. Miller

A profile of Robbi Firestone in 2012 by Writer Kathleen F. Miller for the University of Washington at Tacoma Read more pieces by her on Kathleen’s Website When celebrated artist and UW Tacoma graduate Robbi Firestone enters a room, all heads turn to take in her dark flowing hair and dancer’s grace. But it is her unique portraits that truly …

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Contemplating Fathers Day

Happy almost Fathers Day… I crazy love my Dad. Yet, imagine the thoughts of a war Veteran Marine looking upon a creative teen bleaching and tearing her brand new clothes in the name of fashion, or staying up til 3am painting. (We still do not always see eye to eye.) My Dad’s and my interests and opinions differ heartily. Yet …

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…stunned that you are doing her portrait…

This from my lovely new client, Robin Strong… Today she gave her love, Claire, the gift of a Spirit Capture oil Portrait… “She is still stunned that you are doing her portrait. Kept reaching over and squeezing my shoulder and had a big happy smile on her face. Thanks, Robbi, for being you and having your talent.” Warms my heart… …

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