Inspired by travel: Morning Glories

Inspired by travel: Morning Glories

I love to get out in the world and travel. Being with people in other countries, hearing their languages and listening to their stories. It’s always good for opening my mind as well as inspiring my work. This painting of morning glories was inspired by some...
Lisa Skyheart Marshall: Feeling attachments to nature

Lisa Skyheart Marshall: Feeling attachments to nature

When I create a new painting, I am basing it on my observations out in nature as well as my own feelings of attachment to flowers, birds and insects. Examples of this would be: My Italian grandfather planted a bird-of-paradise plant when my father was born, so I...
Lisa Skyheart Marshall: Butterfly Dreaming

Lisa Skyheart Marshall: Butterfly Dreaming

My latest painting was inspired by a magnolia tree I encountered — it’s bumpy, gnarly branches covered in exquisite pink magnolia blossoms. As I watched, petals were slowly falling even as buds prepared to open. I added the Black Phoebe I see often in this...