Mar 12, 2023Liked by Elizabeth Edwards

Love your breakdown of how the disco ball evolved! I'm learning a lot just by absorbing your creative journey. And where's the glitter that the people demanded?

Also, the tulips are gorgeous!

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I love your disco ball so much ✨ You are inspiring my evolving dream bachelorette party aesthetic, which is currently celestial babes meets disco glam 🤣 Your art makes me happy & look forward to each edition of TDB!

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Awww really?! Thank you so much!!! I'm so happy it makes you happy!!!

I love and support your dream bachelorette party aesthetic 🤩 all the color, glitter... actually, can we embody this vibe every day?

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Mar 9, 2023·edited Mar 9, 2023Liked by Elizabeth Edwards

LOVE the evolution of the disco ball. Even Charles Darwin himself is jealous.

NEED a photo of the super shake. Or maybe even a shot of the deconstructed elements...

NEXT you should paint the Hibiscus flower. It's wikipedia page has a wild progression of the flowers life that might inspire you.

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LOL Charles Darwin. Thank youuuu!!!!!!!!!

A deconstructed shake photo makes sense! I'll snap a pic and throw it in here the next time I make this shake.

OOO i love hibiscus flowers, there are so many colors. Maybe i'll do a bouquet of all the colors!

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Mar 9, 2023Liked by Elizabeth Edwards

Um WHAT. Your tulips are gorgeous??! I’m thoroughly obsessed with the green in your painting.

*zooms in* SO LUSHHHH. How’d you do that? Do you have progress photos for that?

Marigolds next???

I love seeing the evolution of your painting! It's second best to getting to actually witness you painting.

“Making mistakes and starting over is part of the learning process. Every time you start fresh, you are not starting from nothing. Past experiences and mistakes are the foundation for future creative work.”

This point is everything. I think adopting this mindset is what can propel a person forward. Making “mistakes” is just another way to get more information to help yourself in the present and future. Being able to recognize and decide when to quit, start over, and keep going is SO crucial. I think a lot about how kids often see something not working and just drop it and move on and it’s a powerful skill. It can go the other way where they start over too soon or give up and don’t build that resilience, but often, being able to put ego aside, be patient, and do the work (and extra work) is going to have such a good payoff whether you get the results you want or not.

I WANT to inhale grandma slices. [with you]

I WANT fudgy walnut brownies. [with you]

“and helping me detach from prescriptive architect-speak.” Lololol this made me laugh

We’ll keep a lil for that corporate zest

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THANK YOU <3 The background was actually one of the hardest to get right, I fully painted over it at least 3 times. AND I forgot to take progress photos...again... I just get so in the flow that I forget 😬

Ooo...Marigolds look so complicated with all those petals but I'm up for a challenge!

YES totally resonating with what you're saying with mistakes! Amazing that you've seen kids do it without much thinking, like its instinct. And I feel you on not to giving up too soon, how do you know when is too soon?

Let's have a pizza brownie party! I will travel with pizza if I have to (I've flown with bagels so I think i can make it work)

HAHA CORPORATE ZEST maybe i should toss that in there, see if anyone notices.

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So. Many. Disco. Balls. lol

Pizza brownie party?!

Yeah, forget that super shake, gimme grandma slices.

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I would have never thought painting a disco ball would require all those steps, but you break them down so well (loved the tetris analogy haha). Glad to see you did add glitter! Since it seems like the correct choice haha.

The tulips are amazing! My mom also paints and uses a similar style, I'm sure she would love them. So cool you're doing this class with your mom, great way to spend quality time together.

And that shake sounds great!! Will have to try it sometime!

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