Bell Creative Studio: News & Updates

Dream Signs: Rose

I’m getting some really nice feedback on my Dream Journals! This has inspired me to create some “Dream Signs“ artwork. My first one is of a rose.

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Commissioned Portrait of Bowzer

Just before the holidays I was commissioned to paint a memorial portrait of this beautiful dog, Bowzer.  This was a gift from my friend, Maria, to her dear friend, Zara, who was grieving over the loss of her “big, sweet boy.” Since this was a surprise…

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How to Use a Dream Journal to Master the Art
of Dreaming

Imagine how exciting it would be if you could ask your higher-self, the universe, and your angels for guidance, and receive the answers in your dreams. Most people simply sleep through about a third of their life, the daily eight hour block of time in which we unplug…

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Do I need a One Sheet?

People often ask me, “Do I need a One Sheet?”  A One Sheet is a marketing tool. It’s one sheet of paper, much like a flyer, that lists who you are, what you do, your achievements/credentials, and how people can reach you. It can be…

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It’s nice to have a Writing Buddy!

The THOUGHT of writing a book is very glamorous. It’s fun to daydream about the day when you can show people copies of your book and see the admiration in their eyes… Actually WRITING a book, on the other hand, is another matter. It can be downright grueling….

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Portrait of Levi

It’s so sad to lose a beloved pet. Our furry friends – whether they are a dog, cat, hamster, or horse – occupy such a big space in our hearts… When I was asked to paint a Memorial Portrait of this beautiful pitbull, Levi, I…

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Portrait of Charlie

My friend Lynda enjoys painting as much as I do. She said, “I’d like to commission you to do a portrait of Charlie (her husband) from this reference photo, so I can see what you would do with it.” COOL!   There are so many different…

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Sometimes it’s the little things…

It felt good to step out into the backyard this morning and stretch my toes in the cool, damp grass while enjoying a mug of piping hot coffee. The contrasting sensations did an excellent job of melting away the final remnants of sleepy fog that…

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The story behind “The Guardians”

As an artist/photographer, I’ve learned to give careful consideration to photos before deleting them from my camera’s memory card. Sometimes what I can’t see in an underexposed or blurry shot is far more valuable to me than what I can see clearly, because it prompts…

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iHeart Booklets!

♥ Looking for a creative way to get the word out about your products and services? Publish a booklet! Let’s face it, most people are going to lose your business card as fast as you can give it to them. Tri-fold brochures tend to go straight into…

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