For immediate release
It’s Thank You day for the employees at Neighbor’s Kitchen and Yard who tolerated my ass over the last four weeks. It’s been so much fun painting here! I can teach anyone to do this, so whatcha’ say we start an interest list? Who would like to learn to express themselves through art?
I started teaching art a few years ago in Ruidoso, NM at Jana’s Art Cave, my working studio. It became a tourist attraction for visitors looking for entertainment aside from skiing, hunting, and fishing. It was so much fun for all ages to enjoy together. If you guys are interested, I would love to do it again in Bastrop. However, I’m going to need a location.
Originals will be available soon on my new website that’s being built. You’re welcome to watch the progress at JanasPaintedArtist.com.
My Artists…you won’t believe what we are trying to build for you!
Sarah and Cameron are two really neato kids. They will rise to the top like cream in a butter churn!
I can teach anyone to paint what they see with a twist of fantasy. I’m collecting an interest list NOW, Bastrop Texas. I need a location, but that’s usually not a problem. If you’re looking for exact, take a photo…’cause this class ain’t for you.
My view as I contemplate my day.
I so wish I could just paint on the more light-hearted “A bedroom suite for my favorite Monster High doll,” she’s vintage now, and deserves a place to live in some lucky little girl’s bedroom.
But I must carry on in a dark, but not hopeless place. As so many of you have expressed interest in the piece. Nathanael Chavers gets first right to refuse her. Lol! After that it’s open game. Lol!
So I must complete it.
I feel perhaps it’s important, but ! I’ll let the world decide. For all this is “no longer viable,” but it’s a cautionary tale, if only we can stop looking for relief in all the wrong places.
Oh, some fun news today!
The prints of my Nieghbor’s painting are complete, thanks to the help of Bastrop Signs & Banners. Love those guys. Check ’em out local artists!
Anyway, the sun is out and I’m going to go for a run/dance and then deliver to the hard working staff these hand signed prints today. They’re now my new friends over at Neighbor’s.
I had so much fun with you all over the last month painting your scene.
Fun news: Bastrop Opera House, thank you for inviting me to help paint sets. Omg. What a blast!
Pretty good day ahead, all and all.
LIVE LIFE LARGE!
Thank you Lincoln County Food Bank! Super kind of you
Well, ok, good…I got that off my chest. Lol
Let’s create HOPE starting Tuesday.
Tomorrow I get my raft out of storage. Let’s paint while floating on that river.
This original is available for $140.
Titled “All we did was make billionaire demigods,” sadly this issue had nothing to do with your health 😞
You can own this original. I will mount and frame it, but I will reserve the right to reproduce it.
It’s 8.5×11 in marker and ink, painted on both sides of the vellum. Neon and metallic markers too. That doesn’t show up well in this photo
® Jana’s Painted Artist
I’m quite aware that my view is very unpopular. Is yours?
Guys. Read please.
I’m seeing a lot of fear conversion out here over my paver art being left in a public space … un-secure where someone could harm her.
If you learn one thing from me … please let it be this.
There is no such thing as security. PERIOD. I’m sorry we’re being taught and believe otherwise.
There is not enough money or man power in the world, to truly secure or keep anything safe … let alone my little piece of bleep PEACE art that you guys graciously granted me permission to display publicly. She doesn’t belong behind bars, does she?
She is a gift. Freely given by all involved.
She represents freedom. The butterflies will fly away. The art will not last forever.
Please don’t give into fear that something might happen to her. I beg you. Just enjoy her while she lasts.
Please just pray that she remains safe. PERIOD. And let it go.
If someone is set on destroying her … well, then. God has other plans. perhaps a very important lesson needs to be taught. Or maybe the next emerging artist needs to paint on it next.
God sees the entire battlefield. Let him handle the big things.
SO PLEASE … just pray she stays safe than it’s God’s business the only true security you got.
Look up instead of looking anywhere else … And remember … nothing lasts forever other than your soul and even it is FREE to chooses where it’s forever will be spent.
Struggling with your health?
I share my personal story because I’m driven to help if you want it.
Listen in. Because now I’ve graduated to God’s food. I feel as if I’ve arrived!
Pamela Witte is brilliant- learn about play acting.
Dustin Lyon you came up! We proud of you!
You too Deborah Voorhees about 13Fanboy.
Oh and our upcoming playwright series coming the last two weekends in August to Sacred Grounds Coffee and Tea House
Thank you Pam and Cheryl Smith Cagle for an exceptional interview!
LIVE every Friday at 8 am on our village’s own radio station – 1490 AM KRUI – The Mountain
Or I always publish the link right here after it airs —-
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Jackie Hunter – Women in Business
A Quilting Stitchuation, LLC, began on the Kenai Peninsula in Alaska in 2015. We were located in a small 12×32 quilt cabin my husband and I designed.
Our first project was a hot rod t-shirt quilt and we were hooked. Shortly thereafter a Long Arm was purchased and we began quilting, teaching and selling fabric, notions and gifts on a very small scale.
The dream of owning a brick and mortar business quickly became a reality after we purchased a home in Alto, NM and found a building to lease in beautiful Ruidoso, NM. After a month and a half of renovations (painting, carpeting, etc.) we had our soft-opening on December 17th and our Grand Opening was January 19, 2017. We had a record number of attendees, ribbon cutting, Accuquilt and class demo’s, Live Radio Broadcast, and giveaways.
A Quilting Stitchuation has grown and evolved over the last several years and at the end of 2020 we purchased our own property in Alto, NM. The plan is to have the quilt shop, retreat center and retreat house all in the same location! In May 2021, we will open our new retreat house to the first group of quilting retreaters! Eventually we will complete the existing metal building into a quilt shop, as well as a brand new building that will become New Mexico’s first quilt retreat center, Stitch-n-Pines Retreat Center, LLC. Currently we may hold up to nine guests and after the new building is complete, up to 20!!
What is “A Quilting Stitchuation, LLC and Stitch-n-Pines, LLC?” They are a place for creativity, fun, and knowledge to be shared with others who appreciate the love, time and warmth that goes into every stitch. Life is too short to not love what you do and do what you love. We fell in love with fabric, quilting, and the great people we met and continue to meet along the way.
This business offers Janome Machines, fabric, notions,patterns, kits, books, gifts and long arm quilting services, as well as classes, but most of all it’s a gathering place for friends to spend time together. We also provide knife and scissor sharpening and cleaning/servicing/repairing of most sewing machines!
Thank you for visiting and we hope to see you in the store or as a guest at our new retreat center!
Jackie & Eugene Hunter, Owners
A Quilting Stitchuation & Stitch-n-Pines Retreat Center
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It’s Hello From Ruidoso new hit radio show on Ruidoso Village very own radio station 1490AM – The Mountain.
Introducing our regulars:
Cheryl Cagle is Jana’s trusted side kick. She’s so much fun!!
Miriam Shanks has been a passionate writer for most of her career. Initially focusing on technical writing as an environmental permitting manager, she has, in recent years turned her attention to more creative endeavors including writing children’s stories, essays, poetry and song lyrics. Miriam enjoys writing for herself and for others and is currently working on a memoir and a blog – Write to the Heart of the Matter. Miriam will be interviewing local authors, and contributing short pieces to our Hello from Ruidoso program. She will also be creating a serial story for the show using characters from our local businesses.
Andrea Fernandez – talking about foraging for food, sustainable food and Smokey Bear community garden.
Ellie Figueroa – on going health talks
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