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Personal Journey Revealed in Watercolor of White Doves


White Doves Watercolor

The past year has taken me on an intense personal journey.  I have spent most of my life trying to figure things out. Recently, I am more intrigued by the mysteries of life and less concerned about what is fact.   I am enjoying wondering more than knowing.  Instead of clawing for the “right” answer, I am quietly waiting– watching the possibilities unfold before me. Living life sure is easier being open and accepting instead of trying to nail everything down. 

I have been painting birds for a long time, but my latest birds are freer, lighter and more open to something beyond…

Here is a short  video of a watercolor being painted where a pair of white doves emerge from the page.

January 13, 2014 at 8:14 pm Leave a comment


AUTHOR Amy Hautman Bates M.A, LPCC, ATR-BC

After being a professional painter for 30 years, I broadened by scope from making art for personal edification to using art to promote health and healing in the world. I work as an Art Therapist with children and families in Santa Fe, New Mexico, witnessing  them tap into their creative energy to gain greater emotional stability, resiliency and peace.

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