Better than expected: Letting go

Let go of expectations and realize things may be better than expected.  Over twenty years ago, I totally severed my ACL as a beginning skier, necessitating surgery. Certain activities cause my knee to swell, resulting in limited mobility and pain. For me, this is difficult as I have always been a very active person. This…

Cycles of Change

This painting is of an area near Tiffany Lake in the Methow Valley Washington. Looking through the stark remains of trees after a wild fire to the colorful mountain range in the background drew me in. Seeds are spread during the fire and bright new growth like wild flowers and young evergreens are regenerating amidst…

LuciaArts is Changing

  LuciaArts is in transition.  After eleven years of teaching arts to elementary ages,  I have decided it is time for a change.  I am grateful for all the people, kids, parents and volunteers who have participated.  I was devoted to teaching and cherish the artwork that was created during classes and camps.  Thank you…

Greeting Cards

This is a collection of original watercolor paintings by Lucia Burgess that have been printed for greeting cards ©2022. Many of the subjects are from the Pacific Northwest and Bellingham Washington. They have been for sale at Hair Art Studio and the Sunnyland Stomp in Bellingham. Feel free to contact me if you are interested…

Drawing and Painting Emotions

  Here is an activity for ages 5 and up. You will need:Water proof pen, crayons or oil pastels, watercolor paint, paint brush, thick paper( preferably watercolor paper), small container of water( for wetting brush and maybe a rag to dab it on).    This can also be modified to use any materials you have…