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Beth Parker is a happy, optimistic person who enjoys bringing a smile with her art.  It should be fun and touch the viewer in a positive way.

In this blog, I post a daily “positive thought” from my huge collection of quotes, five days a week.  Sometimes it just takes one nice thought to completely change the course of your day.  Subscribe, and you’ll see what I mean.

Beth Parker

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27 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. NonnyKor
    Aug 16, 2013 @ 10:38:36

    I love this page, the color, the themes, the quietness from which you add your !!POW!!! pictures…………. not positive, but I think it’s the color of my walls….honey, i’m ho-ooo-ooome………….. loved the outside stairs too, Ms Escher……………

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  2. afternoonartist
    Feb 02, 2013 @ 11:05:14

    I’ve been wondering why you haven’t been posting. At first I thought you were busy preparing for your show, then it dawned on me to check and see if I’m still listed as following your blog, and sure enough the problem was on my end. i have no idea how that happened. Proble resolved. Now I have lots of catching up to do!

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  3. matthewmidgley
    May 12, 2012 @ 07:01:52

    Hi Beth, I recieved your lovely watercolour sketch in the mail today. I love your Acrylic work (something I’ve not yet dabbled in)

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    • Beth Parker
      May 12, 2012 @ 08:17:54

      Thank you so much for letting me know you received the watercolor. Give acrylics a try. It’s really fun! 🙂

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      • matthewmidgley
        May 12, 2012 @ 08:47:27

        I really want to get started on something – but my working area is a wee bit cramped just at the moment (up in the loft at home). I have a box full of paints all ready for when I can squeeze in the space and time!

      • Beth Parker
        May 12, 2012 @ 13:47:44

        I paints small most of the time. It is harder to drag out all the acrylic stuff, than it is to just play in watercolor, but I seem to paint bolder or something when I play with my acrylics. I hope you try it sometime soon. Maybe on a warm, sunny day in a park. 🙂

  4. mydailycreativity
    Mar 11, 2012 @ 20:50:20

    I love reading your blog – colorful and positive posts! That’s why I nominated you for a Kreativ Blogger award on day 128 of my creativity challenge. Keep up the good work!

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    • Beth Parker
      Mar 12, 2012 @ 07:13:27

      Oh my gosh, Angela!!! I read and love your blog, but lately I have been so busy that I haven’t been able to keep up with all my blog reading. Thank you so much for the award!! I will pass it on with pleasure! How cool is this? You made my day!!! ((hugs))

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  5. Bindu John
    Feb 10, 2012 @ 12:13:13

    I was in search of some optimism in the blogosphere and I stumbled upon your blog in the right time… I am subscribing as I want to know what you mean… 🙂

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  6. Katie Grace
    Jan 12, 2012 @ 14:43:18

    My first time on your blog and I love it! I’m a recent college grad with a Bachelors of Art in Art! My concentration was in 2D design and I love your watercolor work! 🙂 Very inspiring! Keep it up!

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  7. Slowmoto
    Dec 22, 2011 @ 08:05:58

    I nominated you for the Versatile Blogger award. Congratulations! http://slowmoto.me/awards/

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  8. creatingreciprocity
    Dec 09, 2011 @ 05:29:57

    Hi Beth – I would like to offer you the Liebster Blog Award – I don’t know if you’ll want to accept it but I definitely think you deserve it for your work!
    http://creatingreciprocity.wordpress.com/2011/12/09/go-raibh-mile-maith-agat/

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    • Beth Parker
      Dec 09, 2011 @ 08:58:39

      Thank you so much, Trisha! I am really touched! It is nice to know that my blog has touched you. I will pass it on and post it on my blog. Thanks again!

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  9. Androgoth
    Jul 31, 2011 @ 18:11:57

    I agree, an optimistic thought generates
    positive vibes throughout the day and of
    course the evenings too…

    Be well my friend

    Androgoth

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    • Beth Parker
      Aug 01, 2011 @ 07:25:22

      It certainly does. As we greet each day, we each chose how to be or feel. I find that positive affirmation is a wonderful way to start the day. Thanks for your comment! 🙂

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  10. 47whitebuffalo
    Aug 23, 2010 @ 13:38:42

    O you are so right on target about ONE positive thought changing everything!!! Merci!

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  11. Rick Daddario
    Apr 26, 2010 @ 21:52:00

    aloha Beth – this is just an fyi to let you know i’ve added you to one of my blogroll areas. if you’d prefer that i dont, please let me know. it’s likely to change over time altho i never know how until it does… have fun – aloha – Wrick

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  12. dissengallery
    Sep 02, 2009 @ 02:47:04

    Can I get the quote that was originally on “Dancing Raven”…thanks…

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    • Beth Parker
      Sep 02, 2009 @ 07:56:18

      This is the quote that was with The Dancing Raven.

      “Man’s mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.”
      – Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr

      This fits what you said to your friend about artists “doing it again”. How funny!

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