Monday, April 5, 2010

Kreativ Blogger Award

I have been awarded the Kreativ Blogger Award!

Twitter has been a wonderful way for me to meet and connect with fellow artists who work in every medium you can imagine. I have been so encouraged by their journeys in this creative realm, and have received so much more than I could possibly give back!

Brenda D. Baker is one of the fabulous artists I have connected with through Twitter. Brenda is a Celtic artist whose work is absolutely beautiful! The colors she chooses for the intricate Celtic patterns are so appealing, and some of her work is even being developed into a new alphabetic font! She is a gifted and generous artist, a beautiful writer, and I thank her for giving me this lovely award! Please be sure to check out her blog, The Art & Illumination of Celtic Artist Brenda D. Baker, or follow her on Twitter.

The Kreativ Blogger Award comes with the following requirements:

1. You must thank the person who has given you the award.
2. Copy the logo and place it on your blog.
3. Link the person who has nominated you for the award.
4. Name 7 things about yourself that people might find interesting.
5. Nominate 7 other Kreativ Bloggers.
6. Post links to the 7 blogs you nominate.
7. Leave a comment on each of the blogs to let them know they have been nominated.


Seven things about me that may be of interest:

1. I seem to be a collector - of books and music. I really wasn't aware of this until I took a
Strength's Finder test that said one of my top 5 strengths was "Input". This means I am
inquisitive and collect "things", such as words, facts, books, etc. Looking around my home, I
suddenly realized that WAS true of me!

2. I love being in a warm climate next to the ocean. I feel so inspired by the sun, sand, warm
breezes... you get the picture!

3. I would really like to be able to grow or produce most all of our food, including raising
chickens for eggs. I have a garden, and now a greenhouse, but no chickens - yet.

4. My dream is to earn a living from painting - both producing and teaching art. I am moving
closer to that goal, but these are difficult times in which to earn a living from a creative art
form.

5. I am quite an introvert although you probably would not guess that upon meeting me!

6. I love green smoothies as a breakfast.

7. I have written, directed, and acted in several full length plays.


My seven blogger nominees are:

Gina Morrow Silk Creek

Lori McNee Fine Art Tips

Kendra Smith KendraArt



Lee Ann Petropoulos Art by Lee Ann Petropoulos



4 comments:

Paz said...

Congrats on your award. It's well-deserved. ;-)

I enjoyed reading your list. May your dreams continue to come true. ;-)

Paz

Joanne said...

Thanks so much, Paz! I want to dream big so that the goal is worthy of pursuing! How are you doing these days? Hope all is well with you. :-)

Brenda said...

Thanks much for the feedback Joanne! :D What do you put in your green smoothies? Look forward to seeing more of your work!

Joanne said...

Hi Brenda! Green snoothies: I usually have 3 fruit and LOTS of green veggies.. so a banana, an apple and one other fruit like a few cherries, some blueberries, or pineapple and a huge handful of spinach or kale, 1/3rd of a long cucumber, wheatgrass and some barley green. I add a cup or more of purified water, and turn on my Vitamix machine till everything is smooth. Lots of times I freeze the bananas (unpeeled) and the berries I use are generally frozen, so it is a chilled smoothie rather than room temp. This will give me a big smoothie drink for my breakfast, and another for my afternoon snack. I really have come to love them, and can't imagine a day without one now. :-)