Category Archives: Magic

365, Day 187: Touched by Fire

This was painted on one of those November mornings when the sunrise in the frosty morning lit the landscape with fire. (© Karen Opp. All rights reserved.)

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365, Day 95: On Edge

This piece has the feel of looking at a slice of agate or of a geode. The guiding energy this morning was the rich green-blues. The trees that appeared in this landscape are not my usual evergreen trees. Someone has … Continue reading

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365, Day 91: We Enter in the Middle

While I was out running errands this afternoon a friend and I were messaging back and forth about the storms popping up in the area. He described the clouds as “beautiful, dark, angry and deep” and my reaction was, “Yes!!” … Continue reading

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365, Day 85: Moonlight

Not a full moon night but I felt her calling… (© Karen Opp. All rights reserved.)

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365, Day 79: Phoenix Rising

Out of the ashes of Burning Days come new beginnings….

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365, Day 66: Out of the Blue

There are days when I paint and have absolutely no idea where the image come from. Actually, I generally feel that way but some days I might have some inspiration, some thought of painting a landscape or an object in … Continue reading

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365, Day 45: Signs of the Season

It’s interesting how something I’d never heard of ten months ago could so quickly come to define my sense of identity. Opera Theatre of Saint Louis’ 40th Festival Season officially ended for me on July 3rd, the “end date” on … Continue reading

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