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November 2, 2015
sit.stand.fly. from start to finish, 15" x 30", ©Kellie Day

Screw Your Passion, Follow Your Bliss – mixed media birds

I just read this article, “Screw Finding Your Passion”, by Mark Manson. He starts out like this: “…(When you were a kid) If you loved looking for bugs, you just did that. There was no second-level analysis of, ‘Well, is looking for bugs really what I should be doing with […]
February 12, 2015
The Bird Family, 48" tall, mixed media on canvas ©Kellie Day

The Story of the Bird Family

“This sky where we live is no place to lose your wings so love, love, love.” – Hafiz I grew up knowing my mother’s side was the Bird family. But it was my cousin Kathleen, who reminded me after I finished this mixed media bird painting, that her middle name was Bird. I have […]
November 17, 2011
Winter Birds, mixed media on canvas, Triptic, 56" x 36", ©2012, Available

Winter Birds

Over the period of time that I painted these birds, every time I closed my eyes I saw wings. After a while, I even began to feel the sensation of flying over our valley, of swooping down. From this painting, I learned to work from a very authentic place. I […]