Watch Michelle’s painting process through her YouTube Videos

After four weeks of the shelter in place order was given in Oregon, I felt a strong internal pull to share my thoughts about the current state of my little part of the world and what the universe may be telling us. 

A real time video of the first step of this new work. I prefer not to talk while I am painting because it will take me out of the zone. I talk a bit about what I just did at the end of the video. 

A short video discussing my process. This is an example of the “ugly stage” as I subconsciously begin to discover the beauty of what the piece may eventually reveal.

“Embracing My Beautiful Daughter” – pre-recorded version created by Dakota Media Access to be aired periodically on their FreeTV channel.

Embracing My Beautiful Daughter – live version, November 2019. 

This time lapse video was created in my studio for the North Dakota Film Festival – 2 minute category.

A short video chronicling the final step of completing this work. Luminous Exodus, acrylic painting on canvas 36″ x 36″ 

This a short 6 minute guided tour through my living and studio space in Bend, Oregon. Connecting to others as we shelter in place on a global scale. 

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