Blog Series

“Stories that Inspire my Art” is Natalie’s current blog series. It will run for approximately six months, beginning March 18, 2021, posted daily. Blog posts are listed below. You are invited to subscribe to the blog to receive notifications of new posts by e-mail.

More than Sparrows

First the Sparrows oil painting and the inspiration behind it, then a challenge for self reflection. Are you “worth more than sparrows”? …

Mythical Blue Cardinal

First, my oil painting of a blue heron and the update. Then, the mysterious and bizarre story about what happened yesterday! Don’t …

Beauty of Time

Oil paintings, the stories behind them, the real life picture I took this morning, then the update… Are you open to the …

Watch me paint this jellyfish in 1 minute (time lapse) Make sure your sound is on for full eerie effect. The ocean …

Cardinal Promise

First the oil paintings then the stories behind them. Don’t miss the beautiful real life video update filmed just yesterday! Grab a …

First, the oil painting, then the shameful story behind it… make sure you don’t miss my bonus video- real life new footage …

Random or by Design?

First the oil painting, then the story that inspired this art and the update. Is YOUR life random or by design? Ponder …

Let this cute hedgehog lift your spirits and put a smile on your face. Sound on for full effect. The music choreographed …

Feeding Critics

First the oil painting, then the story that inspired this art and the update. Do YOU feed your critics? Everyone has critics, …

Display or Field?

First the oil painting, then the story that inspired this art and the update. Are YOU at a “display or field” crossroads …

New Painting! Plein Air

NEW Painting! Adventures make us feel alive, as we’re pushed out of our comfort zone and forced to approach things differently. Painting …

Shadow of Your Wings

First the oil painting, then the story that inspired this art and the update. May you be inspired to see shadows! https://videos.files.wordpress.com/D0ysIhB7/wings-of-heaven-oil-painting-by-natalie-buske-thomas_hd.mp4

Hummingbird Swing

I hope you had a joyous and spiritually restful Easter weekend. Now that my Easter art posts are finished, “Stories that Inspire …

Easter Sunday

Happy Easter! Today I’ll share peaceful and joyful oil paintings and songs with you. May you feel the burst of new spring …

Holy Saturday

Holy Saturday is the day before Easter, and is associated with: Resting, waiting upon the Lord Examining one’s own life and spiritual …

Good Friday

To mark Good Friday as a day of remembrance and humility, an artistic rendering of the cross is typically focused on the …

Maundy Thursday

Another Lenten season ends. As we head toward Easter weekend, my blog will feature Easter related oil paintings and short videos of …

Sand Dollar

First, the oil painting, then the story behind it… you’re invited to reflect upon what this means to you. https://nataliebuskethomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/oil-painting-sand-dollar-at-tybee-by-natalie-buske-thomas.mp4 Watch me …

New Painting + Show!

My new painting is revealed, and the story behind it (told through captions and music). You’ll love my special guests, but not …

Power of Steam

First, the oil painting, then the story behind it… make sure you don’t miss your challenge invitation. Do you accept? https://nataliebuskethomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/ships-of-the-sea-painting-anniversary-of-the-steamship-savannah-by-natalie-buske-thomas.mp4 Watch …

Oil painting "Lenten Flower" by artist Natalie Buske Thomas

Preparing the Way

First, the oil painting, then the story behind it… make sure you don’t miss a guidepost that could change your direction. https://nataliebuskethomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/oil-painting-lenten-flower-by-natalie-buske-thomas-hd.mp4

Quiet Joy

First, the oil painting, then the story behind it… Put the kettle on, then lose yourself for a few minutes in this …

Light House

First, the oil painting, then the story behind it… make sure you don’t miss my philosophical questions for you. Watch me paint …

Eagles Fly

First, two oil paintings, then the story behind both… make sure you don’t miss the challenge I’m offering you! Watch me paint …

Playing with Lambs

First, the oil painting, then the story behind it… make sure you don’t miss the most joyful 2 minutes of your day, …

Patio Friends

First, the oil painting, then the story behind it… make sure you don’t miss the footage I took from my patio. https://nataliebuskethomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/oil-painting-ruby-hummingbird-by-natalie-buske-thomas.mp4

Roads Unseen

First, the oil painting, then the story behind it… make sure you don’t miss the update below. Watch me paint “Road Unseen” …

“I’m SUPERMAN!”

First, the oil painting, then the story behind it… make sure you don’t miss the video proof of Superman’s real identity! Watch …

Tap Dance thru Life

First, the oil painting, then the story behind it… make sure you don’t miss my vintage, recent past, present and future live …

Bunting is REAL!

First, the oil painting, then the story behind it… make sure you don’t miss the video proof that my elusive Painted Bunting …

Trapper John

First, the oil painting, then the story behind it… make sure you don’t miss the Trapper John video I filmed from the …

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

2 minute time-lapse to watch me paint this art “Ireland Coast“ If you missed my St. Patrick’s Day Show, it’s never too …

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