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Natalie’s current blog series is “Stories that Inspire my Art“. It will run daily for approximately six months, starting March 18, 2021. Scroll down this page to see a menu of recent blog posts. You are also invited to subscribe to Natalie’s blog to receive notifications in your e-mail when new posts are ready.

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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”? Do you live

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 miss my challenge

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 idea that we

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 cuppa, settle in

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 this as you

Feeding Critics

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

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 in your life?

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 outside (known as

Hummingbird Swing

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

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 life in your

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 journey Being expectant

Good Friday

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

Maundy Thursday

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

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 as much as

Quiet Joy

First, the oil painting, then the story behind it… Put the kettle on, then lose yourself for a few minutes in this blog. Don’t miss

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 this lighthouse in

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 Eagle and Dove

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, a video of

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” in under 2

“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 me paint “Superhero“,

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 tap dance show

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 safety of inside

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 late to tune

Irish Art

Irish art, oil paintings inspired by Ireland by artist Natalie Buske Thomas. Watch her paint in these short time lapse videos. Celtic Cross, Irish Angel, Clover (Shamrock), and new painting Ireland Coast from the St. Patrick’s Day show

St. Patrick’s Day SHOW!

Click on the video above for St. Patrick’s Day goodness! Live Painting and SURPRISES! 20 minutes of happy. You won’t be disappointed. Please share with

New Blog Series

Yesterday’s blog post was the final installment of the series “Compare 3“, in which three oil paintings are compared to a theme. My blog will

Painting Covers

DesignClick HereCreateClick HereCopyClick Here Previous Next Painting covers for books or other media may involve the artist at the design stage. “Project Scarecrow” began with