Tuesdays with Fran: The Wise Revise

My notes from this week’s session with my poetry mentor, Fran Quinn. Fran has taught me a number of things about the process of editing and revision that have been priceless – life changing, really, if you are someone who is devoted to your art, whether it be poetry, painting, or countless other mediums (like LIFE in general!). What I’ve come …

Get out of your own way

I used to be someone who was constantly, chronically even, in her own way. For years, I dreamed about painting, writing, being my own boss and building my own successful business, traveling, adventuring, helping other people get out of their own way and live a life that exceeds their most beautiful and bold dreams, and working with amazing, inspiring, world-class, …

“The Lotus and The Rose”

“The Lotus and The Rose” Leah Campbell Badertscher, 2014 36×40 original acrylic on canvas (The original has sold but you can find beautiful reproductions of this piece and my others, in a variety of sizes and materials, here in my Society6 shop.)   I have been meaning to share the final photos of this painting, “The Lotus and The Rose,” …