HEY THERE, FABULOUS! WHY NOT YOU?! : A guided tour to an original work of art

“HEY THERE, FABULOUS! WHY NOT YOU?!” Leah Campbell Badertscher, 2015 30×40 original, acrylic on canvas $2,700 + S&H   “We ask ourselves, ‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?’ Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world.” ― Marianne Williamson, A Return to Love This …

SHE RISING: A guided tour of an original work of art

“SHE RISING” Leah Campbell Badertscher, 2014, All Rights Reserved 40×40 original, acrylic on canvas Available: $10,000 This painting is about the divine feminine and the modern feminist, a phenomenon and a movement that I call SHE RISING. The original inspiration for this piece was sparked by an incident several years ago that occurred while I was riding my bike on …

SECRET GARDEN: An original painting and her story

“Secret Garden” Leah Campbell Badertscher, 2015 12×36 original acrylic on canvas $950 + S&H This painting is only available in the original (i.e., no reproductions will be made). “Every woman should have a secret garden,” was a beautiful piece of wisdom that a mentor once shared with me.  These words have inspired my life and also helped inspire this piece. This …

“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,” …

“LIFE” – A new painting and it’s story

“LIFE” original painting by Leah Campbell Badertscher, 30×30 acrylic on canvas Available Friday, June 20, 5-8 PM per silent auction, Floyd County, Iowa value: $1,800, painting will go to highest bidder If you are not able to attend the auction but would like to place a bid by proxy, please contact me at leah@leahcb.com.  Please note that if you win …

“AWAKE” : The story of a painting

“AWAKE” 40×40 original, acrylic on stretched canvas Leah Campbell Badertscher, 2013, All Rights Reserved $2,500 (+S&H) sold (prints still available by contacting me directly and  prints and canvas reproductions available through my Society6 Shop as well)   Does this piece speak to you? If yes, this letter is for you.   Dear Kindred Spirit, I created this piece for a woman who …

Inner Pilgrimage, Day 6: Wild at Heart

    A Lenten Pilgrimage, A Devotional Practice Day 6: Wild at Heart In yesterday’s post, I shared the quote from Meister Eckhart: “Nothing in the world so closely resembles God as silence.” I do believe that. But dancing has got to be a close second. And it doesn’t have to be dancing for you, but anything that strips off …

Every Woman Counts

“SHE” painting in progress, Leah Campbell Badertscher “The world will be saved by the western woman.” -Dalai Lama “If you are what you should be, you will set the whole world ablaze!” -St. Catherine of Siena “Save yourself and there’s no way you can’t save the world.” -that’d be me The Every Mother Counts campaign was founded by Christy Turlington …

Facade

“POPPY” Leah Campbell Badertscher, 2013 Featured Painting Sale continues through tomorrow, February 3 Hello, dear friends! I just received a lovely email from a gentleman interested in surprising his wife with “POPPY” (above).  He inquired, also, into the inspiration for the piece and because 1) I love to talk inspiration, 2) all my paintings have stories, and 3) this lines …