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Y.'Vette Music & Art

Art and music create passion and provide nourishment for the soul

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I am Y.'Vette! Welcome to my personal blog.   I write about that which I am passionate within the realms of music and art.  My goal is to post regularly about my thoughts on the subject.  I will not think about it too much...it's my way of moving with the Spirit and the flow.  Hope you enjoy it!!!

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You Know Your Calling is Art When...

Posted on November 4, 2014 at 7:30 PM Comments comments (4)
  1. You continuously look at cloud formations
  2. You take photos of items to include in your art morgue
  3. You look for opportunties to share your art
  4. You tell everyone "I'm an artist" - try not to be shy about it - LOL
  5. You paint something every week
  6. You feel sad if you cannot 'art' due to pressing duties
  7. You stay up late at night to 'art'
  8. You feel giddy inside when you think of painting a new piece.
  9. You get excited about naming your ...
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Today is Halloween!

Posted on October 31, 2014 at 6:55 PM Comments comments (2)

So, it's Halloween, and my neighborhood is about to be filled with trick or treaters!  So, yes, I have some candy for them when they come to my door, but my focus is on my new passion.  I feel happy to have this opportunity to blog about what I love...my art.  This week, I created "Earth's Bloom", my new work.  It is featured on my Facebook page, where I sponsored a contest to help me name the piece.  I only received 3 entries but I as so happy, it was as if I had rec...

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Happiness!

Posted on October 28, 2014 at 12:35 AM Comments comments (3)

I worked late today and when I got home, it was dark.  Albeit a little tired from my weekend class, I managed after a few minutes to get upstairs to my art studio.  I quickly immersed myself into creation mode and painted a scene.  I was inspired just because I was happy.  It took me about 3 hours to do the painting.  I posted a photo of it on my FB page and asked visitors to my page to help me name the painting and to submit their ideas by midnight tomorrow night! &#...

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New Possibilities

Posted on October 25, 2014 at 11:35 PM Comments comments (3)

This weekend I have been in a course that is allowing me to get out of my comfort zone and to explore the realm of living in the moment and exploring the realm of immense possibilities.  It is allowing me to come to grips with who I am and how I came to be.  It is life-changing and I am grateful for the experience.  As a result, I am expecting an overwhelming change in the way I form and nurture relationships, plus many other plusses.  Living in integrity!  

Hav...

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Just Do It!

Posted on October 22, 2014 at 9:10 PM Comments comments (5)

When you have a dream, you need to Go For It!  Don't make excuses, or settle for mediocrity in your life.  What harm is there in persuing your dream?  That is just what I am doing.  I have always loved art...drawing with crayons, colored pencils, watercolor, acrylic, pen, charcoal, oil...you name it.  I used to draw posters, make designs out of clay, silly putty (LOL) and paper mache.  Then I STOPPED!  Cold.  

Now after many years, I am bac...

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"Eye Into Their Captive Souls" Now Available

Posted on October 20, 2014 at 9:45 PM Comments comments (6)

Limited edition prints of "Eye Into Their Captive Souls" are now available (16x20).  Go to the "Contact" page of this website if you want a print or email me a [email protected]  This work was auctioned in June at an event to raise awareness and funds to help victims of Human Trafficking.  You will want to add this to your collection of fine art and serve as a reminder that modern day slavery must stop.  


ALWAYS ON TIME!

Posted on October 20, 2014 at 12:10 AM Comments comments (4)

"When your day seems so very dark...He won't leave you alone.  Jesus will step right in on time.  I am a living witness".  

Got up early this morning, washed the sink dishes, ran the dishwasher, and cooked breakfast - grits, bacon, and eggs, hot herbal tea!  Then immediately went upstairs to my studio to begin my work. Decided to paint a lotus flower.  They used to be favorites when I was younger.  Have not painted one in a long time.  

Turned on...

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The Devil is a LIAR!!!

Posted on October 16, 2014 at 6:25 PM Comments comments (7)

So you know the deal...10 days of bliss, fun, happiness and that old slew-footed demon rears his ugly head.  This afternoon I received some information that was very disturbing; however, unfortunately the delivery and timeliness of the news 'rubbed me the wrong way'.  It has been difficult for me to shake the 'delivery' and the accompanying discussion.  Surprisingly the news itself, albeit troubling and concerning, and definitely news that requires much prayer, is not what is t...

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Happiness has found me!

Posted on October 15, 2014 at 10:30 PM Comments comments (3)

I must say that the last 10 days have been life-changing.  My brother came to visit and it was his first time visiting me here.  It was as if time stood still and we picked up from where we left off when we were kids.  We are very close, but as adults one would not know it because our lives took opposite paths.  Even when I would go home, I would typically only see my brother for a few hours or if I was lucky a day or two.  To have 10 days together was a real blessing...

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Bayou City Art Festival

Posted on October 13, 2014 at 12:50 AM Comments comments (3)

Yesterday afternoon (late) I went downtown to the Bayou City Art Festival.  By the time we got there, the ticket pricing had been reduced for the Bayou City After Dark, so that was a blessing to say the least.  However, I really enjoyed the 2.5 hours that I was there.  Got a chance to visit with several artists and see their work and discuss it with them.  I saw various media used, paper, metals, pastels, oils, watercolors, acrylic, colored pencils, etc.  Also there w...

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