In Need of a Guide

Early one morning, I walked up an urban Queen Anne hill about 50 feet behind a blind man with a walking stick.  I have seen this man many times.  I remember his independence and courage.  He regularly walks up this busy hill to his work, home, or office.  This was Read More …

The Next Party

The Next Party There is no better party than the present. Watercolor 16″ x 12″ BUY Original is Available $149 Limited Edition Prints are Available $49 Shop Here Contact marika@marikareinke.com

Still Motion

Still Motion Ever present movement and complete stillness. Acrylic on Canvas 36″ x 48″ Marika Reinke This custom painting was a commission and is installed at a home in Las Catalinas resort at Playa Danta, Costa Rica.  CONTACT ME marika@marikareinke.com E-MAIL LIST Join my E-mail List Here to get current news of events Read More …

Mantas: A Love Story

There is no hope in understanding a marriage.  It is bound by love and faith, not analysis.  There is love in one another and more importantly love in what they create together. This home, this family, this feeling, this conversation, this intimacy, this strength, the gift giving, forgiveness and courage they Read More …

seaprints

Story The sea is a literary being.  It’s waves finger the sand with hieroglyphs and symbols leaving a puzzle of stories.  We have slight moments to code-cipher that which we can’t know with any sense but the heart. Watercolor 10″ x 7″ CONTACT ME marika@marikareinke.com E-MAIL LIST Join my E-mail List Here to get current Read More …

Goodbyes and Good News

At my studio party on Saturday, a few people asked me last night if it was hard to let my paintings go. And I answered no. As I’ve let them go one by one I have prepared myself for each sale and it has felt good. I love my new profession. Read More …

How to Make Magic: A 6 Step Primer (Part 2 of 3)

This post is a continuation from Part 1 posted last week.  In order to be successful with Part 2, Part 1 is required reading.  You can’t make magic by skipping steps.  Come on, you know that.  😉 Step 3: Plan Yes, I know, planning isn’t really the way it works Read More …