Lauren’s Art Journal

Think of this space as a storage bin for my random thoughts, ideas, rants, raves, to-do lists, stuff to inspire me, so on and so forth

I’m going to miss this view.

an unbelievable sunset in Corvallis, Oregon

I’m moving. We found and fell in love with a little house down the street and decided is was the perfect abode for us. So, after a month or so of learning everything there is to know about buying a home and signing a lot of pieces of paper, the house is ours. Now...

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Hello rain.

Rain drizzling against a window. Records of Life. A collection of photographs by Lauren Odell Usher Sharpton

Guess I shouldn’t be surprised to see you again. by

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The Red Bed

scrunched up red bed sheets

It’s amazing what new vantage points you’ll find for a photograph as you chase a 15 month old around the house. I found this composition as I watched my little one climb up and down the bed to pet the dog. by

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I’m liberating my art.

Postcard reproductions of my latest art project

This year I was happy to discover and join Liberate Your Art. It combines two of my favorite things: mail and art! I also agree that we need more art in the world and I can’t wait to see what other folks around the globe have been up to in their art studios. I’m...

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All we have is now.

The past is a ghost, the future a dream. All we have is now. - Bill Cosby Quote


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