Melissa Muehleisen, Artist's Notebook — Portraits

I believe in Miracles

Miracles Portraits

I believe in Miracles

Recently I started an ambitious painting with multiple portrait views based on the concept of joy. But then the world turned upside down. Life went from breezy days at the park, cookies at the grocery store with my kid and going out for draft beer and pizza with my husband to caution and shuttered businesses. I check the Hopkins COVID tally every night before bed, I can’t sleep if I don’t check it and I can’t sleep if I do. I can’t seem to focus on a painting about joy.  Now is a time to focus on miracles and hope....

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