Wednesday, November 11, 2009


Just a sample of what I have done in the past and an example of what I hope I will be commissioned to do in the future.... Contact me to commission your own unique portrait!

Friday, October 30, 2009

Business Logos and Window Painting!

My latest venture!

Contact me to discuss how we can improve your business through color advertising!

Let me Decorate your Storefront Windows for the Holidays!
(or to promote your next big event!)

Window Painting by Laura
$100 per large pane (4 feet x 6 feet)

Email me at
visit my web site
and e-mail me from that location.
Place “Window Painting”
in the subject line of your transmission.
Thank you for your business!

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Live !!!!

"In the time of your life, that in that wondrous time

you shall not add to the misery and sorrow of the world,

but shall smile to the infinite delight and mystery of it all... "

- William Saroyan

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Latin Primer Uploaded on!

Here is a link to view the cover of the item and to learn more about pricing details of either format.

Art to Own, Art to Give!

Laura Moody Creations

Thank you for your support!

Friday, August 21, 2009

The Optimist Creed

Promise Yourself-

· To be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind.

· To talk health, happiness and prosperity to every person you meet.

· To make all your friends feel that there is something in them.

· To look at the sunny side of everything and make your optimism come true.

· To think only of the best, to work only for the best, and to expect only the best.

· To be just as enthusiastic about the success of others as you are about your own.

· To forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the future.

· To wear a cheerful countenance at all times and give every living creature you meet a smile.

· To give so much time to the improvement of yourself that you have no time to criticize others.

· To be too large for worry, too noble for anger, too strong for fear, and too happy to permit the presence of trouble.

Visit this web site for more information:

Saturday, August 8, 2009

Time for Peace - A Coloring Book to Download!

This version of Time for Peace - A Coloring Book may be downloaded to your computer. Thank you for purchasing this item!
Visit this link to place your order:

Thursday, August 6, 2009

Wise Words

As a person who loves to garden, I was struck by this quote that I received today:


Unless we know the difference between flowers and weeds, we are not fit to take care of a garden.

It is not enough to have truth planted in our minds.

We must learn and labor to keep the ground clear of thorns and briars, follies and perversities, which have a wicked propensity to choke the word of life.

-- Clyde Francis Lytle

Monday, July 20, 2009

New Discoveries!

This entry has more to do with daily living, than art.

(Although one could argue that the way one lives their life is art or an art!)

SHAMPOO - If you are a guy or gal with extremely curly hair, try this shampoo.
Works great – environmentally friendly and no conditioner needed.
Whole Foods store sells it as well as other places.

LOTION - If mosquitoes are bugging you this summer, buy some of this lotion.
Those insects don’t like the lemon smell and won’t come near!
Shoppers Food store sells it as well as other places.

Wishing you a wonderful summer filled with much joy and happy times!

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Saturday, April 11, 2009

Laura's Art on Display!

My friend Tony has 2 of my paintings on display in his waiting room! The images mimic the beautiful colors that we will soon see during the warmer months of this year. The paintings are for sale, so please contact me if you are interested in securing them for your own!

When hanging them in his office, Tony and I were discussing selling and marketing. He came up with a great tag line for his chiropractic biz: BYOB - Bring Your Own Body :)

The next time I go for an appointment he may have the water jug dispenser replaced by a keg!

Besides his fine sense of humor, Tony is also an excellent doctor. To schedule your next chiropractic appointment, contact him using the details on this site:

Happy Easter! - Jesus is the reason for the season!

"For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life."

Monday, March 30, 2009

Ahhh Music!

Music is the wine that fills the cup of silence. ~Robert Fripp

As I am a fan of both, I submit below the web sites of my pals who are making the stuff, music that is. :)

So pour a glass of your favorite beverage and have a listen! - Laura

Pete - vocals, guitar, songwriter

Josh - vocals, guitar, songwriter

Brian - guitar and mandolin

Andy - keyboards and vocals

Mike - bass

Scotty - songwriter, vocals

Other quotes about music:

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Do we need art galleries anymore?

As art becomes the only viable option for investors, Annie Deakin argues whether the internet is a help or a hindrance to the art market.
Thursday, 16 October 2008

Adam Lach, 'Window with a view'. Affordable Art Fair - Vernissage
© More pictures
Damien Hirst’s decision to bypass his dealers and take his work straight to auction rocked the art world last month. With the growth of online art, the relationship between artist, dealer and gallery was already endangered. This October has been the highlight of the art calendar (Frieze Art Fair, the Turner Prize and Saatchi’s new Chelsea space) but there is a real panic - can galleries survive?

The week preceding Sotheby’s record-breaking Damien Hirst auction, I went out for pizza with my friend Becca who assists a West End art dealer. She was stressing about the impending auction: “If it flops, it’s bad news for dealers and the art market as a whole. If it succeeds, it will change everything for contemporary galleries. Will artists need galleries in the future?” With real estate such a burden and art readily available online, heavy overheads like rent are fast becoming a luxury.
It is heady days in arts cyberspace. This autumn, E-literature soared with the launch of the Sony Reader, youtube brims with clips from musicals and paintings sell fast through the web. Sites like 55 Max and The Real Art Company are cropping up and the blogging revolution discusses paintings. Among my iPod generation, if an artist doesn’t feature on a website, do they exist?
The art market seems the only safe bet for investors right now. Traditionally, in difficult economic climates, the middling art world struggles while the high and low ends thrive. The very same day that Lehman brothers collapsed and the American financial markets tumbled, Russians were blowing their billions on diamond cabinets and gold butterfly paintings. I wonder if the oligarchs actually viewed their purchases first – do they even care? I can only hope that they, at least, caught a glimpse online.
Is the internet a help or a hindrance to the art world? Traditionalists abhor that we buy paintings without seeing them in the flesh. Will Ramsay, founder of Will’s Art Warehouse and the Affordable Art Fair (23-26 October) says, “Buying art is touchy feely. You need it to be 3-dimensional and in the right light. You can’t get that on a screen.”
It’s controversial stuff for a man who runs a website selling art. “Well?” he backtracks laughing when I probe. “Online art works because you don’t need to venture into a gallery. People dislike walking into a silent, wooden floored gallery where you feel self-conscious. But if you buy art online, you need the ability to send a picture back if you don’t like it.” One in ten of Ramsay’s paintings bought online are returned. Fairs like Frieze initiate the unfamiliar to the often patronising art world. Earlier this month, I scribbled notes of artists I admired (Rosie James, Michele Del Campo) at Art London to later investigate – and self-assuredly buy from - online. The web is a springboard to art rather than a medium in its own right.
The internet helps artists grow and nascent collectors dare to spend. You can pick up a signed Hirst for £6k (rather than £100k) at Eyestorm, the leading online retailer of limited edition contemporary art, through mydeco. My friend Pia Munden, an interior designer, succumbed to their ‘make us an offer’ policy. “My husband will freak – he doesn’t know yet. I fell in love with a photo of pink roses by Vanessa Warren. It said ‘Buy now for £375 or make us an offer’. I emailed saying that I want to pay £250.” The picture is now en route from America. “I don’t know what made me do it. I’m not the kind of person to spend whimsically.” By not consciously pressing the buzzer to a daunting gallery – let alone negotiate price in person - Pia invested in a piece of art to treasure.
It was probably a shrewd judgment. Word in exhibition halls is that "art is the new gold". My father, a goldsmith for over forty years, says, “Gold has more than doubled in value in four years. People bury it in the garden and it won’t corrode. They can touch it.” In a world where financial markets are alarmingly ‘virtual’, a painting, like gold bullion, is reassuringly tangible.
True to form, Damien Hirst left the art world in a pickle by setting the benchmark for the commoditization of art. But reality is that the internet will most transform the future of the art market. Blogging, a wider market, competitive pricing and the stock market crash is fuelling the cyberspace art revolution. For infinity and beyond, art will be worth something – which is more than can be said about a Lehman share.
- Annie Deakin is acting editor of

Tuesday, March 10, 2009


In this busy, busy world that we live in, be sure to give yourself a break.
A break from the everyday routine!
Even if a full-fledged vacation is not an option, remember to strike out on the weekends and do something a little different from your norm.
Your brain needs the change and so does your soul!
Inspiration comes to fruition as you explore your new surroundings.
Posted are a few photos from my recent day trip. Once home, I picked up the paint brush and begin some new pieces. Stay tuned for the finished products!

Sunday, March 1, 2009

Good Ideas and Networking

A godly mind prizes honor above worldly good. -- Rembrandt

Love this quote. Many others are sent to me daily by the above service. They keep me motivated. They keep me grounded. They remind me of what is most important in this wild world that we live in!

That said, I am trying to make a living while on the planet. Networking is key. So I decided to join some groups like these online – and also .

Get out there and mingle people - Talk about your hopes, your dreams, your ideas!

May the best ones become a reality!

Sunday, January 25, 2009

How's Your Risk Limit?

As we settle into our daily routines, sometimes we tend to take fewer chances. The following suggestions may increase our tolerance for change and risk:

· Think of four things you have always wanted to try and then schedule one every four months.

· Rearrange furniture. Take a new route to work.

· Take a course, class or seminar that will help you learn a new skill.

· Upgrade computer skills by learning how to use a new piece of software. If you’re not using a computer, sign up for a class to learn how to use one.

· Discuss assumptions about your job, co-workers, etc. Listen to comments and challenge your assumptions.

· Improve your health – diet, work out, stop smoking.

· Reward yourself when you try something new. But reward risk, not success. Success is its own reward.

· Try skiing, softball, basketball or some other sport. The idea is to expand your self and try new things.

· Pick out one thing you’d like to change in your life and go after it. Write it down, list the steps you need to take to accomplish it, set deadlines and take the first step!

Source: Excerpts from communication briefings, Sept. 1993, by Jim Kutsko, writing in The Denver Business Journal.