Once upon a time, a stressed-out artist ventured into a forest and sat by a river.

She closed her eyes and let the sounds of nature wash over her. For several minutes she sat there without moving. Only breathing.

When she opened her eyes, she saw the sunlight dancing between the leaves of a tree. She watched birds carry worms to their nests. She watched the water kiss the edge of the shore and recede gently back into the river.

Her worries lifted up and out of her body, carried away by the gentle breeze.

“This is magic,” she thought. “I have to spread the word.”

So she went back to her studio and painted the magic she had experienced. Using bright, joyful colors, unique abstract shapes and bold compositions, she was able to paint the feeling of nature lifting the worries up and out of her body and carrying them away.

She couldn’t wait to share her paintings so other people could experience the same kind of magic.

But she knew that only selling paintings would limit the number of people who could enjoy them and she wanted to lift up the worries of as many people as possible. So she decided to make her paintings available as fine art prints so that lots of people could feel the transformative power of nature and art.

And today, every time she receives a heartfelt note of gratitude from a customer, a smile crawls across her face because it’s evidence the magic is spreading.

That is the story of Art by Amanda Webster.

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