Paint Strokes Playlist: Volume 1

Hey Friends! ☺️

I think every artist has a quirk about them when they paint. Mine is I have to listen and sing to music while I paint. It just sets the tone that it's time to work! 👩🏾‍🎨 So allow me to share some of my favorite tunes that I like to listen to while working on my craft.

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'Cause I'm a beautiful wreck

A colorful mess, but I'm funny

This speaks to me so much, I struggled a lot with my confidence growing up. Now that I'm a woman I love all the flaws about myself and I try to embrace who I am even if others don’t like it.

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Relationships are hard and this to me reminds me of where I've been and where I plan to go if I ever try again in a relationship.

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In the past I've focus primarily on others before myself, this song is a nice reminder to remember me first. Glad I had a chance to see her at Broccoli fest this year!

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Ella Mai's inspiration to this was it takes 10,000 hours to master a craft and that how I feel about my art. Got a chance to see her on tour with Jhené Aiko earlier this year.

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This is my favorite song by Jhené Aiko, it's so beautiful and gentle and it always puts me at peace when I hear it.

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Also got to see him at the Broccoli fest, his grooves are so smooth and make you day dream about love and feeling wanted.

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Beyoncé is one of my favorite performers I have been to so many of her shows and will be there again for OTRII! Love Drought I related to so much being in a relationship and being over analytical about what your partner is feeling, thinking or doing. Deciding if you should do more or less and wondering if you're losing yourself in them.

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Tamia has been my favorite singer since I heard her sing Slow Jams in the 90s. I've been fortunate enough to see her in concert and her voice is so amazing and she's a great writer. She brings hope to me on love with her lyrics. Really just a great artist and vocalist and I can't wait to see her again!

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When I first heard Tori Kelly I fell in love with her voice, it's so sweet and soothing. This song honestly sounds like a narrative of a fairy tale. When I close my eyes I can see the story in my head.

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Xoxo

Lu 🦄