When Mount Dora artist Jackie Holland Berkley needs inspiration, she gets in her car and takes a drive. She’s never sure if it’ll be a short or a long drive. She doesn’t have any particular destination in mind, and she’s not searching for a specific subject matter. Berkley just drives, letting her creative mind’s eye absorb what’s around her. And whenever something or someone does grab her attention, she doesn’t stop and take a picture or do a quick sketch. Instead, Berkley mentally stores it away, not just the image but, more importantly, the essence of it….
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