Author Archives: Judy

About Judy

I'm an illustrator by profession. At this juncture in my life, I am pursuing my dream of writing and composing music. Every day of my life is precious!

AS YOU TRAVEL-PART 2

That is where I am living now. Every day, I nurture and rediscover more of my inner child. And even though I infrequently travel, love guides every interaction.
My heart is my home! Continue reading

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Guitar Tides

Originally posted on Judy Unger Music:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5V3tOzwgCkA The 4-chord melody for Guitar Tides was composed last year. I put it aside when I couldn’t seem to expand it beyond those chords. Instead, I found myself energized to work on “Autumn…

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BESIDE ME ALWAYS – PART 5

Even though it’s been three decades, I kept my promise to Jason. At his funeral I announced tearfully, “I will keep his memory alive!”
Jason is very much a part of my music and songs. When I sing, I feel spiritually connected to him. Continue reading

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THE DOOR TO MY HEART

2020 and 2021 gave me the opportunity to create a create a third course for my favorite app, Insight Timer. It is named “Door to My Heart.” Continue reading

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#67 CAMELLIAS IN THE RAIN

Originally posted on ILLUSTRATING MY LIFE:
I was truly able to indulge my fascination with water droplets by painting “Camellias in the Rain.” I had already dealt with patiently masking flower petals on my earlier painting of Camellias. However, now…

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#65 THE FRUITS OF MY LABOR

Originally posted on ILLUSTRATING MY LIFE:
For this post, I’m simply sharing recent fruit paintings of mine. These are all available on iStock. My “Pomegranate Tree” painting was significantly more complicated than the other isolated fruit against a white background.…

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LET LOVE SHINE A LIGHT

I thanked God for my music; it was such sweet comfort and soothed my aching heart. I was in absolute awe that those meditation recordings filling that ICU room were my own creations. I grinned when one of the doctors commented. He said, “All of the staff are in a Zen-like state listening to your music.” Continue reading

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SPRING THAWED MY PAIN

Seasonal change has inspired many songs and paintings for me. This past fall held many challenges for me and I honestly felt like my last blog post was a downer. But my song title of “Autumn Hope” perfectly described my beautiful catharsis. As the smell of blossoms surround me this spring, I’m grateful for so much in my life. Continue reading

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AUTUMN HOPE

I was elated when I heard a new song forming. Exquisite guitar passages enveloped me and my heart swelled with joy. Just when I needed something to pull me through, this new music appeared! Continue reading

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#64 TAKING STOCK OF MY LIFE AND ART – PART 3

Originally posted on ILLUSTRATING MY LIFE:
I continue to take stock of my life and my art. In the summer of 2020, I began to prolifically create art for my own purposes. Since then, I have added 120 new images…

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