U-Neek D-Zine Efex by Barb Armstrong Lahey and Associates provides
Full service high quality professional interior house painting and
Artistic Services creating original artwork and painting murals to
make your home or space U-neek.
Love what you do and do what you love... either way painting is what I love to do.
I have been painting homes now for over 15 years and my love of the job has not faded. I love the quick and satisfying changes that a couple of coats of paint can make to improve your mood, change your space and create a new and energizing or a soft and relaxing atmosphere in any room in your home. From the smallest of details to the overall look of the space, nothing is overlooked. From color selection to minor or major wall repairs we complete the project in a timely and efficient manner. Keeping the home clean and the client happy and relaxed is at the forefront of our daily progress.
When painting our walls we all too often overlook the colors in nature, the bright orange moss rarely seen or noticed, the bright blue of the sky, pink and purple in a sunset, the blue, purple and gray in the snow. The low or no VOC in paint today allows us to experiment with vibrant colors at low risk and low cost compared to other methods of renovating your space. Trying a new color or sticking to the same shades either way its always great to refresh our space and minds with something new.
As a young girl I was always fascinated by nature and all the colors in it. Combining that interest with a B.A. in Graphic Design and over a 20 year career in the Graphic Design field with painting murals in my children's rooms and rec room, brings me to my passion today, painting homes, or painting portraits of nature, animals and flowers.
My artwork is a way to connect with nature. To share a moment in time, a place to pause, to reflect or to just stop and breath. The depth, detail, life like images that I try to create gives me the sense of being there, connected to the moment, frozen in time. My goal is to share that moment, to get the viewer to imagine the fragrant flowers or walking in the forest. Imagine the feel of the cool moist fog or the snowflakes on your face, the soft texture of the fur under yo