An Update on Our Front Yard

One month ago today we started digging… to create my vision in our front yard… I thought it would be delightful to have it at least partially finished for my Summer Art Show 2020, however, I wasn’t holding my breath because I know how these things go. So four weeks

Thank you, Pinterest

I’m painting florals these days with the help of Pinterest. Sometimes, it’s very easy to see… Inspiration: Painting: See what I mean? Other times, the photo that inspired me is just a starting point. Here’s my most recent inspiration photo: And my painting: “Summer Time in a Vase” 16 x

My Inspiration

Pinterest has been the source of inspiration for many of my Summer Art Show 2020 paintings. Here’s an example: Pinterest photo… My painting… It’s 18 x 24 inches. It’s one of 30 paintings that will be part of my Summer Art Auction. You can go directly to the auction right

Friends: One Silver and One Gold

My neighbor (a new friend & gardener) challenged me to create a painting for the Summer Art Show 2020 with chamomile, poppy, and lavender flowers. She had given me a start of several herbs, including chamomile, so how could I refuse? I painted it several weeks ago, but it just

Summer Art Show 2020 Redesigned!

Due to the pandemicĀ and a few other reasons… I have changed my Summer Art Show 2020! The event has been divided into two parts: * The Summer Art Show 2020… (Click on it for details!) where you can come see my 30 paintings displayed outside, and see what I’m doing

I Can Only Have 25 People

I can only have 25 people at my Summer Art Show 2020 which is not a problem if 25 people or less are planning to come, but if 50 people want to come then I have a problem to fix. Therefore, I need to get a count. If you plan

Our Front Yard

Our house looked like this: Those chairs on the right were shaded by a giant oak (see the high branches?) When that tree crashed into our roof (last summer) leaving our front yard barren and shade-less it was time to create a plan… that combined what I had long wanted:

Summer Art Show 2020

I am super excited about my Summer Art Show 2020! It will be at my house, in this yard… 2 Sunny Drive Ona, WV on Saturday, August 22 at 3:00 To make it more fun, each painting will be auctioned like they do at fancy art houses… And ALL proceeds

The Herd Pillows and Backorders Are In!!

They’re in, and they’re BIG!! If you want The Herd Pillow Cover only… Shop here. If you want The Herd cover with a pillow inside, or if you just want to check them out… they’re available January 1 at The Wildflower Gift Gallery at the Market, and The Red Caboose

New Pillows Covers Coming Next Week!

Last fall I painted The Herd. Here’s a link to the back story. Recently, Judy at Wildflower Gift Gallery asked me to put it on a pillow, so I did. These are BIG pillows: 26″ x 20″ I ordered them from the Canadian company, Art of Where; the quality of

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