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My 2018 Calendar is FINISHED!!

I’ve kept this year’s calendar paintings secret, only showing you two: Marshall’s new engineering complex and our state capitol building. But now that I’m finished, I’m ready to show you all of them! For all the details of what they look like and how…

From Start to Finish

Some people love before, during, and after photos. I’m one of those people. But that’s a big tease for this blog post because I pretty much forgot to take pictures, but I do have a few!Client photo… I know, absolutely adorable. But take note….

I just LOVE a challenge!

When asked recently to paint a child’s portrait, I decided I would use pastels. I had used them for this painting of our neighbors’ dog, Tasha… here’s that story… But I felt the need to upgrade my materials; so I ordered professional grade soft…

Is this painting?

Do you recall this painting? You may or may not think it’s painting, I’m working with pastels these days, and I can’t show you the whole piece, but I just wanted to let you know… I’m painting EVERY day…(sort of):) Thanks for following along,…

Plein Air?

Plein Air is a French term which means painting “in open air”. and more precisely, it means painting outside while you’re looking at your subject. I have followed many artists who just LOVE plein air painting, but I’ve always painted from photos in the…

Let the Painting Begin!

Summer 2017 Have decided to challenge myself: Paint EVERY day. And honestly, it’s not going to be easy this summer, because I’ve also decided to have a big garden, sew my clothing again, I’m scheduled for jury duty and I joined the Rec Center…

We’ve Only Just Begun

I attended the Women’s March in Charleston. I loved it. Shortly afterward, I painted this watercolor… The original’s 12″ x 16″. I now have prints for sale. ALL proceeds will be donated to an organization for which I volunteer, Wof-PAC, whose sole purpose is…