Tag: watercolor paintings

Maylon House

Do you love this stunning old house as much as I do? I chose it as my first subject in 2014 when I decided to transition from painting with icing on cookies to painting with PAINT on paper! I’ve chosen it for my 2017 calendar~ Huntington and its Neighbors. I’ll launch

Drinko Library

It’s fabulous. Inside and Out. The $31 million John Deaver Drinko Library, opened to students in 1998, is a stunner. This state-of-the-art library, named for John Drinko, an MU graduate whose $2.3 million donation encouraged other donors, measures 118,000 sq. ft of computer and conference rooms, telecommunications facilities, a virtual library


So I hurried downtown to take a few photos with morning light… And there he was. Standing in front of his shop having his morning cigarette and coffee. George is a tailor. He makes suits. SUITS!! Of course, I HAD to chat with him… I discovered he’s from Syria, SYRIA! ALL

Let the painting begin!!

OMGosh… Time does FLY! Last year at this time I was in the midst… of painting 30 paintings of Huntington in 30 days… like this one… At my 30/30 Art Show in December at The Cellar Door the original paintings were sold in a silent auction and the sale of calendars

…a little history…

If you are new to my website, here’s a quick summary: After 32 years as a classroom teacher,  I QUIT in 2012 to be an artist. (I’m sure people thought I was CRAZY!!) I made stamped metal necklaces… even in Braille! And bracelets… But my focus became decorated cookies… along

“EXTRA, EXTRA, Read all about it! “

Tuesday was an EXTRA-ordinary day, My 30/30 story was in the Herald Dispatch. Here I am with prints of three of the 30/30 paintings. If you missed it, you can read it here. Thanks for following along, Linda

Having a Blast!

I’ve been CRAZY-busy!! First it was the 30/30 Challenge… Then it was the 30/30 Art Show… and the Holiday Market at Heritage Station… Now it’s shipping orders… (Of course, I had to decorate the shipping envelopes!!)… Also I’ve had trips to my printer, Denise, in Ashland… Resupplying my retailers: The Red

My Heart is Full

My FIRST 30/30 Art Show was FANTASTIC!!! Pictures (of the event) to be added here when I get one And it had almost nothing to do with my art… Well, almost nothing. You know how at your wedding… everyone you love is there… cheering you on. That’s how it was. Friends,

“Saturday Night” is Ready for Friday Night

Happy Thanksgiving! I named this painting… “Saturday Night”. I have almost all the paintings back from the framers; “Saturday night” has a black frame with silver highlights. It’s perfect. Michael, Darrell, and the others at Hobby Lobby’s frame department did a masterful job on each and every one. And all the

Preparing for the 30/30 Art Show

“The calendars are here, the calendars are here!!” I am BEYOND excited!! If I won the lottery… Today. A BIG ONE!… I would still do what I doing… Painting and marketing my work. (But I would make time for buying a new car- mine’s 15 years old, and a beach

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