Newspaper Article

A few weeks ago, I was contacted by a local newspaper looking to do an article on me and my art. ┬áThe writer left me a message on my phone and also sent me an email. I was typing up my email to respond to her (thinking out my answers so I wouldn't have to … Continue reading Newspaper Article

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What I Did on My Vacation

Some of you are aware that I have a full time job that is NOT related to my art. AT. ALL.So in February, I decided to take a week off and not go anywhere or do anything but work on my art and art related marketing. This was a big step for me, because while … Continue reading What I Did on My Vacation

"Painting" a Himalayan Cat

I recently painted a Himilayan cat who passed away unexpectedly. He was definitely the king of the house as can be seen by the photograph below.The owner is a dear friend of mine and a photographer. I chose this photograph, even though it looks a little dark and doesn't show his eyes as well as … Continue reading "Painting" a Himalayan Cat

WIP: Domestic Longhair Cat

I know...I'm obsessed with taking progress photos. But really, it's more for me than you. Looking at the photo after I take it helps me see the big picture so I can easily see where I am and what I need to correct.It's sort of like blurring your eyes to see the values, or walking … Continue reading WIP: Domestic Longhair Cat

Pastel Workshop

I went to a pastel workshop this morning taught by local pastel artist Bill Gramley. I was so excited, not only because of my recent fascination with the medium, but also because I realized this was the same artist of whom I previously purchased 3 mini paintings!There is another class on March 31st at Fine … Continue reading Pastel Workshop

Art Updates…

The writing gene apparently did not rub off on me, which is probably why I don't post more...yep, that's my excuse. Maybe I need to write less and post more pictures. I've been working on quite a few pieces since I last posted here, so I'm going to update everyone!Let's see...I finished a charcoal drawing … Continue reading Art Updates…