My Memories Suite Giveaway

Today I am hosting a giveaway…my very very first. I was always really attracted to the “idea” of scrapbooking, and I’ve even managed to put together a few, before I was a full time artist and a mom. The only problem….Time! A few years ago, I started to make a scrapbook for my mom forContinue reading “My Memories Suite Giveaway”

Grizzly Dreams

Grizzly Dreams (Please click to see big…it looks WAY better:) This idea came to me in about 30 seconds while I was reading a book about blogging..??? I have no idea where it came from. I don’t think that I was thinking about bears…It was more like, “A blog header should be 692 pix, byContinue reading “Grizzly Dreams”

Once upon a time, there was a hungry bear…

So…I should have known better…really…I’m a Taurus, and I’m not sure if this has anything to do with it or not, but…Ever since I was little, every time someone has tried to make me do something, whether I may have possibly wanted to do it or not, I dig in my heels and resist. TheContinue reading “Once upon a time, there was a hungry bear…”

Orange Crush – the sequel

Orange Crush ~ the Sequel 6″ x 8″ oil on canvas This is the next in my vintage bottle series…It was really fun to do. I was a bit afraid of the texture on the bottle, but it turned out to be easier than it looked.  This one is the eighth painting in my 100Continue reading “Orange Crush – the sequel”

Pepsi Cola and New Wheels

Pepsi-Cola 6″ x 8″ oil on canvas Hi Y’all…I’m having such a great day! I’m the proud owner of a new (to me) blue mountain bike! It’s amazing what makes your day:) But seriously, I haven’t had a bike in about fifteen years. What’s up with that!? I rode so far!! It’s nice to notContinue reading “Pepsi Cola and New Wheels”

Orange Crush, vintage bottle still life

Orange Crush – 6″ x 8″ oil on canvas About a week ago, I decided that I was going to ditch the photo references for a while and paint from life. It’s something I’ve never done consistently, and I know that it’s an imperative skill to learn, as it helps fill in the blanks for youContinue reading “Orange Crush, vintage bottle still life”