Export to PDF | Export to DOCHappy Birthday! I was commissioned to create this painting as a surprise birthday gift. It’s inspired by photos I took while picking apples on the most beautiful autumn afternoon. If you haven’t been to Sky Top Orchard in Flat Rock, NC it is worth the trip for the panoramic mountain views. […]
Export to PDF | Export to DOCSummer’s Over so I’m back in my Beloved* Studio! First order of business… shipping a BIG ORANGE POPPY giclee print. (This came after ordering the print from Milwaukee, ordering the stretcher bars, stretching the print, and then packing it all up for the UPS man.) I hope my new […]
Export to PDF | Export to DOCMy oil painting called “O Christmas Tree” is on its way to the Midwest today! A long-time collector of mine bought it as a surprise for his wife. I think it will definitely brighten up their winter. 🙂
Export to PDF | Export to DOCMy business has seen better days (and weeks, and years.) The economy has wreaked havoc with my sales during each and every one of the juried art shows I’ve done this fall. I’m seriously questioning whether or not I should continue painting, and wondering how I will stay in […]
Export to PDF | Export to DOCWhy aren’t there any wet paintings in my drying rack today? I had a client come this morning to pick up the three commissioned pieces I painted for him in August. It looks so empty without those three paintings, but Ron was really excited about them, so I know […]
Export to PDF | Export to DOCWhile we were visiting my family in Milwaukee a few weeks ago, I had the privilege of selling another painting to one of my long-time collectors! Dave picked up one of my newest oil paintings called “shoreline view” while I was on vacation in Wisconsin. I first met he […]
Export to PDF | Export to DOC“Shoreline view” is the sixth in a series of six oil paintings I recently completed. The series was called “WATER” and for simplicity’s sake, I was referring to each painting by a number. So if you’ve seen posts on “water painting #6”, here’s how it finally turned out. If […]
Export to PDF | Export to DOCI sold these THREE paintings today: “iris,” “narcissus,” and “four gerberas!” “Iris” and “narcissus” will hang next to each other in a yellow family room with brown leather couches, which I think will look just stunning! When you put the two side by side, each painting pulls out colors from […]
I delivered my very favorite sunflower painting recently. I was so pleased when I pulled up to see that my painting matched the feel of their darling home. My blog shows photos of the exterior improvements they made to their home.
I simply went to deliver a painting, but came away totally encouraged and uplifted by the patron who bought my little painting. Here’s some ramblings on why I gave up graphic design and love being an artists.