I have a little love affair with birds. Listening to their songs bring joy to my heart. God was incrediblely creative when he created these winged, song-giving creatures. Some are very understated in color, others are whimsical and brightly colored. They are one of my favorite painting subject. Here’s some of my latest tributes to... Continue Reading →
Another Christmas has come and gone. I'll tell ya, I was creating art projects up until the last minute this year! I must work well under pressure or something. Lol Here is a recap of this year's projects. I hope you find a little inspiration and go out create something of your own. I'd love... Continue Reading →
We have a fairly large backyard, and now that the kids are teenagers, the swing set and playhouses are gone. With all that open space, I’ve been daydreaming of creating an art studio from an old vintage camper. There’s only one problem—I have to convince my landscaper husband to park it in the backyard! So,... Continue Reading →
I never wanted to be a "starving artist". I attended art school to learn graphic design skills so that I could make a living at my craft. Maybe that's the practical side of me; which is always at fighting with my creative side. So, I became a graphic designer because being a fine artist was... Continue Reading →
I know spring must be near because I had the windows open and could hear bird singing this in the backyard. Birds are some of my favorite subjects to paint and draw. I saw a photo of a Purple-Crowned Fairy-Wren and couldn't resist paint it. Also, these Wren's are found in Australia and I don't... Continue Reading →
I have a bit of a love affair with Aspen trees. I love how the dark spots look like eyes. I love how when lovers carve their initials in the bark, it turns black. I wonder if they come back every year to their carved tree or did their love fade away?