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Paintings to share

I said I’d share with you some paintings I’m working on, so here we go! So, do you remember this photo I was turning into a painting? Well, I’ve continued to work on it, and it’s continued to develop. It still has quite a bit of work. I’m going to do something different with the

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The road to hell and all that…

I have such good intentions of blogging. Every day, I think to myself, I really need to get back out there and blog. And every day, I find something else that needs to be done more urgently. And I wonder if anyone is even waiting to read what I have to see or to see

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At Long Last

A post! I’ve been a bad blogger. I can’t remember the last time I sat down and typed up a post. Well, I’ve been busy! No excuses here, just busy and not in a mood to share. But, I have a lot of art to share, so over the next few posts, I will share

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so much for posting more…

Well, it didn’t take long for me to fail miserably at posting more frequently. But I’ve felt a need to just be quiet and to focus on my health, my home, and well, not share. I’m trying to get out of that funk, writing in my personal journal, but it’s a process, as many of

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Painting Progress

Here are more photos of the Baptistry. The first was taken after I completed my early-afternoon work on it. I waited for the paint to dry and an hour later, I came back in and did more work. I don’t expect to be able to do any work on it today. We’re going to a

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Lantern completed New Paintings Started

A few weeks ago I completed all the detailing on the lantern Ive been painting on the 24 x 36 canvas. And I made some changes to the background to give it a bit more depth. Im happy with it. I added some of the detailing with watercolor crayons and sealed the details and then

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Art Unraveled and More

The past few weeks have been filled with art and friends. The annual Art Unraveled mixed-media art retreat was here in Phoenix. Linda Young always does a fabulous retreat here in town. She pays so much attention to detail and I know how happy the instructors are, as well as the students. Each year since

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Beyond Italy

Now that I’ve caught you up on my Italy trip, it’s time for me to share some of the artwork I’ve been doing since we’ve been home. Before our trip, I would stare at my easel longingly. I was just post-surgery and my goal was to make sure my energy levels were high for Italy.

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Announcing My New Artfire.com Studio

I’m excited to share that I have opened my own Artfire.com Studio. What is Artfire? Here is how the company describes itself on the site: “The premier online marketplace for handmade products designed by artisans around the globe. Our free community is designed for artisans to buy and sell their works, while celebrating unique handmade

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Creative Every Day This Week

Wow. It’s been a busy week, filled with creative endeavors. There is so much to share! This first painting I worked on for several hours yesterday. It has been a work in progress for well over a year. It started as a grid-based painting, in which I added some garnet gel and some gesso for

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