Year End Clearance

As we trudge our way through the last few days of November and head into December, the end of the year is fast approaching. This past year has been simply an amazing year full of creativity and art creation and as 2018 comes to a speedy close, it’s time for me to clear out my…

Gratitude

Next week we will be celebrating Thanksgiving, the time when people everywhere pause and take a moment to express gratitude for the people and things in their life all the while stuffing themselves full of turkey, mashed potatoes and all the trimmings. A part of me feels like writing a post about gratitude around this…

Lessons Learned

Last week, a commission I had been working on fell through. The client and I had been going back and forth for quite a while, and when it came to showing them the completed work, they were still not happy. Rather than continue going back and forth we decided to bring the project to an…

A Much Needed Break

Happy Monday Art Fans! I’m back in the studio today after a much needed week off. My husband and I spend a few days out in Seattle touring breweries and enjoying the Great Pumpkin Beer Festival. I love going out to the Pacific Northwest, it’s where I spent much of my early years and it’s…

Throwback Thursday: Old Photography Prints

Years ago, my main media for making art was photography. First it was analog 35mm film developed and printed in dark rooms, but as digital cameras became popular, better and more accessible, I dove right into the media of digital photography and image manipulation. The biggest attraction to digital photography was the ability to skip…

Goddess Portraits

Have you ever imagined yourself or someone you love as a Goddess? Starting now, you can commission a Goddess Portrait featuring yourself or the Goddess in your life. Every painting is 100% and one of a kind. Commissions can take anywere from two to four weeks to complete depending on the number of commissions I…

Work in Progress: Elephant Hamsa

Hamsas are very meaningful and important symbols for me. The hamsa is an ancient┬ásymbol that is found in many different religious cultures. One of the most common beliefs is that this image is protective, warding off evil intentions and evil spirits, but it can also be a symbol of blessing; welcoming good intentions and good…

Now offering: Private Art Lessons!

In my Main Street Studio, I encourage people to stop in not only to view the artwork I have hanging on the wall but to also observe the work that’s being created. In my studio, there’s always something new going on. Not only do I encourage people to visit and observe, I also welcome questions…