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“Looking West”

Thursday, April 15th, 2010 Posted in creating, materials, mediums | No Comments »

I am super excited about my new series of bird paintings that have the common theme of beach side lazing, gazing and just hanging around!  I have been using my beloved hard molding paste by Golden, and making the initial ...

Spring inspiration-

Sunday, April 11th, 2010 Posted in creating, current work, materials, mediums | No Comments »

Okay, so I have been a lot neglectful of my blog as of late...feeling kinda down with my broken foot healing so slowly and tapped out by how much harder life's daily tasks are with a dragging limb.  But, good ...

Handcar Regatta!!

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009 Posted in creating, marketing, mediums, retailers, shows | No Comments »

The Handcar Regatta street faire is coming up and I am hustling to get my prints made.  This event is FREE and FUN!! Come have a look at the craft vendors and you'll find me selling my prints, paintings and ...

Gettin’ out there

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009 Posted in creating, marketing, retailers, shows | No Comments »

So, I have 40 new paintings and 10 in the wings and I haven't set up any new shows.  I am ready to go as far as the art goes... yet, now I have to photograph, photoshop, post to Etsy ...

She’s here, I’m here, We made it!

Friday, June 5th, 2009 Posted in creating | 1 Comment »

The art was cast, spackled, glittered and sealed. Then backed with wood veneer.  The hardware holes were drilled and the grommets set.  In all, there were 47 pieces packed with bubble wrap and carefully placed in the mini-van. It took ...

Ready…Set…Whoa!

Thursday, May 28th, 2009 Posted in creating | No Comments »

So, I'de like to report that all my endeavors have been pulled off without a hitch...not so.  The day before Mothers day, I poured about $200 of PMC Rubber, nasty stuff, on my "chosen few" paintings. The idea was to ...

On Fire!

Monday, April 20th, 2009 Posted in creating, marketing, materials, mediums | No Comments »

The ideas are flowing now and I can barely keep the blank canvasses in stock.  I am working on a series of birds to sell as prints at a few quirky venues during the summer.  I am also very close ...

Frame of Mind and Beyond

Monday, February 16th, 2009 Posted in creating | 1 Comment »

Frame of Mind is a frame shop and mini Gallery located in Forestville, just on the main drag of Highway 116 as you cruise through town.  Right next door the Quicksilver Mine and Co.  The generous and talented owner, Leslie, ...

The Boondocks and Gold Coast Coffee Co.

Friday, August 15th, 2008 Posted in creating | No Comments »

I recently took a show out to the Gold Coast Coffee Co. in Duncans Mills.  I was driving and driving and finally arrived a the tiny road stop  cluster of shops in the secluded town of Duncans Mills.  Although it ...

“Fine art” versus craft

Tuesday, August 5th, 2008 Posted in creating | 2 Comments »

I have just finished a piece for a client which completes a series of trees bought a separate times over the past three years. Having this commissioned work makes me realize that I have come back around to re assessing ...