I’m taking the plunge again this year and will teach a few classes at the RAL Art Center on Main Street in Kilmarnock. The first class is for everyone who thinks they haven’t got an artistic bone in their body but are willing to just let images just appear with a little bit of guidance.… Continue reading Teaching Drawing and Other Stuff
I have decided that the female cardinal is finished. It is a companion piece to the male cardinal head and shoulders piece I completed about a week ago.
I’m super excited and very honored to have six of my little 6×6 bird paintings selected for the Stewart Gallery “Little Gem’s” Show. The Stewart Gallery is located at 6655 Main Street in Gloucester, VA and this show will feature several artists from November 21st until December 29th. All the paintings in the show are… Continue reading Little Gems Show
Mr. & Mrs. Bluebird now have a new home and are flying off to Yuma, Arizona tomorrow!
Hurricane Michael arrived in Virginia yesterday afternoon and evening and was down graded to a tropical storm. It spawned multiple tornados across the state and as hubby and I went to bed the power blipped off. The generator kicked on, but then the power came back and I thought we were past the worst. Turns… Continue reading Weather News
The Art Sale & Burn Party is just a few days away. I’ve been busy making appetizers to serve and sorting through my old art work, things I’ve done in workshops, pieces that just haven’t sold, and my mom’s art work and trying to decide on some special pricing arrangements. Not because I actually planned… Continue reading You’re Burning Art?!!!
My Otter painting has found a new home with a very dear couple.
The Plein Air Unleashed event sponsored by the Allure Art Center in White Stone was written up by Outdoor Painter Magazine (their on-line edition). You can read it here: Article Looking forward to participating in this event again next year. It really is a lot of fun.
After giving it a bit of thought, I realized I need to find ways to reach out to new art patrons without being completely dependent on individual gallery owners. I like the idea of selling via the internet with Facebook, Instagram and other options; but unless one is pretty well known as an artist, most… Continue reading Northern Neck Artisan Trail
My husband calls them “Snow Birds”. This little fellow and his friends frequent our feeders especially when there is snow on the ground. I had fun working on the reflected light both from him in to the snow and from the snow onto him. In other news, I got a phone call today from the… Continue reading Junko