Speaking of Contests…

Back in August (was it really that long ago?) I teamed up with DogTipper.com to give away a custom portrait, just like those given to celebrities in the 2010 MTV Movie Awards Gift Lounge. Remember that little adventure? Well I just finished the portrait for the gracious and patient winner of that contest and here […]

All In The Family

I know I haven’t posted many paintings lately, but that’s because they’ve all been Christmas surprises! I promise, on Christmas Day I will start posting oodles of paintings, all of which have been completed in the last three months or so. There’s like, 50. In the meantime, I want to share this fun portrait of […]

I’m not like other girls…

A few nights ago my kids were visiting friends and rather than cook for only two people my husband and I decided to go out for a burger at a local pub. We sat there for awhile, as we usually do when we go out, just happy to have a few minutes of peace and […]

Complications

I’ve been holed up in my studio pretty much every waking hour when I’m not at work or driving someone somewhere or eating or sleeping. The problem is, so has Ron Weasley. He’s become a serious impediment to my work. Of course there’s the usual tomfoolery including sleeping where he’s not supposed to sleep, drinking […]

Tweet

I recently painted these two birds for a client. Parakeets, I think. And when I was done, they reminded me of something. I couldn’t put my finger on it until… Maybe they’re cousins. Maybe I need to spend less time on the computer.