She’s So Shy

I am SO shy. I am shy and socially awkward. In fact, it would be better for everyone if the only place I ever was, was where people are not. That said, The Pioneer Woman came to town today and I was not about to miss it. So I packed up myself and my crippling insecurity, […]

For Moms

Here’s what I’ve been up to. The first portrait is the client’s mother’s horse, BabyDoe. The second is of the client’s childhood dog, Alex. I think they’ll make pretty good Mother’s Day gifts. As for me, I’m going to be Little League Mom today and spend a couple hours freezing my arse off at The […]

Pioneer Cats

We have a house full of sickies this week. My daughter is sniffly, my son is feverish and I am feeling just ookie enough to refuse housework. Okay, so I don’t have to be that sick to refuse housework, but now I have an excuse. I’ve spent the last two days in my most favorite […]

Out of the bag

I love painting dogs with their mouth open and their tongue hanging out. I don’t know why, but I do. This portrait was commissioned as a wedding gift back in February, but I waited until after it was gifted so I wouldn’t, you know, ruin the surprise.

When it rains, it pours.

I have been SO BUSY this weekend, but not the complaining-about-the-laundry kind of busy; rather, the I-might-get-tendonitis-from-all-this-painting kind. It seems everyone is doing their Christmas shopping (buy handmade!) and thanks to a couple of reviews and blog posts in the past couple of weeks, I have received a good number of orders for custom name […]