L.A. or Bust

So anyone who follows me on Facebook or Twitter already knows a little something about this, but here is the whole story. I’m going to Hollywood. Okay, I’m not really sure if it’s Hollywood. But it is L.A. and it is for something Hollywood-related. The gift lounge for the MTV Movie Awards called and they […]

A Productive Weekend

It was a beautiful weekend. The sun was out (even though it is raining now!) the kids played outside with the neighbor kids all day, and my husband went for a long bike ride. I had the house to myself. So I did some painting. Completed: May 9, 2010 Soundtrack: John Denver, Greatest Hits Beverage: […]

Studio Tour

Once upon a time I posted a photo of my studio in its cleanest state. Most of the time though, it looks a little more like this. Oh look, there’s a meditation pillow that’s been used for pillow fights more often than meditation (never.) And a water dish that my studio cat Ron Weasley refuses […]

What’s in a name?

I’m sure I’ve been over this before, but it bears repeating. People have the best names for their pets. There are many with “human” names – which is how we roll at the Rossman house. Charlie (LOTS of Charlies) Rhett Bogart Katie (LOTS of Katies) Simon I love freaking people out by talking about our cat […]

How the heck did I do it? Here’s the heck how.

When The Pioneer Woman awarded 14 of my mini portraits to contest winners on her site, I knew I was going to have to be organized about their production. Here’s how it went. I started by taping up four pieces of Yupo because I’d decided to do  four paintings at a time. I kept dragging my […]