Good Reads

Sooner or later, the blogs I read every day are going to receive fan art from me. It’s just how I roll. Here’s who’s on my must-read list these days. The Pioneer Woman The Bloggess Sundry Mourning Girls Gone Child Kevin and Amanda Nie Nie Dialogues Yes, there are others, but these are the ones […]

The Big Painting

Some time ago, a client came to me with an idea for an anniversary present for her parents. She wanted to incorporate the images of all 21 dogs they’ve had or fostered since she and her siblings were little. In one painting. She sent me hard copies of photos from albums, old Christmas newsletters and […]

Horse Show Contest

I seem to be giving away more art than I am selling lately, BUT…I’m doing another contest!  The theme this time is horse shows and hunter/jumper/equitation with the very specific goal of finding a subject to paint and enter in the poster contest  for the Washington International Horse Show. The subject is very near and […]

Ruby

Completed: June 4, 2011 Soundtrack: Amanda Richards Beverage: Starbucks Iced Mocha

Public Hanging

This month, you can see my work in Grand Vines, a great wine shop in Salem, Oregon (my home city.) Last night was First Wednesday downtown and theme was “Dog’s Nite Out”. The place was packed. The rest of my family was at a Little League game in the gray drizzle, but I was happy […]