Pictures 54 and 55 in my 100 Pictures Project – Vase and Corella Feather on Sue’s Shawl, and a kitty drawing

I finished these pictures – numbers 54 and 55 – in the middle of 2019 [an eternity ago!] and am currently painting a commissioned Custom Cat kitty which is picture number 75. Let’s use this in-betweeny, where-are-we-headed, and do-we-want-to-go-back-even time … Continue reading

Picture 51 in my 100 Pictures Project – Gracious (Rose of Sharon)

Creating this picture, “Gracious”, was a race against time, like when I did Rapidly Ripening Figs and Nectarines, the first picture in this project. My neighbour gifted me this short-lived flower, a type of hibiscus(?) called a Rose of Sharon. … Continue reading

Work in Progress: Sunny Afternoon watercolour painting

Hello lovely! I’m glad you’re here! I hope you’re having a great week and month so far. May has thankfully brought rain to my area and turned the hills green. Dozens of nasturtium seeds waiting below the surface have sprouted … Continue reading

Work in Progress: Hazel’s Chai and Paisley

Welcome! I’m glad you’re here, and glad to be back, too – I’ve missed the relaxedness of typing on a full size keyboard! #technoluxury … Let’s talk about art and cups of tea :) Here are some work in progress … Continue reading

Pictures 39-48 of my 100 Pictures Project

Wow! It’s December! How’s your 2018 been so far, dear heart? [It aint over ’til it’s over, right?] I’m half way through my 100 Pictures Project and this is the latest gather up! Click this to see the finished pictures in … Continue reading

Pictures 21-32 of my 100 Pictures Project

How’s your May so far, dearheart? I’m kind of up to date with my 100 Pictures Project, kind of scrambling to keep the scanning, sizing, recording, showing of my art up with the actual *making* of the art! This blog … Continue reading

The second 5 pictures of the 100 Pictures Project

Goodness, I’m nearly up to picture 15 of my 100 Pictures Project, so let’s gather up pictures 6 to 10, right here, right now … :) Click the composite image below to check out the full version of all the … Continue reading

Why I love printed calendars

Why do I have a place in my heart for a printed art calendar in this era of electronic scheduling? I’ve been producing my bold art calendars for 5 years now. All the time, I’m learning what people like about them, … Continue reading

Work in Progress: Early Figs in Blue and White Bowl

I should probably tell you up front: This one-of-a-kind watercolour still life painting I just finished, Early Figs in a Blue and White Bowl, is sold already. An eNews bold soul got the ‘first dibs’ email and snapped it right … Continue reading

Work in Progress: First Fig

For this handcolored lino print, I’ve branched (!) out to illustrate a snippet of a friend’s story… While travelling together, a dear young friend read out the Sylvia Plath excerpt below, commenting how very much they related… Wow! What a … Continue reading