Holidays, May Celebrations

My calendar says April 23… Is that right??? How can it be April 23!!! May is always a busy month, with the end of school, the approach of summer, parties, dance recitals and graduations… I am planning now so I can be ready for all the festivities, and have been looking over these holidays in … Continue reading

Creations, Society6 Spring & Summer

Just a quick message about a 1 day sale at Society6 today! 🌷 And a big THANK you for all your support! Everything is 20% off with free shipping, today April 17th!  Sale ends at midnight PDT society6.com/paintedapron     I have purchased a variety of things for myself and for gifts, and I am … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Sketching Station

There are so many wonderful mediums to explore in the art world     As much as I’d love to paint everyday, in reality that’s just a folly     But I have created a mini studio at my fingertips,     Markers, pens, colored pencils and small sketch books     Having things within … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Peacock Dreams

  I recently finished this commissioned painting which is titled “Peacock Dreams”     The client requested a 48″ H x 36″ W wrapped canvas abstract, mostly whites and grays, with touches of green, blue, and gold     The greenish-blue areas seemed to take on the form and feel of peacocks     It … Continue reading

Fearless Friday on Thursday

We’re doing Fearless Friday a day early this week because tomorrow I will be hopping with my tablescape buddies with a table for the Spring Tablescape Blog Hop!  {see the links below}     With Spring in full swing, let’s do a free & loose watercolor bouquet     I keep an art inspiration Pinterest board of … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Crazy Spring Radish Pizza

  I had some big fat rosy red radishes in an edible centerpiece     Radishes are one of my favorite things to paint and “play” with   Radishes and Roses And guess what?     They are crazy good on a pizza!     Cut them into slices     Drizzle with olive oil … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Just Dance…

🍀  Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  🍀     Today is also CC’s 4th birthday! Wasn’t it only yesterday that she was turning 1?     CC is quite a little artist herself, and she also loves to dance     Just dance!     Her mom asked me to do a watercolor ballet dress for … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Flower Power

Ahh, the power of flowers!     Isn’t it amazing how flowers bring life to a room, a vignette, or a space…       They can bring an instant smile to your face     And make the world a happier place!     These crazy blooms     are bursting all over the … Continue reading

Creations, Spring is Blooming!

  Things are “springing” up all over, a constant inspiration to draw and paint blooms and bright fresh things…   Brushes laptop skin   Things will be blooming from April showers   Bloom throw pillow   Gardens will fill with a rainbow of colors and different flowers   Mary’s Bloom rectangular pillow The above “Mary’s … Continue reading

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