Tablescapes, Welcome Summer!

  Can you think of a better way     To celebrate summer than with an ice cream sundae?           And flowers of course, oh the power of flowers!       Bloom upon bloom     Fill every room       Come have a seat,       It’s … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Impasto

A large abstract floral painting has been on my to do list since last Spring when I was commissioned by a friend to paint Bloom     I also wanted to experiment with using gel mediums and decided to incorporate impasto Impasto is a painting technique using very thick amounts of paint resulting in a … Continue reading

Creations, Celebrating Creativity Winners

I can’t say enough about how much I appreciate your kind words, support and feedback about my artwork and Society6 Shop After years of painting glassware for shops, shows and commissions, buying supplies, delivering and shipping, billing, etc., working with Society6 lets me be fearless, I can paint anything I want, and then they take care … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Roses for Mother’s Day!

Roses for Mother’s Day! This is a special Fearless Friday~ An artist blogger buddy,  Jodi   joined me in a watercolor demonstration to show you how 2 artists can paint the same subject and have 2 different intrepretations, 2 similar, yet very different paintings     I sent her this photo and she painted the … Continue reading

Creations, Celebrating Creativity Giveaway!

  I want to thank YOU today with a giveaway to celebrate YOUR creativity!       Whether you are an artist, an artist wanna be, a crafter, an art admirer or collector, a photographer, a musician, a doctor, a writer, a blogger, a foodie, a cook or chef, a teacher, a parent… Everyone is … 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

Party Panache, Garden Party

  Let’s throw a little Garden Party today     With a Polka Dot Birdhouse     And Lunch in the Garden     Or on the porch     We can start out with a Carrot Dip Garden     Then we can nosh on Garden Tramenzzini     And a Mini Smorgastorta   … Continue reading

Creations, Pink Ribboned Watering Can Wreath

So much to do, so little time!     I’ve been busy back and forthing, and wanted to hang something for spring on my door, that could stay up through April     I combined the watering can from the Spring Watering Can Wreath with the Spring Wreath Redo from several years ago,     Birds … 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

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