Aquabord Portraits

I’ve been experimenting with new painting surfaces the last two weeks. I‘ve been trying out Ampersand Aquabord. I was already loving the Gessobord, but it was out of stock when I went to reorder it, and I thought I would try something different. And I am SO glad I did. Same great quality as the art panels,…

Painted Puzzles

I am always excited to try painting on different surfaces. So, when I was asked to “alter” a puzzle piece for an art collaboration with my local art group, I jumped at the chance to try something new. I thought that the shape of the pieces would be a challenge, but actually, it wasn’t a…

Three and a half years later…

In 2010, I was still VERY new to painting…I had really only started the year before, and had no skills to speak of, and little confidence. But I plugged away, taking a few workshops here and there, and eventually I started painting more and more…and honing in on the things I really loved to paint.…

Belle Isle Boat House

I am back to painting virtually again, thanks to Bill Guffey and his Virtual Paintout Blog.  I love this idea, that artists from all over the world can come together every month, and paint a location, thanks to Google Maps. I am a traveler at heart, so being able to see the world through Google Maps’…

a few more faces in the crowd

There are quite a few faces now, in my Daily Paintworks gallery and my Etsy shop. I love the colors and variety of them all. Here’s a few more I just added to my gallery of portraits… Marcella Paulina (SOLD, thank you!) Chelsea  (SOLD, thank you!) Ophelia (SOLD, thank you!) I just finished these four…