I’ve completed two watercolor paintings of cardinal birds recently. I’ve been somewhat distracted by the world news, and haven’t always felt like being creative. However, getting involved in the creative… Read more Cardinals →
Early June is when peonies bloom in Michigan. I have several peony plants in my annual and perennial flower garden. This year, they all bloomed – Yay! I have solid… Read more Peonies In Garden and Peony Art →
I’ve been doing some landscape watercolor studies recently. I’ve been particularly interested in landscapes with calm waters in them. Here are some of the results, they are 11″x 15″ watercolor… Read more New Work – Watercolors →
I recently completed and delivered an original watercolor commissioned painting of a “Brook Trout” to a client. When my client saw it, he said he loved it! That was great to hear. It was a new experience for me to paint a fish; and since I paint wildlife and nature, this subject can now be added to my repertoire. I really enjoyed painting this beautifully bronze colored, spotted fish, and creating an underwater composition for it’s background.
So pleased to have my three paintings, listed below, accepted into the 2018 Ann Arbor Women Artists (AAWA) Summer Juried Exhibit by Juror Joe Marks. Come join us at the… Read more My Artwork Accepted into AAWA Summer Juried Exhibit 2018 →
I saw something yesterday that inspired me to share what’s going on in my studio. So, here goes…. It’s Monday again. Time to get busy matting my prints which I printed yesterday, and let dry for 24 hrs. They actually seem pretty dry shortly after printing, but I’m following printer’s instructions to be on the safe side. I’m using a Canon Pro-10 printer with Lucia pigment ink tanks, which produces beautiful colors. I also print on fine art paper which looks just like watercolor paper, and works very well reproducing… Read more Monday…Monday →
Wonderful inspirations found at the Peony Garden in Ann Arbor on a warm, sunny, afternoon in June at Nichols Arboretum. It had been too long since we last visited. Must make this an annual trip!
Recently, I have been working on some small acrylic paintings to prepare for arts/crafts fairs I’m participating in later this year. Each of these are individually… Read more Small Acrylic Paintings →