Join me the Tuesday after Thanksgiving at Athens Technical College for a program to raise awareness of mental health needs and solutions in our community. New Coloring Page Designs I will have a table offering small paintings, handmade cards and jewelry, coloring pages, and journaling kits. Handmade Cards I will also be discussing the importance … Continue reading Mental Wellness Expo, November 30
Overview Thanks to my husband, years of saving and sacrifice, and wonderful friends in Italy, I took an amazing trip with my family at the beginning of October. I posted exclusive daily photo collections here during the trip so I could share all of the wonderful art I saw with my patrons.Here's the overview I … Continue reading November 2021 Newsletter
When I started this painting, I had a complex narrative in mind that would further illustrate the personal journey of one of my models. As sometimes happens with a painting, the concept has changed. In this case, it has simplified, focusing entirely on the phoenix.
Our local brewery held a mural painting competition this weekend in conjunction with an art festival to support local artists and craftsmen. I got the invite on Tuesday, so I had to scramble to make sure I had enough paints to participate. Thank goodness I never throw anything out or turn down donations from friends. … Continue reading 2021 Mural Competition at Strange Duck Brewing
I would like to thank everyone who worked so hard to make yesterday's market a success for all of the vendors. All of the volunteers and staff were extremely supportive and accommodating. I can honestly say I have never worked with a more helpful group of people.
I am currently preparing for events through the end of November and setting up several new concepts to work on simultaneously, including the launch of my #wildwomanportraits and #unconventionalwomanportraits in oils.
The last couple of weeks have been very hectic and I have had to make a lot of adjustments. The upside, and it's a big one, is that I have completed a tremendous amount of work despite the turmoil of moving equipment and supplies to a new studio space.
Handmade greeting and post cards shipped out to my Patreon subscribers in Georgia and Kentucky this morning. August is a landmark month for me in my subscription history because I was able to complete my orders and ship them out before the first of the month.With all of the submission deadlines and new opportunities popping … Continue reading August 2021 Patreon Subscriptions
w gallery and makers' space inside Wood, Metal, Clay in downtown Commerce. This is a ground-floor opportunity for me that was offered by a local businessman who specializes in carpentry, custom interiors, and handcrafted furniture.