On the Road Again It was MY weekend to paint with Jodi Ohl and plein air with the OOPS group. Funky fish and a mermaid theme were my choices for a fun play with paint at Artful Living in Carolina Beach. Sunday I joined the OOPS group (Onslow Outdoor Painting Society) for an afternoon of paintingContinue reading “on the road again………Tuesday’s Treasure Chest”
Here’s a happy childhood moment between two close cousins who are now in their twenties. Hawley is newly married and wanted to do something special for her maid of honor, Caroline, so she asked me to paint this moment from an old photograph. The two cousins have share many special moments throughout their lives. CongratulationsContinue reading ““Summer Sisters””
My inflatable island studio I transformed my oasis island titled “Anything Goes” into a floating studio, complete with brushes, paints and watercolor paper. As the artist in me looked around with discerning eyes around the lake, I noted the new little chapel at Clearwater. It’s sweet and charming little steeple rises sharply above the surroundingContinue reading “a chapel, decorating and art candy…Tuesday’s Treasure Chest”
We have special people in our lives and when their birthday comes around we want to give them something unique and special. Laura asked me to paint a special portrait as a gift for Mark’s birthday. What an honor to be given the opportunity to paint their portrait for such a special occasion. I thoughtContinue reading “Mark and Laura”
Here’s a good book It’s a long hot summer folks here in the south and one of my favorite things to do (when I’m not painting) is to read down by the lake, so I wanted to share one of my great summer books , “The Bridges of Madison County” by Robert James Waller. The story is aboutContinue reading “Tuesday’s Treasure Chest”
Welcome to “Tuesday’s Treasure Chest” full of tidbits and good ole stuff for the creative soul! Here’s a line from one of my fave movies, Forrest Gump……….My momma always said, “Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” So heads up my friends, you’ll never know what you’re goingContinue reading “Tuesday’s Treasure Chest”
You will receive a surprise from me if you follow my blog by midnight tonight! Each week I will share my newest paintings, techniques and/or tips. Winner will be announced tomorrow where I”ll be featuring “Tuesday’s Treasure Chest” where I’ll be sharing more cool stuff.
and the winner is…………….Congratulations to John Dove, your print will be sent this week! The Wam Squam was a famous landmark at White Lake for many years.
Friendly people, bright smiles, sweet smells in the air and pretty handmade items filled the Farmer’s Market yesterday.I met lots of new friends, meet Daphne from Ocean Isle Beach. Thanks for coming out!
Please join me tomorrow, July 7, 2012 as I set up my easel and paint at the Cape Fear Farmer’s Market in Elizabethtown. I will have paintings, prints and few other items for sale. Of course, I will have my palette and easel by my side, I’ve just started a dragonfly mermaid, can’t wait for you to see it. Oh,Continue reading “Farmers Market Demo”