Tuesday’s Treasure Chest…….Halloween witch painting and owls

I know it’s a big leap from angels to witches, but that’s how I roll…..or at least that’s the artist coming out in me.  But never fear, my angels are by my side. I bought this gorgeous colorful witch from a unique gift shop in Elizabethtown, yes, you guessed it…….Smellie Bloomers, oh how I love thatContinue reading “Tuesday’s Treasure Chest…….Halloween witch painting and owls”

Tuesday’s Treasure Chest…….cupcake, angel and tea

What fun I’ve had painting angels this month, and I’m surely not finished.  More angels coming soon, I promise.  Thought I would mix it up a bit with something else that’s sweet (and no calories) , cupcakes!  A dear friend of mine gave me this beautiful tea mat and yummy apple tea……….oh what a peaceful moment sharedContinue reading “Tuesday’s Treasure Chest…….cupcake, angel and tea”

Tuesday’s Treasure Chest………..a lovely B&B and plein air

Last weekend my new art buddy and I traveled to the historic little town of New Bern and spent the night at this charming little Sail Inn Bed and Breakfast. Check out their link http://www.sailinn.biz/index.html   Upon arrival we quickly scouted around for scenes that spoke to us enough to want to paint.   There were soContinue reading “Tuesday’s Treasure Chest………..a lovely B&B and plein air”

wheelchair art, karate, Happy Birthday, paintings and old friends…Tuesday’s Treasure Chest

Happy Birthday son Happy Birthday to my son, Stevie. Stevie you’re getting old (22), but your mom is NOT!  Love this picture of Stevie in his karate class with instructor Terry Rich.  Mr. Rich has been teaching Stevie karate since last November, amazing! wheelchair painting by Stevie I was cleaning in my son’s room andContinue reading “wheelchair art, karate, Happy Birthday, paintings and old friends…Tuesday’s Treasure Chest”

BEACH Artists’ Reception…..Tuesday’s Treasure Chest

My first gallery select show is in Cary, NC, I’m so EXCITED.  Please join me and the rest of the BEACH artists at the ARTISTS reception this Friday, August 31, 2012 from 6:00-9:00 pm.  You get to vote for your favorite work of art (sure do hope it’s a mermaid) .     Please consider this your invitation. Here is theContinue reading “BEACH Artists’ Reception…..Tuesday’s Treasure Chest”

My First Gallery, Mermaids and more plein air

My First Gallery Select Show Super excited about the upcoming BEACH exhibit at Chambers Arts in Cary, NC.  I was a bit nervous as I drove to Cary this morning and dropped off my two mermaid paintings that were accepted in the show (this is my very first gallery select show).  Lynda, the gallery ownerContinue reading “My First Gallery, Mermaids and more plein air”

Tuesday’s Treasure Chest

twinkling H2O’s and plein air……Tuesday’s Treasure Chest twinkling H2O’s I’m always on the lookout for the newest hip art products, and these shimmering watercolors are awesome!  They work like watercolors and go on smoothly and when dry are lustrous and shimmery. I love them! They will be available at Hobby Lobby soon. twinkling H2O’s make beautiful bookmarks…………..Continue reading “Tuesday’s Treasure Chest”

favorite paint colors, shopping in Nags Head and mermaids…..Tuesday’s Treasure Chest

Hi and WELCOME to Tuesday’s Treasure Chest, every Tuesday you’re in for a bit of musing and discoveries.  Thanks for following me on my painting journey! Journey to Nags Head My hubby and I traveled to the Nags Head and spent a little time with some pretty amazing friends last week.  My friend Betty chauffeured me around toContinue reading “favorite paint colors, shopping in Nags Head and mermaids…..Tuesday’s Treasure Chest”

on the road again………Tuesday’s Treasure Chest

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”

a chapel, decorating and art candy…Tuesday’s Treasure Chest

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”