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I want to revive my “Tuesday’s Treasure Chest” blog posts which I started a long time ago, but got out of the habit (sorry, I’ve neglected by blog and post frequently on Facebook). Let’s do this, I’ll start by sharing THREE terrific things that I treasure………..
First I’ll start with something you might not know about me, in the last year I’ve become an Artist-in residence (kind of). I had the opportunity to trade paintings for Ocean Isle Beach lodging. What did I paint? A mermaid, of course! The beach has long been a treasure of mine, I grew up seven miles from the Atlantic Coast. I’m looking for Artist-in-residence programs, haha.

Katie

Katie


Here comes the bride, well at least her shoes. I enjoyed painting “Jessica’s Wedding Shoes” after attending her fabulous wedding. Years ago Jessica and her family lived in our neighborhood, my how time flies, leaving treasured neighborhood memories.
"Jessica's Wedding Shoes"

“Jessica’s Wedding Shoes”


Drawing is becoming a treasured and renewed passion of mine, here’s a new mermaid teapot drawing, thinking of painting it, what do you think? Carolina Artists’ Colony is having The Great Teapot Extravaganza in a couple of weeks so I better get busy if I want to enter.
Mermaid teapot study at Starboard

Mermaid teapot study at Starboard

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“Fish, Mermaid and Anchor”
A dear friend suggested I paInt some beach cabanas, boy did I have fun painting #17.
11×14
Acrylic on canvas

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Join me tomorrow at Carolina Artists’Colony, Moore Street, Sanford,NC. Hundreds of pieces of art and handmade artisan created works are available there.
Take a look at my wall at CAC and here’s a little sneak peek at some of my new little bunnies I will be taking.
Come shop and chat with me and if you can’t, they will ship! Let me know if you see something you like.
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Thanks for taking your time to look at my blog.
I would like to share with you six hand-painted mini-canvases on 30″ chains. My friend Faye is quite the expert jewelry designer– thanks friend for your good eye and taking your time to match each painted canvas with the perfect colored beads. My hubby got in the action too- he mixed and poured the sealing epoxy that adds a beautiful shine to each one.
The last part of the hand painted jewelry was to decorate the backs–so I painted, stamped and wrote a special word on each one. No two necklaces are alike…. truly special treasures!
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Mermaid Queenwhat a sweet boyfriend who purchased this for his girlfriend for no particular reason other than to earn brownie points……….what do you think? Did Matt earn brownie points?

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Commissions

Taking time to update my blog with recent commissions

Ike and Gayle, 18x24 oil on ampersand

Ike and Gayle, 18×24 oil on ampersand

"Maggie" 16x20 oil

“Maggie” 16×20 oil

"Riley Roo" 5x7 oil on ampersand

“Riley Roo” 5×7 oil on ampersand

Beautiful June

"Noah" oil

“Noah” oil

"Samantha" oil

“Samantha” oil

 

 

 

 

 

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Iggit and Me-Ma 16"x20 oil on canvas

Iggit and Me-Ma 16″x20 oil on canvas

A special painting for a special grandaddy.

Jennifer presenting her grandfather his special gift.

Jennifer presenting her grandfather his special gift.

A special mermaid from a special friend.

"Linda" 16"x20" oil on canvas

“Linda” 16″x20″ oil on canvas

Bonnie was excited when she picked up her mermaid portrait of her dear friend.

"Linda" 16"x20" oil on canvas

“Linda” 16″x20″ oil on canvas

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