Author Archives: notnow

What I’ve been up to lately–commissions, postcards and prepping for a July show

Above are two recent pet portraits that I finished and delivered to happy customers. There are 3 (8″ x 8″ watercolor) of the dark dog but the customer picked her favorite (the seated one) from those choices. The American Eskimo … Continue reading

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Catching up on Studio News

I continue to do lots of small watercolor postcards. I continue to practice drawing with my right hand. Those “right-handed cards” have a big loopy “R” in the corner. I finished two pet portraits (in-process pic here) and am working … Continue reading

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The bluebonnet quilt– process over product

Back to the art blog after a few months of keeping a health blog–phew. It looks like we are in a quiet patch now, and I am out of harm’s way. The bluebonnet quilt which my mom and I have … Continue reading

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Studio Tour done for me for 2017 but one more day for the Second Weekend

Hi Art Fans, blog readers, and followers, Here are some pix of my studio all cleaned up and still looking that way after my one weekend of the Chatham Studio Tour. As in previous years, I do not get back in the … Continue reading

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Look for this card in your mail box—-better late than never!

It’s Studio Tour Weekend ahead and my postcard JUST went out in the mail! This Fall has gotten away from me between one thing and another. This painting, “Big Dove,” will be in our preview exhibit at Chatham Mills, this … Continue reading

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