Category Archives: amazing teachers

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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Clay of the Day–horse head sculpture given a fine finish

I just got the coolest email from a happy art buyer. This person bought one of my larger horse head sculptures last year at the Chatham Studio Tour. I sculpted these horse heads from a slab, like most of my … Continue reading

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My Work in People’s Houses–a collection of pet portraits

A former neighbor contacted me this summer about doing a surprise pet portrait for his wife. I don’t do that many portrait commissions these days, but this was a young couple who we’d known for several years and through several … Continue reading

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A pause in this blog for health drama, (not travel–boo!) bummer all!

I was getting ready to go see my photographer, Jason Dowdle, Blue Sky Digital Photographyin Snow Camp last week. I’d made an appointment and we were set. But then, some health drama bloomed up in my body instead, and I … Continue reading

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This Saturday–Reception at the Museum of Natural Sciences–for me!

My exhibit of watercolor and acrylic paintings of deer, (beautiful, graceful, beloved and maddening, garden munchers that they are) is on the walls this month of the Nature Art Gallery, upstairs in the Gift Shop of the Museum of Natural … Continue reading

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