Category Archives: influences

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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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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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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Not to rush the month but looking ahead…Mockernut and Nature Art Gallery shows

As often happens in the Fall, the art events start to pile up and there is some overlapping in my exhibitions. My “Clay for the Wall” exhibit continues through the end of the month at the Joyful Jewel in Pittsboro. … Continue reading

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