Category Archives: process

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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At long last–a photo shoot!

With the help of my trusty nephew, Roy, this past weekend, I got several pieces photographed. My month-ago task is finally completed! Thanks for Jason Dowdle of Blue Sky Digital Photography for excellent work, as always.  

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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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