”And what is the use of a book”, thought Alice “without pictures or conversation”. (Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventure in Wonderland) What is the point in a gift if you do not use it.? What is the reason for creating if it doesn’t create conversation? Express what is in your heart, not what you think others […]
Creating Commissioned artwork can be a beautiful thing. It is a part of my work that has grown considerably over the years, that I have enjoyed. Creating custom artwork for a client can be a really rewarding experience. It is almost like a creative collaboration. My aim is to tell your story in a way […]
Early this week I got a visit to my studio from a client of mine. I have been working on this commission piece for him, that was based upon an older painting that I completed and sold several years ago. We decided to change the original piece up a bit. We added in a […]
Just recently I was able to reconnect with a client of mine. As many of my clients do, they become more than that to me. They become my friends. I have found that the paintings create these bonds that is indescribable. I find myself sharing stories, laughs, joy, and sometimes tears. I get to know […]
I have finished several larger pieces. These all have lots of layers, and of course wonderful textures.
“The Journey” 30″ x 40″, oil on canvas I hope everyone is having an awesome 2011! As spring time is here you also know that the season of Art Fairs has arrived! I am beginning to add new work for this year on my website. I am really enjoying all of the layering and textures […]
I have been working on a large commission piece for a while now. This painting is 7′ x 8′! It is great fun to work on. I am a tall girl. But, for a piece this large I even have to use a ladder! It takes a lot of paint to fill a canvas this […]