warm light

Sometimes the challenge of having something to say is just beyond me. I am reading a great book called Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life when I am awake at night and can’t sleep. Maybe I will sleep better if I have some instructions on Writing...

thankful

This one was so easy and fun to paint. I did the same painting before and loved it that time, too. Maybe this would be a fun one to paint really large. I’ve been itching to paint some larger pieces. Definitely in the new year. Life is just too busy right now. It...

vintage ornament

In the midst of painting some commissioned pieces for gifts, I spent some time Sunday morning painting a Christmas ornament. I love painting these. Love the reflections, matching the vintage color palette, not to mention getting into the holiday spirit. This...

catching light

Happy Thursday! I’m scattered as always…something I struggle with all the time, no time to catch any light today! Hope you enjoy my painting. This original 8″x8″ oil painting is available, unframed, for $100¬†at my Etsy shop here. I dropped off...

great pear

Last night I had some time to paint. I worked on painting a rose and I just was so not happy with it. Not a bit. So after about an hour I just wiped the entire thing. Then decided I needed to change direction completely. Glad I did, this morning was so much better....

heart’s desire

What is your heart’s desire? Life is so busy that it’s often all but impossible to know. Because there’s no time to even think about it. Wishing you the time to know what your heart’s desire is, and the time to fit it in! This 8″x8″...