Painting: A Thankful Harvest

    One great thing about anticipating the busy fall and winter seasons of shows and holiday sales is that I get to totally shut out summer and pretend it’s fall! And one of my first fall paintings is this one– A Thankful Harvest (original piece already sold.)   You may remember these characters from my […]

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The Dark Between by Sonia Gensler

   A few weeks ago I completed a very fun commission from my friend and Oklahoma author Sonia Gensler to celebrate the publication of her second novel,  The Dark Between, Sonia writes just the type of stories that I adore– old timey spooky tales set in beautiful old buildings with plenty of ghostly encounters and mystery.  […]

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Latest Commission- A Revolutionary Portrait

   Now that it’s safe and sound in it’s new home in New England, I can show you my latest commission, which was a fun Revolutionary War ancestor portrait for my friend Patricia!   She came to me with the challenge to paint her many-times-over great grandfather, who joined the New York Militia in 1775. She […]

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A Sweethearted Angel

       Just yesterday I finished a large angel doll commission, and I’m excited to share her with you! I thought she came out really nicely– a balance of rustic and feminine with her burlap wings and belt and lace edges.    I also love a good heart ornament and gave her one to hold […]

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Saint Nicholas Dolls

    Time seems to have flown by since I last wrote! Things have been busy here on both the art and life front. I’ve got several commissions I’ve been working on, and I’m trying to finish the last Jane Austen inspired painting that will make up my Austen post card set. We’ve also been […]

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