I WON the Poster Contest!

  I’m proud to say that I won the Ocala Culinary Poster Competition with this concept. Final art is due December 1st. The final painting will get auctioned off and all proceeds will go to MCA Ocala. To know more about the festival go to http://www.ocalaculinaryfestival.com/ Here is a Post they released on Facebook about my (…)

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“Tank” the sweet Pit Bull

Here is my Cousin Daniel’s dog “Tank” that I painted for him for his Birthday! This is an 11″ x 14″ matted & framed Pen & Ink with Acrylics on Animation Cell. I love doing these animation cell paintings. The materials are fun to use, and I’m always delighted by the results. I’ve always loved drawing (…)

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“Katie & Piggy”

The process for one of my Commission Portraits starts with a picture of a beloved pet  and a story. My client’s name is Jen & she wanted me to paint her twin sister’s furry kid named Katie Scarlet. Katie is quite the Diva & Queen of the house, so in her portrait, she must have (…)

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Donating Art and the Solution by Maria Brophy

  This is an amazing article written by Maria Brophy about being asked to donate your art to charities and how they can create an environment that is beneficial for all of us. “Reprinted from Maria Brophy.com, a blog that helps creative entrepreneurs design the career and lifestyle of their dreams.  Visit at http://www.MariaBrophy.com“ Please go (…)

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“Zoe” Pit Bull Boxer Mix

Here is the Beautiful Zoe I created for my cousin Rebecca. This is Pen & Ink with Acrylics on Animation Cell. I start with a photo then I ink the drawing then I paint on the back of the cell like you would if you were painting on glass from front to back. Layering the (…)

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Art Classes

Custom Art Classes All the art classes that I teach are custom made to fill your needs or your child’s needs. We can start with the basics or jump right into a painting and learn as we create. Its all based on how you like to learn, and we figure that out in our 1st (…)

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The Painted Trail Community Project

  My Friend Elizabeth St. Hilare Nelson told me about this great Community Project that she was participating in called Paint the Trail, and invited me to join in. So my husband Kent (who did an amazing time lapse video- click on his name to see it) &  I went to Orlando to pick up some (…)

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Happy Mother’s Day!!!

  Happy Mothers Day to all the Moms & Grandmas out there!!! Here is a card I made in your honor. If you would like to send this card to a wonderful Mom you know please click on MothersDayCard and you will have a pdf file version of this card ready to print and give out to (…)

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