The Secret to an Artist’s Success

  Are you feeling a bit down about not selling your work? I know I am! In this economy the first thing to go are the pleasures of life. People & companies tend to hold back on the extras to make sure they have what they need. It can become discouraging to all of us (…)

Posted on

The Emotions Behind the Paintings

Emotions are defined as “a mental and physiological state associated with a wide variety of feelings, thoughts, and behaviors. It is a prime determinant of the sense of subjective well-being and appears to play a central role in many human activities” What this definition lacks is the understanding that emotions also play a huge role in our pets (…)

Posted on

Teaching through Time Lapse Videos

I’ve created many time Lapse videos of my painting process to show you what goes into creating one of my portraits. In this vdeo I’m painting a Yorkshire Terrier named Sophie and I take you through the process of how I paint. If you have any questions about my technique or anything else please feel (…)

Posted on

Cat Cut Outs

                    Here is Gracie & Sophia, two very sweet kitties that I painted for a client. These are cut out of wood, I gessoed & painted them in acrylics. It is same process I do for my portraits. They came out so cute! She is going to (…)

Posted on

Maggie’s Angels Dog and Cat BOOKMARKS!

Now you can order a set of five Maggie’s Angels Bookmarks. Each durable heavy card stock bookmark is printed on both sides and measures 2.375″ x 8″. Protective UV gloss coating assures lasting quality. The bookmarks are valued at $2 each. However, the complete set of five bookmarks (valued at $10) is only $5 Total (…)

Posted on

My Favorite Palette

I Love this Sta-Wet Palette. I’ve been using it for the last 5 years and I know it has saved me thousands of dollars worth of paints. When I lay out my acrylic paints they stay wet for weeks & I don’t even seal the lid, I just place it on top to keep the dust and (…)

Posted on

Mac Read to Me

  Here is a great tip for all of us that love to multi -task. I love to listen to Audio Books, or Music while I create. I would be great if I was able to watch TV while I paint, but everything takes twice as long to finish because I end up watching more (…)

Posted on

My Son the Eagle Scout

On September 15, 2012, at 11:00a.m. at Blessed Trinity Catholic Church, Boy Scout, our son Maxfield Weakley, a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop 172 in Ocala, Florida, will be honored at a very special Eagle Court of Honor for achieving the highest honor of Scouting, his Eagle Scout rank. Max has earned 43 (…)

Posted on