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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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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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 (…)

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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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“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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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 (…)

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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 (…)

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