The Traveling Chicken Visits the Studio

  It has been waaaay too long since I have posted here.  So many things have changed for me…. Where to start….Where to start?? “Morning at the Lake” So I guess the best place would be that I am now living in a new home and a new art studio to go along with the new house.  My husband took a new job about a year ago and we decided to relocate to be closer to his work…(the commute was not pretty and I missed him being around).  Soooo we found a beautiful piece of land in which to…

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Landscape Pastel Painting Demonstration

“Through the Trees” 6 x 8 Pastel Available Here This past fall we had the most beautiful sunsets, night after night.  It really inspired me to paint clouds and sunsets. During an blog event Marla Laubisch coordinated, I joined up with 8 other artists to do demos of our work.  I thought I would share my technique on how I paint clouds:     I get so much inspiration and learn so much by watching other artists paint, that I am really looking forward to seeing all the artist’s demos. Be sure to visit the other artists participating in…

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Sunsets and Snow

Today was the first day that I spent a full day in my studio in weeks. I missed it.  Terribly! When I went to the studio this morning, it was dark (5:30 am), cold, and icy and snowy outside.  I was thinking about what to paint today.  Yesterday, my husband sent me copies of pictures we took during one of our evening walks this past fall. These two pictures were taken on the same evening, about ten minutes apart. We had such a glorious fall.  The skies were clear, and each evening the sunsets were breathtaking. Since I woke…

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Cloth paper scissors studios feature

Cloth, Paper, Scissors Studio Magazine is one of my favorites. I love to pick it up at the bookstore and ogle over the studios where people create.  It is such a treat to peek inside artists studios and see where they do what they do.  I especially love to see their supplies and the creative ways they organize them. So I was very excited that my studio is featured in the Cloth Paper Scissors Studio Winter/2014 issue! This magazine is so cool….not only will you see artists studios and meet the artist, but each studio has a “Get the…

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