Monday, February 23, 2009

And the Winnner is......

Patricia of Pve Design is the winner of the painting below! Thank you so much to everyone who entered and I do plan to do this Giveaway again in the near future. It is a pleasure to give back to those who inspire us everyday! Please check out her site and her beautiful illustrations. Her feature today is on Barbie's 50th! This is the new Judith doll dancing Revelations with the Alvin Auley Dance Company. Don't you love it?!

Monday, February 16, 2009

Golden Glow Giveaway

This is the painting I created for my new giveaway in honor of the friends who have given me support and encouragement. I am very excited to participate in the Kansas City Artists Coalition event this weekend. This event helps to promote artists and the arts in Kansas City.

Also please go and visit Simply Seleta for her insightful, exceptional inspiration; and her Fabulous Friday Giveaway.

I am posting early so everyone has a chance to read and reply. This is an original 12 x 12 oil painting on gallery wrapped canvas.

To enter the contest for an opportunity to win:

1)Reply to this post on my art site with your thoughts......

2)Why you look forward to Fridays

3) Your favorite weekend plans

4) Do this by 10:00 CT this Sunday evening the 22nd

The Winning Entry will be drawn on Monday

Thank you for participating! I look forward to your comments.

It will be interesting to see how we all enjoy either playing, relaxing, or rejuvenating.

Friday, February 13, 2009

Fabulous Friday

Have a Happy and Dreamy Valentines Day! My friend Seleta at Simply Seleta has started a brilliant post and it is called Fabulous Friday. She is giving away a gift from the Mac Beth Collection to three fortunate winners. In the meantime I will also come up with a special gift to give in the next week or so.So come back to visit and spread the word!

I usually create art on larger canvases, however I have been sketching with watercolor pencils in the evening to relax and take time to be grateful.

Wednesday, February 11, 2009


Many of us are focusing more on our homes and making them truly comfortable. An "undesigned" look is to have your own special momentos and cherished items where you can enjoy them every day. The benefit is that these items calm us and bring back memories! You see three shelves from one of my bookcases with art, gifts, books, and precious family photos. I also add, change and move my decor and furnishings around at a whim!

Monday, February 2, 2009

Blues for the Blues

Although it is winter in Kansas City, I am painting in some of my favorite color palettes to bring those memories of warm waters and sunny warmth. Wearing bright colors or a scarf, earrings that brighten. Attending Art Exhibits. What are you doing to chase away those winter blues?

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