art, Musings

Presidential Portraits and Artists Statements

Its every artists’ dream to create something that is well received, and to earn a living off of doing something that they love. The latest Presidential portraits are evidence of this. These portraits are not your typical portraits of presidents and their first ladies, but they are not the first unique ones. I remember visiting… Continue reading Presidential Portraits and Artists Statements


Delivering and Shipping Art

How do you deliver a painting? If its in person, I put some type of bow on it, or wrap it in clear cellophane. This is depending upon size. Most people have splurged to buy art, so I like to make my art look like a present.     One of my least favorite things… Continue reading Delivering and Shipping Art

art, inspiration


Being an artist requires a lot of things, and one of those is inspiration. It is perhaps one of the most important things that an artist can have. Without it, it is difficult to create. For me anyways….. With that being said, I am lucky to live about 3 miles from the border of Rhode… Continue reading Inspiration

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Artist in training…

That's what I consider myself to be.   I enjoy learning, but honestly sometimes I get overwhelmed by how much work it is to be an artist.  I started my working career, as a Civil Designer, working for a local casino.  After being laid off, with support from my hubby, I began painting. Always learning.....… Continue reading Artist in training…

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Commissions, Plein Air and Sunflowers

  Commissions are wonderful, and I am always grateful for them.  I have had a few people send me a photo to create a painting from, and I am working on them now.  One is of the Charles W Morgan, and one is Cinderella's castle.  I have about 4 commissions going right now,  and I… Continue reading Commissions, Plein Air and Sunflowers