Winter Themed Nature Junk Journal

After nearly 6 weeks I finally finished my Winter Themed Nature Junk Journal! It was so relaxing and stress relieving to just cut, tear, splatter paint and glue paper that I made the journal too thick. In the junk journaling world it’s called a “gator mouth”, which is a no-no, but that’s okay. I like... Continue Reading →

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Can you believe we are now in 2022? Time is just flying by and with that, I have made some changes to my site, starting with a new theme. I'm still finding my way around and will slowly add pages and new posts, so please bear with me. Sadly, when I downgraded... Continue Reading →

Pumpkin Still Life Pastel

It's been a minute since last I posted. I apologize, but time is just flying by! In a previous post I had mentioned that my next pastel painting would be a still life; and today I'd like to share it with you. Pumpkin Still Life Pastel is my last painting for this year. I realize... Continue Reading →

Rooster Shopping Bag

Shopping Bags are so handy! I created this one using my digital illustration of a colorful Rooster! Rooster Shopping Bag is one that is perfect for hauling groceries or those great finds at the Farmers Market. It's lightweight and has a flap on the side with a snap to fold for storage and is reusable.... Continue Reading →

Mini White Water Pastel

Well, I'm back to share with you a painting I did while on a recent camping trip. I titled the piece Mini White Water Pastel because it is about a place on the river that had some mini whitewater. I set up my easel next to the water's edge and had the most delightful day... Continue Reading →

Mona Lisa Stargazer Lily

Summer is winding down and so are the Lillies in my flower garden. Before they were gone I painted a Mona Lisa Stargazer Lily in pastel. They are beautiful Lillies! Here's a peek in the garden: This is the second year of growth for these Mona Lisa Stargazer Lillies so they haven't spread much. Their... Continue Reading →

Late Morning Orienpet Lillies

These last few weeks I've been working on and off on a few pastel paintings of my Late Morning Orienpet Lillies. Mine are of the Alusta Hybrid variety. This year was spectacular and there were around 12 stalks of plants, since they spread every year. Here's a pic of the garden in full bloom: The... Continue Reading →

Summer Rain Pastel Painting

Summer Rain Pastel is about those great evening thunderstorms that happen during the summer. We haven't had many thunderstorms this year and the last time it rained was the beginning of May. So, in memory of my favorite summertime weather, I painted a pastel of a great storm that happened across the lake from us... Continue Reading →

Sunset in the Park Pastel

Sunset in the Park is this week's pastel work and is part of my ongoing series called The Beauty of Idaho. For those who are new here, I started a landscape series in pastel, on Feb. 25 this year, as a tribute to our beautiful state of Idaho. This new work depicts a sunset in... Continue Reading →

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