A mixed media artist and decorative artist, there is not a technique or surface that does not interest me! I should probably be a little more focused but diversity in mediums, surfaces and techniques has kept my interest and creative process expanding over the years.
Never one to sit still after art school I dabbled in glass etching in commercial buildings and residential homes. Until the birth of my first child, which way laid my art endeavors for nearly eleven years and I stumbled upon decorative painting. A way to channel my creative yearning even though I was too exhausted to actually "think". Following others drawing patterns and painting instructions decorative painting satisfied my muse until my children were older and I had more energy to devote to my art. Now with an empty nest and the down turn in the economy I have so much more time to entertain my muse with all sorts of creative energy! So stay tuned you never know what you find posted in my blog or for sale in the Etsy shop!
Floral Fantasy is a new series that I have been working on and this is the first piece in this series. The gourd, of course, was cleaned and cut out. I always clean seal the interior of the gourd first … Continue reading →
Sometimes when I look at this blank screen it is similar to starting a painting on a blank white canvas! So I decided to start this with a photo of one of my latest creations – a giraffe I made … Continue reading →
In one week ( February 26-28) the Florida Gourd show will be at the Azan Shrine Center in Eau Gallie Florida. I feel so fortunate that it is held so close to home. There are gourd growers from all over … Continue reading →
A new year 2016, and I sure hope it is a good one, 2015 was full of some not so good surprises, so hopefully we will have none of that this year! First of all a big thank-you to all … Continue reading →
Always a great art show the Sebastian Riverview Fine Art and Music Festival will be held on January 16th and 17th this year. Located on Indian River Drive by Riverview Park in the City of Sebastian is the setting for … Continue reading →
Ahhh it is December, the very last month of the year, and it sure did go quickly. And here in Florida today it feels like summer! We have had rain every morning and around 8 am the sun comes out … Continue reading →
When I can spend an entire afternoon doing nothing but working in my studio I am so happy !! And that is what I did today I finished working on Christmas ornaments and some Santas . Since I had started … Continue reading →