Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Scavenger Hunt Items

Some of my plants I painted for the Scavenger Hunt on Wetcanvas.  Two varieties of Prayer Plant, a piece of my Creeping Charley, and one of my African Violets.

Monday, July 20, 2015

Joan in California

My friend Joan Tavolott was in California for a family wedding.  I think she went out every day with her sisters to paint.  One of the posted a photo of Joan sitting on a curb painting.  After I saw it, I just had to paint it.  It is in my Moleskine Watercolor Sketchbook.  In Watercolors. 

Monday, July 06, 2015

The Virtual Paintout for July

Since the URLs aren't working for the paintings I am doing for the Virtual Paintout, I will be posting them here and my Facebook.  The rule for the Virtual Paintout says I have to include the URL.  I even tried to open the long URL and that didn't work either.  Drat.

So here are two more paintings for The Virtual Paintout for July which is in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA.  Watercolor, colored pencil, and pen in my Moleskine Watercolor Sketchbook.

Sunday, July 05, 2015

Mailboxes in Santa Fe

For the Virtual Paintout.  I found these mailboxes in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA.  Something about a bunch of mailboxes all in a row just draws me in.  These are done in watercolor, colored pencils, and pen.  5x14 inches.  Full double page in my Moleskine Watercolor Sketchbook.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

On the Water

Watercolors and pen.  In my Moleskine Watercolor Book.  Photo from Google Street View.

Blue Bird of Happiness

I did this little Bluebird this morning. Photo by Dave Slaughter of Wetcanvas. 4x8 inches in Moleskine Watercolor book. Watercolors, colored pencils, and pen.

Saturday, June 27, 2015


A friend's family dog passed a few weeks ago and today I painted a picture for them.  This is BG painted with watercolors and colored pencils.  On 9x13 inch watercolor paper.

Friday, June 19, 2015

Happy Blog Birthday

Today is the 9th birthday of my blog.  When I first started, I was really excited to share with others.  I still am excited to share but not sure how many are actually reading the posts.  

When I started blogging, Katherine Tyrrell told me that a lot of blogs never made it past the first year.  I used that incentive to keep myself blogging even when I didn't feel like it.  I only post about once a month now but I still love keeping it going.  

I do appreciate all the 100 people who have joined my blog.  I have gotten to know many really nice people and have made some really close friends.  In fact two are like sisters to me.  One is in North Carolina, USA (T) and the other is in Queensland, Australia (Sue).  I am tremendously thankful for both of these wonderful women.  I don't know what I ever did without them. 

 I had two brothers growing up and never really wanted a sister.  I think I was too selfish with my stuff and wouldn't have wanted to share like my brothers had to.  But I found two that are keepers.

Thanks to all for sharing my journey thru the blog world.  Thanks for sharing my journey thru art.  And thanks for reading my ramblings (at times) and for leaving comments.  I hope to keep up my blogging for many years to come.