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It's an Art Sale!

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It's an Art Sale!

Art Sale This Weekend! I’m having an art sale this weekend! I’ve been painting again, and it’s time to make send these pretties out into the world. Here are some of the nice things people have said about shopping with me… J on Dec 22, 2020 5 out of 5 stars These cards are absolutely gorgeous! Came very very quickly and packaged securely. Thank you so much :) Item: Sunflower and Bird Thank You Card in A2 folded card size, pack of 5 with envelopes and I know things don’t always go perfectly. But, I try my best to keep buyers...

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Juicy June Progress

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Juicy June Progress

Juicy June UpdateWe're more than halfway through Juicy June, an effort started by Este MacLeod to brighten up our Instagram feeds with art in every color of the rainbow. And as you can see, I've been painting right along on some miniature canvases! I've painted little suns, and mini-pineapples, a peace dove, fast food items, a sweet pale pink flamingo, and a somewhat boastful giraffe. And now these little visual delights are in the shop. I'm trying to clear a bit of room in my studio, raising funds for the next workshop, so I'm offering them up for sale first...

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Summer & June Gloom

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My Summer Finch for the Finch & Foxglove site! Did you know about June Gloom in Southern California? I just learned about it at the end of last month. I actually really like it! So what is it? It's this weather phenomenon where clouds form over the ocean along the coast and the winds move these clouds onto land creating a foggy, cool atmosphere. I LOVE the cool mornings! All this talk of beach and clouds and such has me all in a tizzy making artwork about fish and water! Did you see my new summer finch up top? It's...

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Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

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Don't know what to cook tonight?  How about Butternut Squash Soup?! I'm just mentioning it because I completed a really fun illustration for They Draw & Cook, and wanted to share it with you all. So, if you do want to make the soup, it's really simple...

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Chicken Picnic

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This is my final piece from the Make Art That Sells Course (Part B).  It was a revelation for me to just do what I do in response to a brief, and use my icons that were created on a whim earlier this year and then put it all together.  It's a revelation to just be in a flow and making work. I asked my teammates from Finch & Foxglove for feedback and adjusted accordingly.  It's been really nice to be able to get into a groove and feel like you had a place to turn for a dialogue about...

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