may 12 art sale preview

Despite putting a focus on custom paintings over the past 2-3 weeks, I also accumulated enough paintings to have an art sale before I work on the next round of commissions and the next series. ...

my other pennsylvania antique purchases

Before I get into today's post, I wanted to share that my next original art sale will be this Wednesday, May 12, 2021, at 10:00 am CST.  The paintings will be sold in my online shop HERE.  I'll be...

creative play | customizing a sketchbook

I've been spending a lot of time with my Kitchin sketchbooks, reading them, doing pencil studies of the sketches, and scanning each page.  Handling them has made me think about my own sketchbooks...

lessons from queen victoria’s sketchbooks

A few weeks ago, I was searching around for something short and inspiring to watch.  Maybe a documentary on an artist?  Or a short art lesson?  My curiosity was piqued when I spotted The Royal...

French chair from Dreamy Whites

Disclosure: This post is a part of an ongoing collaboration with my friend and business owner, Maria of Dreamy Whites.  Over the years, I have promoted Dreamy Whites as a paying customer in addition...
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five christmas suggestions…

five christmas suggestions…

This isn't a list of musts and shoulds.  I'm pretty sure we all have enough of those on our plate right now and we're eagerly awaiting the day when things slow down...Christmas is done, the presents...

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Marian Parsons - Miss Mustard Seed

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