Pastel

Oh, Hello

For my sweet beautiful niece Courtney who loves wolves. Ah-oooo!

Greek Vase & Dummy

This is a second still-life piece from the Intermediate Drawing Class at PCCA.  I did the initial drawing in class …

Sosua, Dominican Republic

Our family recently took a trip to the Dominican Republic. It was heaven on earth and I had a really …

Red Jacket

Red Jacket was a still life assignment in class.  I usually don’t care for painting a still life subject, but …

Fall

I love fall! The cooler weather, the light breezes, the sun shining, the myriad of colors all work together to …

Ireland

My friend Sheila and her husband recently took a trip to Ireland. Upon seeing some of her photos, I was …

Rain

I’ll admit it, I love Facebook. Besides keeping in touch with friends and family, I learn so much from interesting …

Venice

In between learning to paint with oils, I needed to create something in a familiar medium, to remind myself that …

Yellow House

For this assignment we each chose a photograph to use for inspiration. Our teacher, Lois Jones, is teaching us how …

Bailey Rae 2009-2013

In Spring 2013 I began taking classes at the Paint Creek Center for the Arts. We mostly do quick still-life …

Tribute to Van Gogh

I took a break for about a year and a half to be with my boys. Eventually, I ventured back …

The Beach

In May of 2006 I found out that we were expecting baby boy number two. Dylan would be three in …

I’m Watching You

I had spent so much time focusing on the tiny details in my pastel paintings that I wanted to approach …

Shut Your Mouth!

I love frogs! Especially the bright beautiful Amazon frogs with a multitude of colors. While looking through magazines for my …

Double Rainbow

Now that I had two successful pen and ink drawings under my belt, it was time to try something new. …