A few weeks ago I was paging through the enormous Winter catalog of our local high-end, up-scale mall: Somerset Collection. This "tome" is basically a super-charged glossy Vanity Fair magazine on steroids, with ads from Versace, Louis Vuitton, Prada, Burberry, Gucci, etc. You get the picture; it's our little slice of Beverly Hills' Rodeo Drive or Paris' Champs-Elysees right … Continue reading Continuous Line Drawing
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Welcome to 2017 dear followers! This typing thing is a bit difficult since my operation – think back to when you actually learned how to type in middle school and your fingers and wrist muscles were sore for the first few weeks because they hadn't been used before in that way. I can still picture my typing teacher … Continue reading Year in Review and Other Random Thoughts
When I was just a baby, we had a Volkswagen Beetle. It was 1970 and side-burns and "Bugs" were in fashion. Of course I don't remember the vehicle, other than seeing it in photographs and hearing that my Dad smashed the front-end not too long after he bought it. I have the small original photograph of the two … Continue reading Volkswagen Beetle
I have been distant from WordPress and blogging for quite some time. Life has been hectic but progress has been slow. The boys are both back in school and into the swing of things, my husband has been traveling internationally for work, and I've been recuperating from my left elbow replacement surgery on the 19th … Continue reading Portraits, Progress & Pain
For a few years now my ultimate goal was to turn my passion for painting into a small business. I had a plan in mind of how I would get there: Practice, practice, practice Create Logo Paint, paint, paint Build Website Paint, paint, paint Design Business Cards Paint, paint, paint Start Selling via commissions and … Continue reading Easy Does It…
Recently my mom and I battled the precipitous elements and ventured out to an outdoor art fair set in the quaint little downtown of a neighboring city. This was the second day of the fair, and as mentioned, the weather was not cooperating. Many of the artists had already packed up their tents and gone home, … Continue reading Art Fair
It's been almost exactly one year ago that we were in France. Seems so recent, yet so far away. Here are a few of my other photographs from the trip of a lifetime. Until we meet again. AuRevior ☺
Spotted this on Studio Mothers page. Priceless. My family can certainly relate to this!
Situated between the US and Canada, located within the Detroit River, is the recently renovated, island park named Belle Isle. It is currently managed as a state park by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) through a 30-year lease from the city of Detroit. At nearly 1000 acres, it is the largest city-owned park in the United States! Today, … Continue reading Belle Isle Park