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Dog Face Mask

Hi all! Here is a dog face design I created for face masks - it also comes on totes, tapestries, fleece blankets, coffee cups, pillows and more so take a look around while there if you like. The mask is $13.50 with free shipping. Hope everyone is doing well!! And here is my sexy red… Continue reading Dog Face Mask

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Sexy Red Lips Face Mask

Hi everyone. A few days ago I got to thinking that since we all have to wear face masks now, we might as well make it fun. I decided I'd start making nose and lip designs to go on face masks with different looks. This is my first design. I have plenty more ideas I'll… Continue reading Sexy Red Lips Face Mask

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Face Masks With My Art Printed On Them Available Now!!

I just learned that my print-on-demand art service (Fine Art America) is now offering face masks with art printed on them!! I will include a few of the face masks with my art below. It is a process to get each one of my designs available for the face mask option so please be on… Continue reading Face Masks With My Art Printed On Them Available Now!!

art, Being Self Employed, Self Improvement, Writing

Making a Decision and Committing To It

How many times have you started to work on a goal all to abandon it because it wasn't making progress quick enough? Or worse yet, you didn't even start because it felt impossible. I've done it way too much. To the point where I'm simply doing a daily routine and surviving. That is not how… Continue reading Making a Decision and Committing To It

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’68 Charger Painting

I am critical of this in many ways, but thought I'd post it for entertainment's sake.  Obviously I'm not a realist artist.  I've self-taught myself over the years and go through phases where I can't paint enough.  I first learned to tole paint from instruction books in my 20's.  That evolved over the years to… Continue reading ’68 Charger Painting

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Playful Pig Painting + Symbolism

I'm really loving choosing my subject and colors to paint from strips of paper in a cup.  Today's subject was Pig with the colors pink, purple and teal.  You'll also see some grey, white and black - I allow myself to use white and black along with the chosen colors, and if I want to… Continue reading Playful Pig Painting + Symbolism

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Colorful Houses Painting w/Notes

I've been painting a lot lately and enjoying it.  It's helping me get through some difficult times.  When I paint, all I think about is painting.  Is there anything you do that gets you through difficult times? Here is today's painting.  I've been admiring the work of Georges Rouault so I imitated his style. Sometimes… Continue reading Colorful Houses Painting w/Notes

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Clematis Impressionism Painting

This is a new painting I completed today of clematis (I think Nelly Moser).  I took a photo of one at a friend's BBQ a few years ago and this is my impression of it. It is 5″ x 7″ and painted on stretched canvas with acrylics. I just listed it as an auction on… Continue reading Clematis Impressionism Painting

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Rose Bouquet Impressionism Painting

This is a new painting I completed today of a rose bouquet.  I took a picture of a rose bouquet my daughter bought me a few years ago and this is my impression of it. It is 5" x 7" and painted on stretched canvas with acrylics. I just listed it as an auction on… Continue reading Rose Bouquet Impressionism Painting

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Elephant Pastel Drawing

I never know if pastel art should be called a drawing or a painting.  Any thoughts? Pastels are fairly new to me and I'm still trying to get the hang of it.  I'm used to painting with acrylics. This is a new piece of oil pastel art I completed today of an elephant. It is… Continue reading Elephant Pastel Drawing

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Tropical Whimsical Lighthouse Art

Just sharing another art trading card I did back in the day.  I used acrylics and colored pencils. I love lighthouses, especially whimsical ones. Check out more of my art here I LOVE connecting with you!  Conversation starters for comments: Share your art from your blog What’s your favorite medium and why? What’s your favorite style… Continue reading Tropical Whimsical Lighthouse Art

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Winter Whimsical Owl Art

This is another art trading card painting I did back in 2006 with acrylics and colored pencil. I love owls. My daughter got off work one night and there was a big light-colored one standing on a car two cars away looking at her. Her co-worker took a picture and she sent it to me… Continue reading Winter Whimsical Owl Art

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Snowman Art

This is another art trading card I did in 2006 that I sold on eBay.  An art trading card is 2.5" x 3.5" and an inexpensive and fun way to collect art.  I painted this in acrylics and used colored pencils for some of the details. Check out more of my art here I LOVE connecting… Continue reading Snowman Art

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Santa Christmas Art

Just sharing one of my earliest paintings. It's an ATC (artist trading card) painting I did back in 2006.  I sold it on eBay and don't remember what it sold for. I used acrylic paint and colored pencils. Artist trading cards are 2.5" x 3.5". They are a fun and inexpensive way to collect art.… Continue reading Santa Christmas Art

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In Progress: Rooster Impressionism in Oil Pastel

I am a self-taught artist. Years ago before divorce happened I painted nearly every day. My preferences then were color and whimsy and I used acrylics and colored pencils. Then divorce happened and I haven't been able to paint as much due to working full time. It's been about 12 years since divorce & my… Continue reading In Progress: Rooster Impressionism in Oil Pastel