Monthly Archives: December 2012

Happy Holidays! {and I am taking a break from blogging for the next two weeks}

Hello my friends – Are you ready for Christmas and New Years? I had big plans to keep juggling preparations for the upcoming holidays while also being especially productive in the studio. However, this morning I realized it would be best for my sanity to take a break from blogging, and return in the New […]

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The Bountiful Observations Series {end of year review}

As we are near the end of the year, I thought it would be fun to highlight some of my favorite paintings from this series. Dandelions In a Private Collection This composition embraces my personal philosophy on art and beauty, in that even ordinary things have the potential of being remarkable. Here are common dandelions, weeds to […]

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Tone on Tone {Friday Inspiraton}

{a beautiful wall in the store} A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to visit Loi Thai’s Swedish antiques store, Tone on Tone, in Bethesda, MD. A beautiful store full of predominantly Swedish furniture, antique creamware, and antique botanical illustrations. While there I fell in love with all the creamware, especially a grouping of […]

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Gingerbread Man Cookie Ornaments

This December I became a bit concerned about how to decorate the Christmas tree because we have a large collection of glass ornaments. And now that Naomi is a toddler, and that she gets into EVERYTHING, I feared for her safety with a tree full of glass ornaments and I did not like the idea […]

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December’s Bounty

December’s Bounty {8″ x 8″ (20.3 x 20.3 cm) – oil on canvas panel} SOLD Sometimes a painting just comes together. Last week I focused on another painting for this series, but my heart was not in it, and it did not express the feelings I have for this festive month. I wanted to create […]

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