Sunflowers on Majors

  I love it when the sunflowers are in bloom. This field of sunflowers, a few miles from my house, are all in bloom in late August. The family who owns it, sells them on an honor system, leaving ...

Oil studies

Getting back into oils, I painted a few oil studies plein air.  ...

IAPS 2013- Terri Ford Workshop

IAPS 2013   It’s been a few days since I’ve come home from my wonderful week at the IAPS 2013 convention in Albuquerque, NM. IAPS (International Association of Pastel Societies) is held every...

Linger Longer

Linger Longer There is a wonderful field and horse pasture, by my house, that I drive by often. Every time I pass by, this one particular tree captures my eye. Each time I see it, the color and leaves...

Sunset Over the Atlantic

Sunset Over the Atlantic pastel 16 x 20 Getting dressed to get ready for dinner on our vacation cruise, Don, my husband, called me to the outside balcony. WOW! What a magnificent sunset! Mesmerized, I...

Donkey Ride

Arriving at the Greek island of Santorini by ship, you have either 2 ways to get up to the enormous cliff face to the beautiful city of Fira and Oia up top.  The nice easy way is by cable car from th...

ArtsCool Scholarship

Ashley with her winning painting It was my privilege and pleasure to be able to donate a scholarship to one of the winners of Anita’s ArtsCool Art Contest in Buford, GA. to Ashley Duren, a fifth gra...

My Passions

St. Ives Par 3 – 11 x 14 Long ago I have discovered that it is more important to do what you love and make that a priority. To find an activity, a passion, that provides pleasure, harmony, and i...

Mykonos Shopping Day

Wandering down the main streets of Mykonos, an island off the coast of Greece, I literally stopped dead in my tracks coming upon this little clothing shop. It reminded me of my childhood, seeing cloth...

My New Beginning- 1st Blog

After keeping a journal for years, I should be good at this. However, I am completely intimidated to put my thoughts out there in blogger world. What to write? How to articulate just what to say in an...