Pet Portraits

As an artist, people ask me to do a portrait of their beloved pet. As a dog lover, how can I turn that down, knowing how much our animals mean to us. They end up being a very treasured memory. Here ar...

First Snowfall

Being stuck inside the house, after Atlanta was shut down because of  “Snowmageddon”, does have it’s perks. Nothing to do but paint down in the studio being one of them. After the b...

2013- My Year in Review

This truly has been a growing and evolving year in my art career and I am so grateful for each moment! My intention for 2013 was to devote more time and energy to painting, getting into juried shows a...

Garden Entrance

GARDEN ENTRANCE The beautiful island of Mykonos, Greece was again my inspiration for Garden Entrance. Strolling down the streets and alleyways there, I saw paintings in my minds eye in every entrance ...

Blue Shed

Painted at McDaniel Farm in Lawrenceville, GA, I was lucky enough to win a Merit award from the Southeastern Pastel Society and 2nd place from the IAPS web show....

Travel

Whenever I travel, my husband jokes with me about how many photos I take. Reference photos are my crutch since I am always looking for something to paint. All I have to do is go back to my Aperture li...

Water Scenes

As a landscape painter, I enjoy including streams, lakes, and rivers into my paintings. The reflections off the water add that extra dimension to a painting....

Charleston

A couple years back, I joined 10 artists for a week in Charleston to paint plein air. We rented a house on the beach and every morning we awoke to the most beautiful sunrise over the ocean. Then onto ...

Hilton Head

Two of my painting buddies, Jill and Barbara, and I went on a girls trip to Hilton Head. Jill’s mother has a condo there so were able to paint all day. What a luxury!...

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 ...