Archive for October, 2008

friend me!

October 28, 2008

I’m on Facebook now and Twitter as well, so, feel free to friend me!  Still getting the hang of those sites, but, it’s been fun so far!

http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1401564908&ref=profile

http://twitter.com/tagscats

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new Etsy treasury

October 28, 2008

Check out this Etsy treasury I managed to grab and curate this afternoon, it runs until Wednesday evening.  Features artists from EBSQ, WWAO, Interior Design Team, and Vast Team.  In honor of my black cats and in celebration of Halloween. 🙂

http://www.etsy.com/treasury_list.php?room_id=17621

Another beautiful Etsy treasury

October 26, 2008

Stop by and check out all the great art in this Etsy treasury, put together by a fellow EBSQ artist Torrie Smiley, and be sure to check out her Etsy shop as well!  She was nice enough to include my pumpkin amongst all these treasures!

http://www.etsy.com/treasury_list_west.php?room_id=30316

I’m in this Etsy treasury, woo hoo!

October 25, 2008

Well, I’m not in the treasury, but, my cat butt tile is!  Check out all the amazing EBSQ artists featured in this one!

http://www.etsy.com/treasury_list.php?room_id=17030

featured in this Etsy treasury!

October 24, 2008

My new little pumpkin painting has been featured amongst some other fabulous artwork in this Etsy treasury!  Check it out!

http://www.etsy.com/treasury_list_west.php?room_id=30055

 

new little still…

October 22, 2008

Finished this little 6×6 still life while at the art show at Living Gardens a few weeks back.  Figured I might as well be arty and paint while sitting there, right?  This was fun, lots of texture and layers of color, I had fun with my palette knife!

For sale on Etsy now!

http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=16477524

new art on Etsy

October 15, 2008

A bee and poppy painting.  10×10 oils on gallery wrapped canvas.

http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=16232638

poodle commissions

October 15, 2008

Finished up these two commissions last night.  Portraits of two beautiful black standard poodles.  Barron was described to me as the wise one…..here is his portrait….it’s 8×10 oils on canvas…

 

And this is Max, described as the goof.  I loved painting them both!  This one is 8×10 as well.

I’ll be at this art festival tomorrow!

October 10, 2008

Harvest Art Market Oct. 11th at Living Art Water Gardens

Living Art Water Gardens Inc.

 2nd Annual Harvest Art Market

Great Fall Family Event!
 
Shop Our Beautiful Grounds While Local Artisans Offer A Wide Variety Of Art Media!
 
 Great Door Prizes at Every Booth!
 
Belgium Mums $6.00 or 3 For $15.00
 
Pumpkin Painting
 
Pumpkins, Cornstalks & Gourds Right From The Farm For Sale!
 
Free Cider & Doughnuts!
 
Great In-store Gallery Sales!
 
Aquatic Plants, Buy One, Get One 50% Off
 
Decorative Pond Fish, Buy One, Get One 50% Off
 
FREE EVENT!

SATURDAY OCTOBER 11th, 9am to 6pm
 
Living Art Water Gardens Inc.

At Artisans Cove
220 Old Highway 431, Hampton Cove, Al 35763
Across From Hampton Cove Elementary School

 

Stop by and say hi!!

they like me, they really like me!

October 9, 2008

I’m excited to share that I received a Member’s Mention award in the Bi-annual Spam and Trout show on EBSQ!  www.ebsqart.com/ArtShows/sh_182.htm  The prospectus?  Anything goes, as long as both Spam and trout are represented!

It’s my first time entering this quirky show, and I’m so glad I did!  Check out all the great artists and entries…my friend Vicky Knowles won Member’s Choice!  Her entry is fabulous, congrats Vicky!!

Here is mine, a digital photograph…..I originally wanted to photograph a still life of spam and trout, with an old master’s feel to it. The raw fish, sliced lemons, knife, as if someone is having a glass of wine at the end of the day and getting ready to prepare dinner. And just in case it doesn’t turn out, one can always pop open a can of Spam, right? However, what often happens in my household, a cat has to get involved, and in this case, that cat is Nikki. Spam or trout for dinner? Well, I think it’s quite clear what Nikki’s choice is… Guess I’m having Spam tonight…