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To all the piggy lovers out there…You know who you are.

Just days ago, my hubby and I were on a cruise where I met so many lovely art collectors who happen to share my affinity for the adorable piggy.  Yes, actual pigs.  I LOVE THEM!!!  One of my paintings, which was being auctioned off, had 3 little piglets at the bottom and everyone seemed to

To all the piggy lovers out there…You know who you are.2022-11-23T16:43:19+00:00

Behind the Neon Scenes

Hi there! I wanted to share a little behind the scenes on my recent project.  I’m giving you allll the details that lead to the finished product above. That’s right: the good, the bad, and the absolutely drop dead you-can’t-miss-this gorgeous! It started with a phone call… “We’re looking for a company to create the

Behind the Neon Scenes2022-09-08T15:47:11+00:00

I Followed My Nose to the Birds and Blooms

Blooms!! I have no doubt you’ve heard me talk about my love of flowers and how much I miss them here in Vegas.  While roses are fairly prevalent, favorites like dahlias, peonies, ranunculus are pretty much non existent.  Sigh.  So I went against my better judgement and decided to purchase a few bulbs - peonies

I Followed My Nose to the Birds and Blooms2022-05-15T02:53:54+00:00

Happy In Business

Running your own creative business?  What makes you happy about what you do?  Let’s find out in this ‘Happy In Business’ worksheet. Download Worksheet

Happy In Business2022-04-18T21:09:15+00:00

Long Time Coming

I've been an artist a long time now.  It's been years since I first learned to oil paint on a Pasadena hill top in Peter Liashkov's class at Art Center.  Let me tell you, those first few paintings were really terrible.  They were from a live model and I really had no idea what I

Long Time Coming2022-01-30T02:56:52+00:00

Pricing Webinar

As artists, one of the most difficult things we have to do is price our work, or work with a client to negotiate the fee that we want. It’s tricky and it can be frustrating, but you can 100% set yourself up for success and I’m going to show you how. Click to watch

Pricing Webinar2021-12-24T23:16:57+00:00

Planner Pages

Happy December Friends.  I have 4 New Pages for your Planner this month!!!  Appointments, I’m Amazing Because, ABC Problem Solving, and Daily Reflection

Planner Pages2021-12-24T22:56:54+00:00

Free Webinar – How to get the Prices you Deserve

As artists, one of the most difficult things we have to do is price our work, or work with a client to negotiate the fee that we want. It’s tricky and it can be frustrating, but you can 100% set yourself up for success and I’m going to show you how.

Free Webinar – How to get the Prices you Deserve2021-12-24T23:09:48+00:00

November Calendar Wallpapers

My November Calendar Wallpapers are perfect for the cooler, cozy weather. I’m completely wrapped up in this lush trailing vine floral that reminds me so much of the pretty Autumn Holidays. Download for your desktop, phone, or tablet. Desktop 1920x1080 2560x1600 5120x2880 Tablet iPad mini iPad Pro

November Calendar Wallpapers2022-09-15T17:16:44+00:00

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