Fall 2023 BIG News and announcments

This summer I made some big decisions. I have been having a nudging for awhile now that it was time for changes and over the next several months there will be a few.  I’ll lay them out below so you can follow along with the ones that interest you. 1. I am going back to…

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The perfect art gift to give – for the noticers

grandpa and grandson artwork

Art can take a seemingly simple, one second moment and add an importance to it. A remembering. Forever this sweet boy will have this image to look back on, knowing that in this moment… he was Grandpa’s whole world. ♥ It’s up to us to be the seers, the ones to witness and bring importance…

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New rabbit memorial portrait

rabbit remembrance art

Follow along and watch me paint and draw this sweet bunny rabbit.  This portrait was commissioned by a mom as a gift for her daughter, who lost her beloved pet rabbit. The rabbit had been a part of their family for over a decade.     I have new openings for pet portraits, (and people…

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February Pet Portrait Artwork Special

pet portrait artwork special for february 2023

I’m offering a special on pet portraits for February.  Dog, cats, birds, horses, gerbils, whatever furry friend that has stolen your heart. You can find prices, sizes, all the details here.     This special is for February 2023 only.   My business depends on reaching others by word of mouth, I thank you for sharing…

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New Portrait – Dad

I am so proud to present my newest portrait. Let me introduce you to my dad. 14 years ago my mom passed away unexpectedly, in the time since he’s stood by as we missed her, endlessly share memories of her… meanwhile he’s here. Never quite the same, but trying. Showing up in all his humanness…

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How many nurses do you know? My most important art yet…

nurse on front lines

Earlier this week I sent a text message checking in with my sisters, they are both nurses. One sister works in more of a clinical setting, the other is working on the front lines in the VA hospital.  We talked about our fears right now, a mental health check between the three of us, our…

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New portrait – Renee

I met Renee back in early March, I knew I had to draw her.  While drawing her portrait these are the words that came to me. I think most of us can identify with them:   Looking forward, Feeling the light and possibilities ahead. Strong. Learning to trust in herself. Powerful, beautiful woman.    …

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how to thank a future in-law for raising the love of your life – wedding cards

card set from bride and groom to give parents for wedding

There is that sacred time while dating, then engaged when your whole future is open in front of you. Possibilities abound, love overflowing, everything a bit glowy, a wedding to prepare. For me it was planning out a future with the greatest man I’ve ever known.   During the planning on my own wedding, which…

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