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Painting Bottles – and a ‘How-To’

Well, since this is /already/ a hobby of mine - I wasn't going to let the wordpress prompt of the day go to waste: Bottle. I was in a cafe, saw a candle stuck in an old prosecco bottle, and... Continue Reading →

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Fairy Slipper – Follow the Painting

Another Follow the Painting post! This one is a little simpler than the foxy little fellow I did in my last painting post. As a rule, wildflowers will always be simpler than creatures with hair. As always, start with a... Continue Reading →

Foxy Details – Follow the Painting

  Here, we have another follow-the-painting post! Woohoo! My pixie-in-law¬†liked a pin on Pinterest, it popped up in my notifications, and I. Fell. In. Love! She loves foxes, I love foxes, and a related image just swept through my imagination... Continue Reading →

Follow the Painting – Mini Roses

I've been steadily adding to my collection of little gouache paintings. I'm sticking with the nature theme for now, and it's working really well. I thought you might like to see a little bit of my artistic process, so I... Continue Reading →

Bubble Seasons: a painting story

I got to do something very grown-up and artistic this month. I got a right fancy¬†art commission - like, when someone actually asks you to do a painting and wants to pay you for it. It made me feel like... Continue Reading →

Wedding Bells – a.k.a. screaming ascent from chaos: a painting story

It's been a while since I've talked about art around here, and that's about to change. Mostly, it's because I've been loafing around doing silly things like working, writing, and plotting out my next series of novels... and because this... Continue Reading →

Painting Bottles

I rather stumbled into a new hobby this autumn: painting bottles. This is not a thing I saw on the internet or something from Pinterest (which, as we all know, is where 99.99999% of inspiration comes from). I was in... Continue Reading →

Sailing into a painting

I recently posted a few of my ship paintings on Instagram, one of which was a piece I did for my soon-to-be sister-in-law. I've always enjoyed taking little snapshots of a work-in-progress, but this time, I was careful to document... Continue Reading →

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