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Inktober - Your 2022 Art Calendar

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Inktober - Your 2022 Art Calendar

I've been recording the process of my Inktober drawings this year, that has been interesting and different. It's fun telling a very short story with each drawing. You can hear the stories with each drawing here. This is my 5th year of Inktober. Sometimes I give the drawings away, sometimes (often) they turn into full paintings, sometimes (like last year) they inspire a WHOLE NEW collection of paintings!   I don't love this year's drawings, so far, but I'm just warming up :) Here is a video sampling of the first 5. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~     I have official photographs of...

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Struggling With Likeness & 2022 Calendars 🧡

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Struggling With Likeness & 2022 Calendars 🧡

Today's Notes: ►Capturing Likeness►2022 Calendars are ready for pre-order!   It's fun to be inspired by specific families, their stories and their photos. I have created many 100s of custom paintings and have had clients send zero photos (just descriptions) up to 190 photos! Sometimes mothers share full birth stories, and others share only names and/or ages.   I draw from what I get AND from what I have inside. It's a challenge that I like. Sometimes I have 25 customs in process at a time, and sometimes just one. They all get their fair share of my time and heart, I...

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New Inspiration & Donations 🧡

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New Inspiration & Donations 🧡

►Inspiration & Round Paintings  ►Auction Results  ►New Combos - Most Loved Choices  ►2022 Calendar Pre-Order   What has inspired YOU lately? Inspiration is such a funny thing – it smacks us upside the head at the weirdest quickest moments. Last week I added some round icons to my web banner (see below), and I loved them! Then one of my favorite collectors drew my attention back to them a few days ago and inspiration HIT! I had an urge to do some round paintings! I love seeing my paintings cropped into circles (thus stickers, magnets and pendants), so this was bound...

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Birthstone Pendants & Ornaments for Holiday Gifts

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Something special for 2020 – something vibrant and gorgeous to brighten up all of our days. Having these bright keepsakes around my studio has brought in so much light. I’ve really adored designing these for you. Birthstone-themed customizable glass art pendants and ornaments are ready! 1) Go get your pendant and ornament2) Choose your number of children3) Choose your birthstone (or favorite!) color4) […]

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Here & Now, Calendars & Care Packages

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Last week’s Here & Now Collection release was awesome! See all of the girls here! Most originals have sold and many prints are available. My FAVORITE painting is still available, can you guess which one it is? Maybe she’ll be your favorite, too Did the one you want already sell? I will create a new original […]

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