Quintuple

Prismacolor premier colored pencils on Strathmore toned paper, 8×10

Two Sweeties

Prismacolor colored pencil on Strathmore Bristol Board, 8×10

Commissioned work of two lovely pups, rendered from photos provided by the customer.

Bear the Cat

The most loyal cat in the world. Seriously the coolest feline. #catsrule #petportrait

Bear Cat

Windsor and Newton watercolor pans and Arteza watercolor brush pens on Strathmore cold press paper

Commission in Progress

Finally making progress with a commissioned painting of two chickens. Acrylics on cold press #140. #chickenpainting #acrylic #animalart

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Spirit

Meet Spirit! A beautiful Pitt mix I’ve just finished drawing. This commissioned piece took me about five hours to complete. I used Prismacolor colored pencils on Strathmore Bristol board.

#coloredpencil #petportrait

Cat Eyes in Ballpoint (WIP)

I’ve been sort of into ballpoint pen art lately, and it’s sort of funny, but I remember the typical Bic being the go-to artist utensil all through grade school.  I probably have hundreds of drawings and notebook covers displaying my artistic doodles in black and blue ink.  So, I did some research about the best ballpoint pens, and decided to to try out the Zebra F-301 black ballpoint (average cost at the local Walmart for a 2-pack is just under $4).  I like the pen, but the ink balls up sometimes and then transfers to the drawing, which bugs me.  On the other hand, I think it gives the drawing character too.

Cat WIP

So, this is what I’ve drawn so far.  I used a copy write free image from www.pixabay.com.  I can see errors in the layout, but I’m sticking with it 🙂

Cat Nap

I might have been the only mother in the world who just wanted a couple of hours alone on Mother’s Day. My husband took my boys to the playground for an hour or so, and I miraculously created this tiny painting. There’s a Member’s show coming up, and I desperately wanted something new to enter into it.

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So here is Cat Nap, acrylics on Masonite, 4.5″ x 4.5″. I have to finish up the edges, and maybe fix the ear that bugs me, but only if time allows. I will say, an hour alone with the radio and some paints certainly fixed my mood!