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My Summer in Vail

My Summer in Vail

This summer has been particularly busy for my art business. I landed a spot in the Vail Farmers Market in the Perch tent. For the past 3 Sundays I have worked at the tent selling my watercolor sketches and pinned hearts. This has been such a fun experience meeting so many wonderful people and the Perch girls are the be...
Photo Sesh

Photo Sesh

Last Friday I had the best time in my studio with Aaron Patton!   Minted had asked me to upload some professional photos to my online store with them.  Wait, I don't have any professional photos!  Getting my picture taken is not my favorite thing to do but Aaron made it a lot of fun!  
WARNING!  This post is rated PG-13

WARNING! This post is rated PG-13

I have had 4 pinned heart commissions this Spring.  Two were Custom HeARTwork photo pieces.  One was the giant LOVE that you've probably seen several times on Instagram and Facebook.  But the other one you haven't really seen much of, I did put it in an Instagram story once but that was it.  
Matisse & Me

Matisse & Me

A few days ago I posted to Instagram/Facebook the photo above and the following explanation of why I cut hearts. "Often times people ask me how I got started cutting and pinning paper hearts. This is a photo from my very first attempt in January 2015. I was in Colorado and flipping...
Watercolor sketching is my new favorite thing!

Watercolor sketching is my new favorite thing!

 So in my last blog  I told you that I have broken up with oil paints.  My current love is watercolor painting.  In particular, watercolor sketching.    I just shipped off a bunch of paintings to my gallery in Edwards, CO the Alpine Arts Center.   
This is the second time I have broken up with oil paint

This is the second time I have broken up with oil paint

    I think it's best to tell you though that I have yet again broken up with oil paint.  The deliciously rich and creamy medium, that comes in amazingly yummy colors, has yet again sent me into a state of frustration.   Why?  
Art Marketing Bootcamp

Art Marketing Bootcamp

Our sunset view every evening! So a couple weeks ago I told you all that I was going to an Art Marketing Boot Camp in Cape Cod. 
Some BIG things are happening this week!

Some BIG things are happening this week!

  This is the darling little town where the Marketing Boot Camp will be held!      So here it is, time to write another blog!   Well, I w...
My 3rd National Exhibition

My 3rd National Exhibition

Last week was a pretty monumental week for my art career. I had entered the Wichita National All-Media Exhibition earlier in the summer. They had hundreds of applicants and I was fortunately one of the 83 selected. 
Weekends in the mountains sparks creativity!

Weekends in the mountains sparks creativity!

After spending a week in Vail I have returned with all sorts of new inspiration. Something about the fresh air and energy in the village sparks my creativity. On the drive there I listened to my favorite blog.
So now I'm a blogger?

So now I'm a blogger?

So one of the most important things for an artist to do is to blog!  What!?!   Me?!?  No way!!!  But, I've had a change of heart because recently I've been reading more and more about the importance of art blogging.