Saturday, April 29, 2006

'What Fun to Be a Fish'
7 1/2 x 11 inches. I just finished this painting today and it's acrylics and glazing medium on 140 lb. watercolor paper. The second pic is a detail showing the texture. This original painting is currently for sale at

Thursday, April 27, 2006

Another digi work Queen's Room I was in a royal purple mood when I made this one!

Halls of Glory This is my digital painting for tonight. I had desaturated this and kept experimenting with this one till I had an interesting effect. I would love to have this one made into a print. .

Sunday, April 23, 2006

Mystery lady on my front door W.J. I thought of you yesterday when I got out my camera! I was sitting in the kitchen on the computer and the pouring rain had finally let up. I opened the screen on the front storm door and saw what looked like a lady wearing a robe caused by the moisture and rain drops trapped between the 2 pieces of glass. So of course I had to get a photo of her before she went away LOL! I then manipped that same photo and it turned into a big green eye!

Friday, April 21, 2006

I had some very exciting news this week! I was chosen to become a guide in the abstract/contemporary forum in WC is a huge worldwide website for artists to gather, chat and share tips and photos of their work, and gain invaluable knowledge about the world and business of art. Thanks Diane and Michael! I was in the digi making mood tonight and here's 2 I created tonight. Not very original but I titled them "Eclipse of the Sun" and "Eclipse of the Sun 2"

Sunday, April 16, 2006

Spring has definitely sprung! and HAPPY EASTER to everyone. My rhododendrun bushes in front of the house are all in pretty red blooms and swarming with big fat yellow and black bumblebees, hummingbird moths, and big bright yellow butterflies. I saw my cat lying on the back of the couch gazing through the window and watching the fluttering butterfly. Every time the butterfly would come close to the window she would duck her head, switch her tail wildly, and go into pounce mode like she was going to just jump through the window glass LOL. I got out my digital camera and got a picture through the glass of what she was so intently staring at. It turned out pretty good for a photo taken through the window.

Sunday, April 09, 2006

Well I went buggy this weekend and started a 'Bugs of abstraction' series. Here's "Bug 1" and "Bug 2" and the third one I am still working on and it is starting to look like a coccoon so far. These are little art squared paintings and they are each 4x4 inches wide and they are acrylics on 140 lb. watercolor paper.

Saturday, April 08, 2006

W.J. you got me going with my orb photos again. Thanks, you and your gorgeous art are such an inspiration! This is another of the photos I took that evening and I manipped it (above). I didn't have to do much to manip it since the rain orbs made it look pretty weird already. I tried to blur it a little to get rid of some of the graininess though. We had more rain today and gray cloudy skies but nothing like that short intense storm last Monday when I got the orb photos.

Some more digidoodles. Hope ya'll are having a fantastic weekend!!!!!!!!

Wednesday, April 05, 2006

This one is where I took the photo below and created a digital work from it in the Dogwaffle art program. "Orbs of mystery" LOL I'm glad these orbs aren't ghosts though!

Monday evening we had a fierce but fast moving storm come though our area with 70 mph winds. Right before the storm hit with rain and lightening I grabbed my digital camera and took some pictures of the sky. When I put them in the computer I noticed these orb things in the photos and I'm thinking what in the world are these round things. Well I found out they are a natural phenomena called 'rain orbs'. Here's the photos I took as the edge of the sky was turning black.