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May Nature Desktop Calendar: Birth Root, Red Trillium

My May Nature Desktop Calendar is a few days late—because I couldn’t decide which wildflower to feature in the photo! May is all about wildflowers for me, each day a new flower blooming, everywhere you look, even the dandelions, I love them all. It’s so hard to think of only choosing one, but after four […]

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April Nature Desktop Calendar: Pear Trees on Main Street

Spring has come round again, and Carnegie’s Main Street is once again awash in white blossoms—a little earlier than usual this year. A freeze damaged many of the blossoms and the display may not be as vibrant as usual, but I have a painting for that. In April, when the ornamental pears bloom, Main Street […]

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February Featured Nature Art and Desktop Calendar: “Colorful”

This painting is entitled “Colorful”, 11″ x 15″, done in soft pastel on self-prepared board with marble dust and gesso. This work was one of my new paintings for the 2015 Wings & Wildlife Art Show at the National Aviary in Pittsburgh. “Colorful” is one of my favorite duck images on Chartiers Creek from my […]

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January Featured Artwork and Desktop Calendar: “Snowy Morning”

From January 2015, one of my favorite sketches, and it also won both a CWA Certificate of Excellence and a Muse Medallion for illustration in the 2015 Communications Contest. It’s inspired by Bella watching a snow flurry, and in honor of her new status as a member of our feline family here I’ve chosen “Snowy […]

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January Featured Nature Art and Desktop Calendar: “I Chased a Sunset”

…and it disappeared over the edge and took a piece of my soul with it. Really, on the way home from a quick errand to a shopping center I encountered a stunning winter sunset just beginning to color and decided to take a detour through a local park to see it in progress. All I […]

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December Featured Nature Art and Desktop Calendar: “Dusk in the Woods”

A fitting way to celebrate the winter holidays and send off the year, with a painting of the “blue hour”, “l‘heure bleue“, that time of transition. Though it is a painting of the woods in snow this painting is still connected to my felines and to my life in a very deep and special way, […]

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November Featured Nature Art and Desktop Calendar: “Safe”

For my November nature artwork calendar, this painting captures the colors and even the look of the outdoors this time of year. But it also captures the feel of the season: safe, in familiar territory, with family or loved ones, and giving thanks for the bounty of life. Though they nibble on some of my […]

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