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Backyard Birds Holiday Greetings, Set

I truly love winter paintings because the light is wonderful without the shadows from trees, the reflections from the snow illuminating shadowed areas with soft purples and blues, and the patterns made by bare branches are mesmerizing. This set of four paintings of birds are ones I’d done “from life”, actually standing at a window […]

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Stars of Wonder, Serious and Silly

We don’t really celebrate any one tradition for the winter holidays, but we enjoy sharing traditions of all our friends. I had created the six-pointed star as part of an invitation I designed for a non-denominational holiday musical celebration a few years ago. It could have been that, while I worked on that design on […]

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Kelly Twice, Animal Sympathy Card

Text reads: The sweetest memories often come in quiet moments. When I took this photo one autumn morning of Kelly in the long warm sun path from the back yard through door and across the mottled basement floor, though it was such a common event, I knew immediately this photo was special. Timid rescued kitty […]

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Keep the Colors of Summer With the Summer Nature and Wildlife Sampler Box

I’m happy to see gold-toned autumn colors creep into the local palette of trees and wildflowers, but the blues and pinks and bright greens of summer seem to leave too soon. That June morning when I found the back road in “A Bend in the Road”, the July morning I photographed the angel amid the […]

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Feline Sampler Boxes for 2017

My worktable watched over by Peaches.[/caption] Things always take a little longer than I think they will, like reorganizing my studio. This 8′ x 10′ room where I create my paintings, make all my stuff, frame all my art, and store all the materials to do all that and even store many of the finished […]

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A Card for Every Occasion, “Inspired By Flowers”

All those photos you see me post? Aside from just being nice photos they often inspire poems, essays, paintings, and even a project like my “Inspired by Flowers” greeting cards. The cards are designed from those photos of my garden and yard and my walks along trails and natural areas for birthdays, friendship, sympathy, thank […]

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Hand-printed Valentine Cards Inspired by Valentine Candy Hearts

I usually print these little linocuts in earth tones or “tabby colors”, but I’ve been itching to use brights and pastels and all sorts of combinations with them. I decided they made cute valentines and that’s a great reason to create hand-printed cards in magenta on pink, violet, magenta and red card stock, embellished with […]

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Halloween Cards

Visit “Seasonal and Holiday Cards” to see and purchase more. Order a custom set of six or a dozen Halloween cards. As an artist I turn to my surroundings for creative output, and what better to do with a family of five black cats during the festive Halloween season? I posted many of these photos […]

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Inspired by Flowers, All-purpose Greeting Cards

“Inspired by Flowers” cards are designed from my own photos of my garden and yard and my walks along trails and natural areas. Each photograph inspired a sentiment and thus became this line of simple greetings. Unlike most other cards I design which only feature the image, these actually have a message on the outside […]

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“Inspired by Flowers” Greeting Cards

“Inspired by Flowers” cards are designed from my own photos of my garden and yard and my walks along trails and natural areas. Each photograph inspired a sentiment and thus became this line of simple greetings, so unlike most other cards I design which only feature the image, these actually have a message on the […]

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