October Nature Desktop Calendar: Swimming in Gold

October 2020 was the most incredibly beautiful autumn in many years. Ironically, because of the pandemic, I had the time to run around to the woods and trails and parks to photograph as much as I could, and it was a fairly safe thing to do in that time. And the time was perfect to […]

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Autumn-themed Garden Flags

Is it autumn already? Yes, and time for a new season of garden flags! After finally deciding on cotton canvas duck for the garden flags we have it down to go into production with colorful autumn designs for felines and nature, and one specifically for Meow-lo-ween. About the flags All my flags are 11″ x […]

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Five Favorite September Sketches of Cats

I scroll through my folder of daily sketches regularly, looking for images to use for all sorts of reasons, and sometimes just to look at them. I look at collections images of some sort several times a day for inspiration, guidance, instruction, relaxation, and I’ve always found reviewing my own work, honestly assessing it and […]

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“Blue and Yellow” Best of Show

I’m so pleased to share that my watercolor “Blue and yellow” won the “Best of Show” award in the North Hills Art Center’s Member Show earlier this month! The center director messaged me to ask if I would be attending the opening and at that point I wasn’t sure, but they generally don’t ask unless […]

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North Hills Art Center Members’ Exhibit Submissions

It’s been a busy week for my artwork! Along with working on a couple of commissioned works and getting ready for Rock the Quarry and Seasons on the Panhandle Trail, I dropped off submissions to the North Hills Art Center annual members’ exhibit to benefit the nonprofit West View Hub which offers a variety of […]

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Featured Business on Online Labels

Many manufacturers and distributors like to share profiles of their customers who use their products. This is usually done by the creator’s submission providing images and information. I like to submit my creations to these now and then, and when I received my emails from Online Labels and saw others’ products and the invitation to […]

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Seasons Along the Panhandle Trail, August 26 and 27

Eight Annual Exhibit SUN SHADOW ICE & SNOW seasons along the panhandle trail featured artwork “Paths I Have Walked” featuring art, photography and poetry of and about the Panhandle Trail plus paintings & sketches from prior exhibits prints of paintings and photos handmade gift items inspired by the trail Opening Friday August 26, 2022 5:00 […]

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Carnegie Farmers Market This Sunday, August 21

Carnegie Farmers Market Sunday, August 21 Noon to 3:00 p.m. I’ll have all my feline and nature gift items and select art and prints 40 vendors, food, music Main Street Carnegie between Mary Street and Broadway Street I’m not complaining about these cooler temperatures! Makes market Sundays that much more comfortable for all of us. […]

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HCMT and Pittsburgh CAT Flea Market, Saturday, August 13

HCMT and Pittsburgh CAT Annual Flea Market Saturday, August 13 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. I’ll have all my feline gift items! Natrona Heights American Legion 59 Garfield Street, Natrona Heights, PA 15065 I’m looking forward to seeing my cat friends and lots of others who love cats and support HCMT and Pittsburgh CAT. Here’s […]

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Time for Another Farmers Market, Sunday, August 7

Carnegie Farmers Market Sunday, August 7 Noon to 3:00 p.m. I’ll have all my feline and nature gift items and select art and prints 40 vendors, food, music Noon to 3:00 p.m. Main Street Carnegie between Mary Street and Broadway Street The weather looks beautiful for Sunday’s market, hope to see you there! I must […]

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