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I recently completed a custom commission of a happy Border Collie from Dallas, TX named Luka. I filled the canvas with all the warm, cheery colors of Texas and included prickly pear cactus paddle and my signature daisy flowers. I also added butterflies and spiders to keep Luka company. Please enjoy these photos of my portrait process! To commission a portrait like this of your pet, please visit the Custom Pet Portrait section of my
I painted a new Polish Chicken and his name is Todd. Lol! The original is on its way to my cousin in Katy, TX. Her husband’s name is Todd so. . . . . she needed it. She did, y’all! You can purchase prints of sweet Todd at my Etsy store on either wrapped canvas that arrives ready-to-hang or on lucious, bright white fine art paper. Click here to search for Todd on different background

Zinnia Offering

Posted by admin on  October 23, 2020
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I arranged my final summer zinnia cuttings today in for a little private ceremony I call “Winter, please be my friend and don’t be too hard on me this year.” Haha! These flowers have been bringing me delight for months, but it’s time to say goodbye. Out in my yard, I’m leaving their dried remnants for the birds and compost, with thoughts of spring closeby. Inside, I’m hanging onto the last bits of summer via

I baked a pie, y’all!

Posted by admin on  October 21, 2020
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I live in an abundant valley full of fruit orchards. What else am I supposed to do in the fall but bake some pies? Haha! Look at this perfect apple pie. I just had my first bite. It is so good – seasoned with sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and lime. The world may be chaotic, but I have this pie and coffee in a pretty dragonfly mug by Chaucy Pottery. Click the photo for sumptuous apple
One Dane at a Time, Inc. is hosting an online auction to raise money for Great Dane rescue efforts, and my art is included! You’ll find it, and all kinds of other gifts for dog lovers at their online auction group on Facebook. I donated a print of my sugar skull Great Dane and have heard that it’s already raised money for the cause. Woohoo! There are SO MANY other fun gifts for dog lovers