Update on New Series!

UPDATE ON NEW SERIES!

I am off to our cottage in central Ontario tomorrow, so thought I would post a newsletter before I go. The new series now contains...

Beginning a New Series!

BEGINNING A NEW SERIES!

I am so excited to share a new idea I have for a whole series of new paintings. I shared with you in my June newsletter, that I am...

 
 
 
Bad Blogger with new work!

BAD BLOGGER WITH NEW WORK!

There faithful followers! I really must apologize for my lack of persistence with posting to this blog. I have been busily painting...

Painting In The Rain -This Artists' Journey

PAINTING IN THE RAIN -THIS ARTISTS' JOURNEY

Last week I spent four days at the most magical place on earth: Lake O'Hara in Yoho Provincial Park in BC. This is a place I have been...

 
 
 
Winter Brings New Directions!

WINTER BRINGS NEW DIRECTIONS!

"Rae Glacier Abstraction ii", 30x40" acrylic on gallery canvas $2100 I just love the winter time when it is too cold or miserable to...

On Being An Artist

ON BEING AN ARTIST

"Steppin' Out", 9x12" acrylic on paper $150 unframed Today I thought I would write a bit about my journey as an artist. I hope you...

 
 
 
Back in the saddle!

BACK IN THE SADDLE!

I realize I haven't been here for 3 years -wow that went by really fast! I have decided that in this time of Covid sheltering at home,...

OIL AND COLD WAX TIPS AND TECHNIQUES

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ONLINE ART INSTRUCTION FREE!

I have begun to do some free online teaching via my Instagram Page , and am going to store the video here on my blog, so that everyone...

HOW TO CREATE A HARMONIOUS PAINTING WITH A LIMITED PALETTE

I am really enjoying creating videos to help artists with fundamentals of painting, and I seem to be getting good feedback, so I am...

 
 
 

HARMONIOUS PALETTE CREATION

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It's Plein Air Season!!

IT'S PLEIN AIR SEASON!!

And to celebrate, I have put my "Watercolour on Location" DVD on SALE for 50% off. Back by popular demand! From altering the scene...

 
 
 

MOUNTAIN PAINTING IN OIL AND COLD WAX -VIDEO NUMBER 1

I shot 3 videos live on Instagram that I am now posting here for posterity, so if you didn't catch them there, you can now see them...

MOUNTAIN PAINTING DEMO -VIDEO 1 -PREPARATION & PLANNING

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MOUNTAIN PAINTING DEMONSTRATION PART 2

Here is part 2 of my Mountain Painting demonstration in oil and cold wax. Please let me know if you have any comments or questions? Enjoy! Share...

NEW OIL AND COLD WAX DEMONSTRATION -"MOUNTAINSIDE"

All -hope you are all well and happy! I wanted you to know that I just published a new video with another demonstration of my oil and...

 
 
 
Cast is off, so now it is time to PAINT!

CAST IS OFF, SO NOW IT IS TIME TO PAINT!

All! I hope this finds you happy, healthy, and enjoying summer! I can hardly understand where the last months have gone, it is all...

I have a brand, spanking new WEBSITE!!

I HAVE A BRAND, SPANKING NEW WEBSITE!!

I have been working hard on this NEW WEBSITE , and I would love for you to check it out! I would love to hear what you think about...

 
 
 
New year, new blog posts!

NEW YEAR, NEW BLOG POSTS!

I know I have been rather sporadic at keeping this blog updated, but I hope to do a better job going forward. All I am promising is...

Is finding artwork for your home stressful or joyful?? I can help!

IS FINDING ARTWORK FOR YOUR HOME STRESSFUL OR JOYFUL?? I CAN HELP!

I know that it can be a scary thing to purchase original artwork for your home, and want you to know that I offer a couple of different...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Let's Sketch Hingetown & the Transformer Station

Let's Sketch Hingetown & the Transformer Station

Date: Sunday, August 29, 2021 Time: 1:30PM to 4:00pm Address: 1460 W 29th St, Cleveland, OH 44113 Join us to sketch one of Cleveland's up end coming neighborhoods. Hingetown is... Read more ...

From Plein Air to Studio: An Important Tip

From Plein Air to Studio: An Important Tip

'A River Runs Through It' 9x12 pastel on board ©Karen Margulis. $275 There is something special about plein air studies. Even if they aren't perfect frame worthy- paintings... Read more ...

Form, Not Function 6 - not like the others

Form, Not Function 6 - not like the others

Sorry for the hiatus in blog posts - I had a wonderful two-week visit from my sister, during which we saw friends, looked at art, ate in restaurants, bought art supplies and... Read more ...

Pushpa kumari - Upending Tradition

Pushpa kumari - Upending Tradition

Lines on a page, deliberately rendered, brings to light a world imagined by Pushpa Kumari. Using only a pen and ink on paper, Kumari visualizes a domain energized by religion... Read more ...

A Bold Shiviti

A Bold Shiviti

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Still Life With Roemer

Still Life With Roemer

Acrylic on panel 19 x 37" Read more ...

No. 38

No. 38

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DIY Delft Blue Tags!

DIY Delft Blue Tags Hello, Graphics Fairy friends! Diana from Dreams Factory here, ready to share... Read more ...

Beyond the Boardwalk Junk Journal by Julie Rohrer!

Beyond the Boardwalk Junk Journal Hey, everyone! Julie Rohrer of August Birdsong, one of our... Read more ...

19th Century Phrenology Kit! Graphics Fairy Premium Membership

Our Latest Bundle from our Premium Membership Site! This Bundle includes: 16 High Resolution... Read more ...