February is the month of love or the month of proving you love someone by spending a ton of money on one particular day on the calendar. Fancy dinners, boxes of chocolate, beautiful flowers, all these are wonderful…for a little while. By the end of the day, week or month all of those are usually
One of my goals this year is to complete a total inventory of my artwork. That may sound easy to some, I mean how hard is it to keep up with a painting? Well, I actually have 317 paintings since the fall of 1995. Plus 4 paintings that have Limited Edition Prints. That’s another 125
The big reveal! No, it’s not a baby thing, it’s a website thing. I decided a month ago my website needed a new look. First, it was time. Trends change, my artwork has changed a bit, it was time to update. The second, and driving reason, was…I sell my artwork. What?!? You can buy all
When you are looking at art in a gallery or on a website, the ‘medium’ is generally a part of the description. For Netted by Perceptions (right), I list this as “Acrylic” meaning it’s an acrylic painting. This conjures an image of me standing in front of my easel with paintbrush in hand painting happily away.
…I’m moving…a long (ish) ways away! My family and I will be relocating to Virginia at the end of this month. This is an exciting move as my family is spread out along the East coast from New York to Florida. This is a daunting move as we’ve had a life here in Texas for 20 years and in our
Short Story Collages, mixed-media, experiments, ACEO/ATCs (Artists Trading Cards) – www.cobaltbluedreams.com (it directs to my Etsy shop) (no longer active, everything is on my website now) Small works, studies for paintings – www.cbdartist.com (no longer active, everything is on my website now) Large works EVERYTHING – www.demolay.com/artwork Sign up to be a Studio Insider to get a fabulous coupon
The year was 2006 and the season was spring. I was teaching art at a local private school and gearing up for my last child to enter kindergarten in the fall. I decided to teach more ‘full time’ and turn my front rooms in my home into a studio/classroom. I started with 3 students: my
This past Sunday my husband and I visited the Cottonwood Art Festival. This has always been one of my favorites in North Texas and this spring it was the best year yet! This is one of the few festivals that offer both a Fall and a Spring show. Most of the time the same artists are