Monday, October 31, 2016

Metal Embossing Bicycle

Bicycle for sale! This is metal embossing.  I'll be giving a metal embossing demo at the Woodlands Art League this mo th.  Check the website, for more info.

Sunday, October 30, 2016

My Art Studio

Every now and then, you just need a smaller, flatter brush!

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Chinese Lantern Painting

At three, I think I've finally finished my Chinese lantern series.  The way I work is that I have to paint something. Until I'm done.  Then I have to paint something else.  I loved doing my three, but now I am done. :)

Here is part of one of them, on exhibit now at the Woodlands Community Center.  This closeup forces you to look at the awesome textures.

Friday, October 28, 2016

Gamer Painting

Well, it looks like he's pulled another all-nighter! My gamer has been up too long staring at his screen. For sale.

Complimentary Colors in Houston

Yeah. I always dress to compliment the background.  The Shrimp Shack in Houston!


Thursday, October 27, 2016

Community Center Show

A closeup of my post-apocolyptic gears for sale. This one is in the Community Center right now. 


Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Quick Sketches

As an #Artist I never stop #drawing . Quick #sketches are invaluable in keeping my chops up. 


Monday, October 24, 2016

My Palette

Well, I can't show you my work tonight, but I CAN show you my palette! Looks pretty good, huh?


This painting is sold, but I have posters and magnets for sale on my website,

Because of his bright colors, I named him Circus.  :) find the entire painting is shown on the website.


Student Work

I am absolutely loving my students' work these days.  Here's a sampling:

I had them copy photos of the great photographer Nigel Perry- Bruce Willis, of course,


And then one of my young men's personal creations, he just makes me smile every time.


Another Nigel Perry copy, th


Wednesday, October 19, 2016

My Tour d'Eiffel

This tiny little vibrant beauty will charm your socks off!


At only 5"x7", it packs a powerful punch!  This is a nice side view showing the textures.


Another photo showing how the colors seem to change.


Love! The gold layer glows through and gives it a vibrancy all its own.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Looking at You

Just wanted you to k ow that you are being watched.  For sale at


Monday, October 17, 2016

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Maine Coon Meets the Cheshire Cat!

Part of 'Smile.' Big, at 24"x30", this cat will rule your room.

I began with a Maine Coon (ours,) and couldn't resist the little smile. :). His baby is all gold and copper, and fairly glows.  You can see it in differing lights on my website.


Sennelier Paint

My favorite kind of art is that which is both spontaneous and carefully planned, as in my 'Bag o' #Sennelier .'  This is my little purse sketchpad, probably 8"x10"


Glass Paint!

I'm excited about these glass paints for fun with my students!!

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Anthropologie. It's Art

Rubber band art. Great patterns and textures. #anthropologie of course! 



Who else has an artist on staff to do such creative displays?


Love.  I really love this next shot.  I arranged to get that nice sky into the reflection.  Adds another dimension. 


Friday, October 14, 2016

Abstract Comics

Wow!! Put on the thick glossy gel coat and it is stunning!!! I echoed the original design in the textures.



Funny One - Comics!

Really loving the rainbow layers of color in his piece.  Just listed at

This was a really fun piece to put together, and I love the results.  Because I put the colors down in many layers, you can see through one layer of color to the next.  Makes it a fascinating 'read.'




Had a whole lot of help...


Our cats love photo shoots... wherever the action is, that's where they are!


He parked there. It's always so nice to have help around the house, ya know?  But when you look this good, you can pretty much do anything you want.

The new stars are born!


He's always proud of his glorious tail!  I would be too.  It makes ME want to have a tail! Swish!

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Sold Woodpeckers

I was commissioned to paint a #pileatedwoodpecker and did. After that I did this goofy one for my own entertainment, and it sold too! Fine, cheery fellow.


She took a pic of where she hung it in her home.  Yep.  Cheery, fun spot.  Love!



A closeup, minus oilrigs, of my #GulfofMexico painting. It exudes peace and warmth. There is no describing the light and warm feeling this painting brings to a room.

I tried really hard to make this a minimalistic painting con blue stripe, but just had to add people, dog boats and oil rig.  


See the entire painting at 

My Studio

Here's today's lineup:

To be used with this...

Which, when mixed, I apply to a canvas which I set on this... :)


Paint my world!

Work in Progress

It's not finished, but I'm already loving the colors and patterns.  Layering down the colors in transparent layers of glazing. 

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Art Supplies

Where else would you put new student brushes? Thanks, @JerrysArtarama ! #colorcatstudios #artteacher 


Hot Lilies!

I've collected postage stamps all my life; took me more than half my life to realize I was just collecting pictures! This piece was inspired by the stamp. 

Beautiful artistic Christmas gifts being addd every day now to my site,


Here's a nice closeup so you can see the beautiful wood grain..


It's on a beautiful birchwood box, good for shelf, counter or desk.


This angle shows off the textured gloss I used to echo the theme.


Even the back is fun! 5"x7" - just perfect.


Friday, October 7, 2016

Jerry's Artarama

My favorite #artstore in #Houston. Great service, great people, and I always seem to find friends down there.  


Thursday, October 6, 2016

Embossed Metal Sold

Sold this one tonight about two hours after listing it on my website.


You can find its full description at


A nice little 5x7" - good for a shelf or table.  Even the back is fun, and of course always signed.