Wow! Check it out!

Have I got news for you all!?  First, my pastel pieces have been received at Mountain Living Studio, a wonderful gallery in Manitou Springs, CO!  Look in if you are in the area, and check out mountainlivingstudio.com.

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Then, I felt honored to receive the Tadashi Award at the Romancing the Arts Show in Castle Rock!  What a blessing.

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Lastly, I was featured in an article in the Castle Pines Connection, our local newspaper, by Lisa Crockett.  She wrote about the journey I’ve been on with pastels, and it was great- thanks Lisa!

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Birds Continued…

I’m still having a great time painting birds!  What a blast!  Here’s the fun part- I could use help naming this painting- any ideas from you all?

 

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Understanding Giclees

I’ve started providing giclees of my original works to future collectors and it’s been exciting!  Giclees are high quality prints, and can be offered at a fraction of the cost of an original.  Giclees provide better color accuracy than other means of printing reproduction.  Reed Art and Imaging has been helping me with this process, and they print my giclees on high quality watercolor paper.

 

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You decide!

Ok, I’m having a blast painting birds right now!  Which painting do you prefer and why?  I appreciate your feedback!

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‘Rain Sells’

This is one of my favorite pastels, entitled ‘Rain’, and it just sold at ‘Art on the Edge’ Gallery in Castle Rock, Co!

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