Thursday, November 24, 2011

Linda's Mixed Media Painting

My mom's best friend, Linda, had seen some of the mixed-media/collages I had done and asked me to do one for her.  She had certain elements she wanted included in the piece.  This piece is all about family.

The two trees on the right represent Doug and Linda, the five trees on the left represent Rod, Juleah, Luke, Ava, and Zeke.  There are many other hidden meanings behind everything on the piece that made it very meaningful to Linda.  She was very happy with the piece.

Mural at Kristi's Barbershop

My sister recently moved to Mooreland, Oklahoma.  She is opening a barbershop and asked me to paint a mural for her.  This was the first and only mural I have ever painted, so I was nervous.  But here are the results.

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Art Gallery in a Barbershop

My sister, Kristi, is moving to Mooreland, Oklahoma today.  She is starting a new life and opening a new barbershop.  She's being gracious enough to let me hang some of my artwork and photography in an extra room she has at the barbershop.  I'm actually going to put prices on my work and see if it sells....wish me luck!

The pieces below are what I thought I'd start out with.  As always, I still haven't figured out how to photograph my work very well.  It looks better in person :).

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Birthday Party Invitations

My daughter's friend is having her 16th birthday in a few weeks.  She asked me if I could make her invitations for her party.  She wanted them to be in lavender, grey, black, and white and wanted them to all be different.  Luckily, I only had five to make.

This is how they turned out....

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Magnets to Coordinate with "LOVE" Wall Hanging

I painted these magnets in the same colors as the "LOVE" Wall pink, light pink, and tangerine on an espresso background.

"LOVE" Wall Hanging

Each of the letters on this wall hanging was hand-painted on a 3" x 3" canvas and suspended from a floral ribbon.  The background is espresso brown and the letters are hot pink, light pink and tangerine to match the colors of the ribbon.  The letters and ribbon are hung on a dowel rod that was painted using a textured metallic paint in a matching color.  The final embellishment was to add two decorative flowers at the ends of the dowel rod.

"LOVE" Wall Hanging - $25.00

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Edmond Memorial High School Magnets

These are a few of the EMHS magnets I made.  Since school is starting, I think I will make a lot more.  The colors are the Bulldog maroon and grey, black and white.  The colors in the photos look blue and red. 

All magnets are $3.00 each.

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

But wait...there's more! Magnets, that is....

Today I completed 19 more magnets.  This is so much fun and I think they are getting better and better. 

As always....they are $3.00 each or 6 for $15.00 :) 

My e-mail is if you are interested in buying.  I can ship them anywhere in the U.S.

Monday, August 8, 2011

Prickly Pear - Acrylic 16" x 20"

This 16" x 20" acrylic painting was done one afternoon at my mom's house.  We were playing around, creating and I looked at a photo of another painting and did my version of it.

Colored Pencil Horse Drawing

This original colored pencil horse drawing was done in 2009.  The piece is 11" x 14" and is not framed - $125.00.

Framed it is $150.00

Sunday, August 7, 2011

Fleur de Lis Magnets

These are some magnets on which I pasted a fleur de lis design then enhanced with paint.

Magnets are $3.00 each or 6 for $15.00

Initial Magnets

Magnets are $3.00 each

These next three didn't turn out right on the white part, but I really liked the design, so I wanted to post them, but I am planning on doing them over.  The colors are hot pink, black, and white and lime green, black, and white.  They are SOOO much cuter in person. 

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Getting Creative in the New Studio

I had come across some notes from the great love of my life.  I've kept these notes for years and have kept other messages from him as well.  As I sat reading them again, I wanted to preserve them in a beautiful way, one that would remind me of just how special our relationship was.  So, I started to create a collage for them.

The final product was touched up with a glazing of green paint and then touches of orange and brown to bring some depth to the edges of the words and collage.  The photo doesn't do it justice.  It is much prettier in person.

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