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Monday, September 15, 2014

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Wooden Cross with Leather and Metal Details


This wooden cross is embellished with a leather belt, old metal pieces, and barbed wire. - $30.00



Black Cross with Turquoise Knob Detail

This 18" x 12" wooden cross is painted a distressed black and adorned with an ornate turquoise knob.
$30.00



Wooden Cross with Metal and Leather Embellishments

This 22" x 14" Cross has a metal and leather flower in the center.
$30.00



Wooden Cross with Metal Junk Embellishments

This 23.5" x 14" wooden cross is embellished with objects found in my studio.

$30.00




Funky Angel Cross

Spare parts laying around my studio became a funky angel on a cross. I'll let you figure out what everything is! 19" x 11"

$30.00



"Believe" Sign with Glitter

This 10" x 2.5" standing "Believe" sign is black and coated with glitter!

$10.00

Metal Tile with Heart and Copper Swirls

This 12" x 12" metal tile is adorned with a metal heart and copper swirls. The hanger is also made of copper wire.

$30.00

Metal with Heart and Star

This unique 18" x 9.5" sign is made from corrugated metal found on my sister's property. It has a heart and star detail with curled wire accents. It is hung using bailing wire.

$30.00



Party on the Patio Sign

This cute 8.5" x 25" sign was made using a piece of corrugated metal from my sister's property. The hanger is bailing wire with beads. It has a coat of polyurethane, so it is perfect to hang outside on any porch!

$30.00

Painted Pantry

In my small kitchen, I needed a pantry space. I had an old beat up free-standing pantry that was just white laminate. Ugly. So, I decided to paint it. I have been on a red kick lately, so I started out just painting it red. It was boring. I went back and added a turquoise cross to the front and gave it a distressed look by dry brushing brown paint on top of the red. I am happy with the results!




Monday, April 28, 2014

Psychedlic Wolf - My Inner Artist

Come join me to paint your own Psychedelic Wolf!
Date(s) - 05/27/2014
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
1310 NW 25th Street

 Check out myinnerartist.com to reserve your easel!


Saturday, April 5, 2014

Colorful Tree

Teaching second grade can be a lot of fun. They don't have a regular art class, so every now and then I decide to have an art lesson with them. Yesterday we created colorful trees. Below is mine. I will post theirs after they finish them.

We started out by painting the tree with black paint. After the paint dried, we added our colors with markers.


Wednesday, April 2, 2014

My Inner Artist Opening Night - April 1, 2014

Last night was the opening night for My Inner Artist - Oklahoma City's newest social painting experience. I had the opportunity to be the first artist teaching a class. We had a great turnout! Mimi's on Memorial was packed. I had never taught an art class before and the experience was amazing. I was so impressed with the uniqueness of each painting.

A few weeks ago, I painted the first "Wild Horse". I used my own paints and this was done in a very rough, abstract painting.


Last night, my interpretation of my own painting came out very different. I think I like the second one better. Both paintings are very loose which was great in helping me get out of my comfort zone and not worry so much about perfection. 


The best part of the evening was seeing the finished Wild Horses that everyone completed. I loved how each person took the idea and made it their own. The students gave ME some great ideas. The creativity in that room was phenomenal. Students who at first were not happy with their work just needed some honest validation. I was so impressed with the depth and life they brought to their work. Below is a group photo of the finished works. This was not "fine" art, this was "FUN" art!


If you are interested in booking a class, visit Myinnerartist.com. We are still creating classes on the calendar so check back frequently!

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Colorful Cross

This 16" x 20" acrylic cross is a project made for a class at My Inner Artist.


Thursday, March 27, 2014

My Inner Artist

There is a new social painting experience in Oklahoma City! My Inner Artist is starting classes on April 1. I will be one of the featured artists. Come join us for an evening of art and fun!

Visit their website at http://www.myinnerartist.com

Some of my artwork that will be featured for classes:


Wild Horse


Psychedelic Wolf



Easter Egg

Monday, March 17, 2014

Psychedelic Wolf 16" x 20" Acrylic

This is a 16" x 20" acrylic painting - "Psychedelic Wolf"


"Oklahoma" Mixed Media

This 16" x 20" Mixed Media was inspired by my home state of Oklahoma. The feathers on the panhandled represent the eagle feathers on our state flag and the bison is a well-known symbol of Oklahoma. The words "Spirited", "Diverse", and Resilient" reflect a few of the qualities for which Oklahoma is known.

$200.00





Sunday, March 16, 2014

Talor's Dogs

A friend commissioned me to paint a portrait of her daughter's dogs. Talor loved the final result! The dogs were painted on a 11" x 14" canvas in acrylic.

I have included the photo from which I worked.



Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Vibrant Horse

This colorful acrylic horse is a 16" x 20" painting I did recently. It is very loose and rough, very colorful.


Monday, March 3, 2014

Wander

"Wander" - 6" x 6" Mixed Media - Acrylic, rusty metal, old barbed wire, upholstery tacks, wood, and cardboard. The quote says, "Not all who wander are lost." - $50.00


Thursday, February 6, 2014

Affair of the Heart

Every year in Oklahoma City, there is a big arts/craft show called Affair of the Heart. This year in exchange for working a booth for a friend, he is letting me put some of my work in his booth. This is what I will have for sale!

This is an old screen I found. I painted a rusty red cross in the center directly on the screen. The wooden frame is a hod podge of colors - blue, green, and white. Next, I added the green water valves and a painted red handle at the top. There is an old-fashioned looking key on one side with an old clothes pin on the other side. At the bottom are five hooks. I thought it would be great to hang jewelry on or maybe for keys...who knows! It was a lot of fun to make. $40.00





The following is a collection of frames I painted and decorated. $10.00 each




This cross was actually done by my daughter, Caroline. Isn't it cute! $20.00

 These are crosses that I made. $20.00 each



These larger crosses are $30.00 each.



This is a little mixed media piece I did. It is on a small canvas. The flower is made of wire and tissue paper. $12.00

A painted and decorated frame



Mirror - $20.00



 "Wild Heart" - Mixed Media $75.00


An OSU chalkboard - $15.00


Repurposed books - $20.00 each






From trash to treasure....I found this wooden box in a friend's shed. I gave it a distressed paint look and finished it off with some hardware on the top. $40.00



Same shed, same friend....a great old shutter that was just plain wood. I painted it a 
distressed black and added the turquoise hardware. $30.00


After digging around in an old grain bin filled with junk, I found this old metal frame. It was incredibly rusty, but I cleaned it up, painted it, and made it into a corkboard. $20.00