Blog — Happiness

Packing Day in my Studio

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Packing Day in my Studio

It was packing day in my studio. 😎 Simpatico was going to a new home. I took a few pictures to show you my packing process.   Simpatico hanging on my easel. This oil painting measures 24 x 24 x 1.5 inches. I cut down a piece of foamcore to 24 x 24 inches. I cut down a piece of...

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Wedge of Cheese

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Wedge of Cheese

A few months ago I got a call from a dear friend. She was in the middle of putting together a wall of art that tells the stories of her family. She wanted an original conversation piece. She commissioned me to paint a wedge of cheese. 😀 We decided that swiss cheese would be fun. I went to work. I...

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His name is Timmy

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His name is Timmy

There's a teddy bear who resides in a cute bungalow along Bearie Blvd. He's a handsome teddy bear known for his rich brown-red fur. His name is Timmy. This teddy bear loves to celebrate Christmas by wearing his plush Santa hat. Every year you'll find him looking forward to the holidays. He loves to decorate with festive ornaments and holiday...

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The story behind Hopeful

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The story behind Hopeful

It had been months since I last painted. I was recovering from shoulder surgery.  I was excited to head out on a long walk early in the morning. The sun was beginning to dawn. I call this time of day "twinkle time." The lighting was extraordinary. As I was walking along the sidewalk something inside me had me turn around...

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Buster

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Buster

This is Buster. He is the first teddy bear portrait I painted. Look at the texture in his fur. Do you see the subtle greens, grays and blues? There's a softness to him. I can see him hanging in a child's room. Can you? The blue background frames his face and adds a sense of calmness. These art prints are...

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