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Churro the Wild Burro

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Churro the Wild Burro

I live in the desert. The summers are so hot here. It was my birthday, so we decided to spend a few days in Mount Charleston which is about 35-40 miles northwest of Las Vegas. It's much cooler at the top of the mountain. Before the trip, I whispered a prayer to God asking Him for a birthday surprise. I...

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Pocket Beagles - A Very Fun Portrait!

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Pocket Beagles - A Very Fun Portrait!

I got a text from my husband's co-worker. He saw the portrait I painted of our Calico Kitty and was interested in learning about commissioning me to paint his beloved pocket beagles. He sent me reference photos. We discussed the details. Then the fun began! I had never heard of pocket beagles. I grew up with Winthropp, our family beagle....

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Friendship

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Friendship

What comes to mind when you see Charley & Harley? As I was painting these adorable bears, I smiled a lot. I was daydreaming about how these two bears might impact our national conversation. It was a big daydream! Is it possible that Charley and Harley could help heal the deep divide in our country? Could they help strip away...

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Young and Free

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Young and Free

Young and Free is a oil painting on canvas measuring 10 x 8 x 1.5 inches. The sides are painted with rich burnt umber paint strokes. This painting arrives ready to hang in your favorite room. This young woman is just beginning her life. She's excited about her future. She has dreams to travel and see the world. Her favorite...

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Looking Through Her Window

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Looking Through Her Window

My brother's better half, Melanie, shared her story about Harold the Hummingbird during a fun phone conversation a few months ago. Mel had a window near her work area. Every time she looked outside, she noticed a hummingbird landing and resting on an ornamental bird of paradise plant. She named him Harold for two reasons. The first was because he...

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