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This is what I look up to see quite often.  The "not as nice" one.  Staring over the edge of the stairs.  Just watching. Creepy. It was fun to paint.  All creams and shadows.  A good chance to add some colour in and play a little....

Can't imagine what inspired me to paint the background that colour. (Yes, I painted my boots again, bigger this time.  Can't help it.  They're my current fun security blanket and also...

I'm having a bit of a run in the new painting space.  I'm juggling four or five big paintings, moving them on and off the easel as inspiration for how to tackle each one comes and goes.  Unfortunately none are done, but I think this...

Behold, my studio as she is right now.  A little corner of the kitchen.  My kids get so fed up with me leaving my painting stuff out.  They don't say much but it's sort of like the looks the cats give when their food bowl...

So the last couple of weeks have been sort of wonderful in the painting arena.  I've had friends buy a number of paintings from me, and I've had the opportunity to have my paintings in a local fabulous store, Lalli Loves It!  And last week two of them sold!...

Ugh.  Patience needed.  Patience lacking. First I painted out this big canvas, used lots of paint gooped on to give it a cool texture. Lots of paint gooped on takes a long time to dry. Dry. Dry dry dry dry dry dry. Got impatient and scratched in the heart I...

My boots left my easel and went directly to Lalli Loves It, a wonderful store in Horseshoe Bay, West Vancouver.  I feel so lucky to see some of my paintings in such a wonderful setting.  And guess what?  That's their first time away from home!   Laura has the...

So something a little scary but fabulous happened.  Laura, who owns a wonderful store nearby, is going to (hopefully) sell some of my paintings there.  Yay!!!  I'll post a bit more when we've got it figured out but for now it was fun and terrifying...