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While Taking a Break

I had in my mind to make some new items for my Etsy shop. I put the materials aside, but they kept "calling" to me. So I decided, while I took a break from sewing and painting, to make some jewelry. I have been having fun, but I think tonight, I will try to get some sleep. Oh, and my sister was here visiting from SanAntonio with our favorite athlete (Sammy, number 3; scratch that, age 3). We had fun visiting a few antique shops in Bethany, Oklahoma and found lots of great items. I am looking for brouches for the damas (the girls that accompany the QuinceaƱera during the ceremony, kind of like the maids-of-honor during a wedding). I AM SORRY. I have not kept up with the art event happenings lately, or the artist wanted postings. I will get back on the ball come September. My goal is to showcase a different artist every Friday. If you want to be showcased, I would need an e-mail stating the fact, a couple of photos (I can download from your site, with your permission), and cont…

A Bit Behind on Painting

Bowl of Cherries, IOil on Linen 4"x6" SOLD
I have been painting a little, but I have one month to finish 8 dresses, one of which is a princess style ball gown. Wish me luck. I will show you photos later.

Update: Pearl and Pink Coral Necklace Oil Painting

I thank you from the bottom of my heart for all your lovely comments. I do appreciate them all oh so much. Per some of your requests I have posted the original necklace here and I have added it to my Etsy shop. Thank you again. I hope you visit again soon. Pearl and Coral, I Oil on Canvas 6"x8" $98 Pearl and Coral, I detail

This was a blast to paint. I really like the color combinations. I had made a similar necklace for a customer, and she pointed out how it would go with everything, because whatever she wore would reflect on the pearl. It pearl is a large potato pearl in a very light cream, almost white surface, but it looked more pink on her because of the blouse she was wearing. I thought it would be perfect for my study of reflective materials.

With great excitement, I will go through my beads and see what else I can paint. I can't wait to show you what I find.