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Reflections for Texas PTA

Reflections for Texas PTA

It's a tradition for both my girls to enter into the Texas PTA Reflections contests. As a kid (and even adult) I always loved art contests. It give...

Xtra Love they Neighbor

Xtra Love they Neighbor

One day when AC and I were on a walk several years ago, we saw a gal walking her dog. Ac was still so little so she quickly got away from me to go ...

It's National Dog Day

It's National Dog Day

I’m old enough to remember how it might have seemed ridiculous or over the top to have a portrait of your pet painted.But now it’s kind of ridiculo...

A lesson about acceptance

A lesson about acceptance

When someone asked me to paint this for his wife, my first thought was “who do you think I am that I could paint this?” Technically, it is difficu...

Seascape Escape

Seascape Escape

It's hot as heck in Dallas and I am missing the beaches in North Carolina. August is a great time to be by the sea because when you go in, it feels...

We love to give back

We love to give back

It was our pleasure to participate in an auction that benefits Theatre of the New Arts. https://www.tfana.org/ It’s a dream come true to be aske...

For a moment like this........

For a moment like this........

This was a really special moment for a few reasons. For one, the person that commissioned the Sriracha Sauce painting is a long time friend and for...

Connecting the dots....

Connecting the dots....

Connection is the prompt for today’s #maythecreativeforcebewithyou art challenge. When I think of connection, I think of dots Seriously thou...

Putting yourself out there

Putting yourself out there

We have a new appreciation for putting ourselves out there.. First of all, we haven't really gone anywhere in a year except to my sisters house in...

Old Bay Day

Old Bay Day

Since I’m working on a condiment series, why not add some spices? . A friend challenged me to paint @oldbay_seasoning and after I learned, fr...

Thank you Jesus

Thank you Jesus

This past summer I was mesmerized by the work of artist Bas Uterwijk and his recreation of faces using AI. The ai takes into account geographical i...

Texas Pete y’all

Texas Pete y’all

When I first moved to Dallas, I thought it was weird that I couldn’t find Texas Pete hot sauce.  So I looked it up to see where it was made. Duh, i...