Trees, I always find my way back to trees. Trees keep me grounded. (pun intended)__________________________________________________________Landscapedigital art Prints Anyone?I have a printing source, and now offer affordable prints. Pricing examples: 8x10 matte finish paper ........................................$30.00*8x10 decor textured paper.....................................$32.50**plus shipping and taxescontact me for a quotes on other sizesTreedigital art“A tree stands strong not by its fruits or branches, but by the … Continue reading Trees

Peace & A Pink Peony….

I told you there was another one in progress...and here it is!Happy Friday & Peace,Valerie If the English language made any sense, lackadaisical would have something to do with a shortage of flowers.~Doug Larson Author of A Hitchhikers Guide

Coming Soon…..

Where to start? Lately, It seems that I am either wide open and elbow deep in art work and projects or completely stagnant. Recently, I've read about the growing resurgence of interest in coloring, not just for children, but for adults too. The meditative benefits and de-stressing are multitudinous, all you have to do is pick up … Continue reading Coming Soon…..


After spending days in a flurry (pun intended) of painting snowmen, I've suddenly come to a screeching halt. I am out of canvas! How did I let this happen you wonder? I have been so busy painting that I was not keeping a close enough check on my dwindling inventory and the next thing I knew … Continue reading Holidaze!

For the last few months, I have been alternately enjoying, cursing and painting a commissioned piece. I am still not finished.   These feelings reminded me to pause and reflect on how I can better relate to a client.  Bringing to fruition an idea that belongs to someone else can befuddle both the artist and the person the … Continue reading

Finally,I have uploaded images of the art quilts I have made, and I am hoping for some feedback.   (yes, consider this a hint)The time seems to be flying lately, and considering that this time of the year is usually pretty bad for me, I am very excited about that.  We are into January and … Continue reading

“Technique is just a means of arriving at a statement.”

step oneTonight I began a new painting.  One that is not for someone else, or one that must be completed in one evening.  This painting is my first as I step back into painting AFTER finishing "My View".  There have been so many other details to contend with while preparing for the show and taking … Continue reading “Technique is just a means of arriving at a statement.”