Finished!

A lot of my work happens without any conscious decision or direction. What I mean by this, is that I do not always begin with a clear concept or idea in mind.  But rather the process begins as a doodling exercise, or in an effort to clear my thoughts and mentally change gears. As I … Continue reading Finished!

Illustrations of Abraham…

Recently, I've been looking through my photos of Abe our dog. He's a cairn terrier, and he just celebrated his 14th birthday. Abe has been with us since he was eight weeks old and to say that he's kept us on our toes would be an understatement. He's a master of manipulation and I'm probably … Continue reading Illustrations of Abraham…

Let’s Throw Some Art In…

In between emptying boxes or totes, I pulled out my iPad,and Apple Pencil. I was feeling a creative vibe and wanted to nurture it, despite all the chaos that is currently surrounding me. I mean that in the most literal sense!  Totally off subject: You know, I've purged once already when we were packing to … Continue reading Let’s Throw Some Art In…

Weekend Warrior (it’s not what you think!) 

Friday! TGIF! #fridayfeeling (I think you get my point-I'm happy it's Friday!)  I should preface this blog post with the fact there's not much art going on here for the next few days. Either, visit me later or join in on a little canine adventure.  Our weekend will begin with a first for all three … Continue reading Weekend Warrior (it’s not what you think!) 

Check Out My New Digs…

So.... where the heck have I been, right? It's a very long story, but if you like, I am back and ready to share. Let's roll back the clock about a year, and since I am not one for sharing a lot of personal details, let me try my best to nutshell this story.  I came … Continue reading Check Out My New Digs…

Lynchburg & 7 Hills Art Club Exhibition…

Please enjoy the video of the art work on display at the LAC building for the month of October by member of both the Lynchburg Art Club and the 7 Hills Art Club. All works are for sale and will hang until October 30. For more information contact the club or just go by and … Continue reading Lynchburg & 7 Hills Art Club Exhibition…

So What’s New In My Art World…?

I dropped the blogging ball, so to speak, and I'm sorry about that! I began a full time job a while back, and honestly, I am trying to absorb a lot of new information and working again after a long hiatus is really kicking my butt. I just haven't had the energy to create. So what … Continue reading So What’s New In My Art World…?

Rainbows, Real and Imagined…they’re both art

Flower #4 This is one is my favorite digital flowers so far. Repeat info: digitally created paintings using my apple pencil and autodesk sketchbook pro app ___________________________The meanings of roses all come together in one flower: love, joy, happiness, passion, desire, fascination and so on. Hope this one amuses you in some way. "don't gain the world, and lose your … Continue reading Rainbows, Real and Imagined…they’re both art

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