Hill City Handmade Holiday Market

....is THIS SATURDAY, November 4, Downtown Lynchburg, Virginia. I hope I will see you there. I’m going to recap what I’ll be bringing to the market this week, ‘let’s get to it: Peace, ~Valerie  

Vote for My Design PLZ…

Vote for My Design “Merry Everything” here! I’m really excited about my design being chosen for a contest on #threadless. If I win, they’ll print my design!! Link above🔝 I need your helping! Please go vote. And share the link. I have 7 days to get enough votes to stay in the running. If you … Continue reading Vote for My Design PLZ…

Painting like a Boss…

Who’s ready for some budget friendly and unique holiday gifts...

RedBubble

i am partnering with Redbubble a place where you can purchase affordable clothes, cases, notnooks, stickers and more from a selection of my art. Check out the link provided in this post and as a page above. Let me know if you find something special for a gift or even yourself! RedBubble Wearable Art by … Continue reading RedBubble

Updates

Greetings, I’ve been super busy working on seasonal wall art, holiday themed cards, gift sets of coloring books, and I’ve recently begun creating clay pendants. Whew, no wonder my days seem to fly by lately! (Check the pages for updates I’m working on!) Ive added a couple more pages to the site, so you can … Continue reading Updates

Altered Art Brushes

I have a recent growing interest in altered art. In particular altered paintbrushes. I've used brushes in my work a few times, and I've always felt that used paintbrushes have an unseemly and sad ending in their lives. It's an attachment that I feel to a particular brush that wears just how I like, or applies … Continue reading Altered Art Brushes

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!

Art For Arts Sake…

I'm not a big fan of the expression Art For Arts Sake, let me explain why. Because it implies that there is no real art being created any longer. Art is progressive in its very nature. But, when the recreations of past generations of study are copied for the purpose of selling to the masses art … Continue reading Art For Arts Sake…