And the winner is… (results of my print give-away contest!)

317 petals later… my painting of downtown Greenville, SC was finally completed. Thanks to ALL of you who guessed the time it would take to paint the flowers in this bouquet. Of the 60+ guesses I received, one person came within 30 minutes of guessing the correct amount of time. And the winner is… Sue […]

A cute little card brightened my day!

My friend Bess sent me a card yesterday. Leave it to Bess to have a fun stamp on the envelope too.  Much to my surprise, I opened it up to find one of my old paintings on the front of the card. Which made me smile! (I think this is actually the very first sunflower I ever […]

Savoring the last blooms in my garden

As I write this post, all the summer flowers in my garden have all died and gone to flower-heaven. Fortunately, I had the good sense to spend a few minutes photographing some of the last blossoms that were hanging around my yard throughout October. This Zinnia is the second painting in a series of four […]