The first time I saw a unicorn, I was on Chincoteague Island. I was painting plein air in the woods on Assateague… I was trying to capture the memory of when Paul Beebe saw Misty for the first time…I rubbed my eyes, (ended up with pastel all over my face), but yes, it was stillContinue reading “The first time I ever saw a unicorn”
Here’s a map I did for my portfolio…..Chincoteague is one of my favorite places to go. It has a small town charm and the added bonus of wild ponies. It was featured many years ago, in the story “Misty of Chincoteague” by Marguerite Henry. She wrote several books featuring Misty and this charming island. MistyContinue reading “Chincoteague Map”
Once a month, on second Saturdays, Chincoteague has an arts “flea” market. I wanted to do one more painting before this evening’s wet paint sale so I tackled painting the market. This was a ton of fun! I usually sketch big markets and crowds of people with ink & watercolor, but this time I usedContinue reading “The Artful Flea”
Yesterday I passed a house that had a bunch of mermaids in the yard…..I went back there early this morning and painted the mermaid in the lifeguard chair, then I painted the hanging mermaid this afternoon. Both of these will be available for sale tomorrow evening.