Thursday, April 29, 2010

ACEO - Blue Dragonfly

watercolor original

ACEO's are miniature pieces of art that measure 2-1/2" x 3-1/2". If a small piece of art has a different measurements than this, it does not qualify as an ACEO.

The acronym "ACEO" stands for Art Cards, Editions and Originals. They can be original art, print editions or photographs.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Purple Dragonfly - 7 Card Draw

ACEO 3 1/2 x 2 1/2
original watercolor

I was browsing around ETSY and found this fun "little" challenge. You can visit the thread and participate here: By visiting you have a chance to win up to 7 ACEO's each month. How fun is that?

To see other ACEO's that have been created for this challenge and that are for sale just search "7 Card Draw". Make sure you include the quotation marks in the search engine on the ETSY site.

This is a fun challenge for the collector and artist, lots of great artwork to view. Go by and visit, leave a comment and maybe you will win.

Sunday, April 25, 2010

Seahorse in the Seagrass

Seahorse in the Seagrass
5" x 7" Original Watercolor

Seahorses are members of the pipefish family. They are usually found in the shallow, warm water among the seagrass beds.

Friday, April 23, 2010


Sunset, 5" x 7" Original Watercolor

TGIF - hope you have a relaxing and wonderful weekend!

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Tequila Sunrise

"Tequila Sunrise"
5" x 7" Original Watercolor

It's just another tequila sunrise startin' slowly across the sky ...

This is just the first in a series where I'm working on adding the sun to the sky.

Monday, April 19, 2010

Orange Spice

Cup of Tea - Orange Spice
7 1/2" x 9 1/2" Original Watercolor

"Cup of Tea - Orange Spice" A cup of tea soothes the soul and warms the heart. A cup of tea can take you to another place. I love to ponder my thoughts with a cup of tea in one hand.

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Junonia - Seashell

"Junonia - Seashell", 5" x 7" Original Watercolor

Junonia seashells are usually found off shore by divers or shrimp boats. Occasionally the gems wash up on the shore.

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Sunbright Sunflower

Sunbright Sunflower
5" x 7" Original Watercolor

"Sunbright Sunflower" is in bloom. Sunflowers always face the sun and make you feel that all is right with the world.

Wednesday, April 14, 2010


Entangled, original watercolor 11 x 15

It's mesmerizing and amusing to become Entangled in purple trees.

Sunday, April 11, 2010

Fruit - Window Pane

"Fruit - Window Pane", original watercolor, 5" x 7"

An addition to the series of watercolors using a window pane technique. This would look great with the "Pear - Windowpane" or the "Orange- Window Pane".

Friday, April 9, 2010

Oranges - Window Pane

"Oranges" Window Pane, original watercolor, 5" x 7"

A new addition to the series of watercolors using a window pane technique. This would look great with the "Pear Windowpane".

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Pear - Window Pane

"Pear - Window Pane" watercolor, 5" x 7"
More in my series of watercolors using a window pane technique.

Inspiration Avenue - Fish

Rainbow Trout - Window Pane, original watercolor 5" x 7"

"Rainbow Trout" Window Pane technique. The subject is divided into four equal sections. It looks as if you are looking through a window pane. These have been really fun to paint and I am very excited about them.

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

ACEO - The Red Tree

This little original watercolor painting is on 140 lb. watercolor paper. It measures 3 1/2" wide and 2 1/2" tall. ACEO’s are fun to collect in a bright fun album to make your own coffee table art book. Trade them with other collectors, pop them in greeting cards or letters, frame them or use them as a gorgeous little bookmark.

Check out the Custom Art Framing shop on Etsy for a great deal on mats for your ACEO's.

Tuesday, April 6, 2010


Get lost in a field of violet blooms.

ACEO 3 1/2" x 2 1/2"
Original Watercolor

A Day at the Beach

"A Day at the Beach" original watercolor, 11 x 15"
Enjoy a day at the beach and feel warm sun and cool ocean breeze.

You can find "A Day at the Beach" in my Etsy shop.

Monday, April 5, 2010

Spring Adirondack

Spring Adirondack, original watercolor 11 x 15

The spring weather is wonderful here! Warm and breezy.
Everything is starting to bloom and turn green.

Thursday, April 1, 2010

ACEO - Pink Tulip

ACEO - Pink Tulip 3 1/2 x 2 1/2

I just completed this new original watercolor ACEO. Spring has finally arrived to the Midwest. It was very nice here today with lots of sun and in the 80's.

You can find it in my Etsy shop!
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