Sharing the light of the plants out loud I first met St. John’s Wort many ago on top of a mountain bald here called Max Patch. It is one of the loveliest places on earth. Being on Max Patch on a beautiful day makes me feel like my soul is shining out of me as brightly…
Art Show at Eclipse Salon Asheville
If you find yourself in downtown Asheville in the month of March, I hope you’ll swing by Eclipse Salon on Wall Street to check out my work! There will be some bird paintings for sale, bird ornaments, a few prints, and lots of large scale original paintings for sale. It’s a busy salon, but you’re…
Playing with Color
Do you ever feel stuck with your art? Like maybe you have a lot of ideas but they’re not coming out right or maybe you’re getting bored with your usual style and subject matter. I felt that way. Finding my way back to my artist self since becoming a mother has been a long road…
Upcoming Group Show at the Taylor Gallery
I’m so happy to share that I will be part of a group show at the Taylor Gallery for the month of September. The Taylor Gallery is a relatively new gallery and event space. Each month they feature a new group of local Asheville Artists. I’m thrilled to be among their artists for September. I’ll…
Latest Rainbow Portraits
These have been so much fun to work on! If you’d like one made of your own special kid, two kids, or a kid with a pet, please head over to my Etsy shop and place an order! http://www.bodelia.etsy.com
Rainbow Portraits are Back!
About a month back, I posted an exploratory post on my local mama group’s Facebook page, wondering if anyone would be interested in ordering a rainbow portrait from me. The response was amazing! So many people contacted me, and many of them followed through and ordered one (or two or four!). It feels great to…
A wintery little painting of a northern flicker woodpecker. I tried to be more painterly in the background and the bird itself and feel pretty happy with the results. It’s 5″ x 7″ and is available in my Etsy Shop for $58 with free shipping within the US! Photos after the jump…..
The Daily Artwork Continues
Are you following along? You can see the nearly (kinda, hopefully) daily posts here. You’ll have to subscribe separately there if you’re interested in keeping up. I’m happy to say I finally got around to getting out my oil paints today. That was really pretty much the goal- to paint often and become a better…
My friend came over for craft night and she let me draw her portrait while we watched my favorite show, The Dead Files.
Day 1 of 100 days
Feelin’ real rusty. Tried to do a quick acrylic sketch of my best bud looking over her shoulder at Max Patch. I have my work cut out for me but I’m glad to have begun.