Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah

If you ever have the chance, visit the Bonaventure Cemetery in Savannah, Georgia and make sure that you book Shannon Scott as your tour guide. He is a mesmerizing speaker with wonderful stories. Though it was cold, we were enchanted with the cemetery for over two hours and could have stayed longer had it been…

Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah

If you ever have the chance, visit the Bonaventure Cemetery in Savannah, Georgia and make sure that you book Shannon Scott as your tour guide. He is a mesmerizing speaker with wonderful stories. Though it was cold, we were enchanted with the cemetery for over two hours and could have stayed longer had it been…

Happy Holidays!

Wishing you and yours a joyous holiday filled with love and laughter.

Learning to Speak Italian

My father-in-law has been on my mind this past week. This will be our first Christmas without his presence. This is for you, Mr. V. Ciao

Painting a story–Ex-Votos with Judy Wise

Retablos in the 18th century were gilded, painted and carved screens which adorned churches. They were often painted by anonymous artists and in the 19th Century, they became smaller and were usually of the Virgin Mary, Christ or saints. The smaller oil paintings on tin, wood or copper were used in home altars to venerate…

There's a theme going on

Today’s Pinterest picks seemed to have a theme so I thought I would share these very cool encaustic pieces that I pinned to my Encaustic Board. Fledglings by Kathy Miller at IronBearPress. Kim Bruce has a whole shoe series called “heels” on her website. And this little beauty is by Alicia Tormey. This piece by Louise…

There’s a theme going on

Today’s Pinterest picks seemed to have a theme so I thought I would share these very cool encaustic pieces that I pinned to my Encaustic Board. Fledglings by Kathy Miller at IronBearPress. Kim Bruce has a whole shoe series called “heels” on her website. And this little beauty is by Alicia Tormey. This piece by Louise…

With a Little Help From His Friends– John Lennon

I had to share to this from a fellow WP blog, Peach Farm Studio. A short film following the recreation of the Pablo Fanque circus poster that inspired John Lennon to write ‘Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite‘ for the Beatles album ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’. Using the traditional methods of wood…

Lady Ann

Lady Ann is feeling very hostile that her paramour, Lord Richard, has not yet returned from his hunting trip, as he had intended, but instead, has gone into the village to drink ale with his hunting party. Will things never change?

Wounded Beauty

Another three-layered mixed media piece using mica, transparency, images and paper. Available

I was Driven to Tears by Robert Downey Jr. & Sting

For those of you who have not seen this performance by Robert Downey Jr. and Sting on Sting’s 60th (really?) birthday, you are in for a real treat. And women, if you haven’t seen this, consider this my birthday present to you. Love this!