Painting: Blue Buddha

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Title: Blue Buddha
Materials: Acrylic on Textured Board
Prints on: Etsy

Every year around Christmas, my husband and I go to this wonderful little seaport town called Rockport. If you’re ever in Massachusetts, especially during the holidays, I highly recommend stopping here. There are tons of these adorable little stores and great restaurants. I’ll write a post just about how amazing this place is some other time, but for now I want to write about my inspiration for the piece above. Read more

Relic of the Past

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Title: Relic of the Past
Materials: Acrylic on textured board
Dimensions: Original is 12 inches high by 9 inches wide. (though print sizes may be varied)
Prints on: Etsy

This was my first attempt at painting in a semi realistic style and took care to notice shadows, highlights and dimensions. Read more

Boston: The Boston Ahts Festival and Zoa Chimerum

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This last holiday weekend I decided to go to the Boston ähts Festival. It is a one day, yearly event that happens at the Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park which is conveniently located very close to the Aquarium. Read more

Start a Geeky Garden: How to Paint Terra Cotta Pots

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We’ve all seen those hand painted flower pots…It’s usually done by someone over the age of 70 and the theme is delicate roses, fairies, and cliché quotes like “Love Grows Like a Garden” and crap like that. It makes me wonder if the person who painted flowers on a flowerpot wants me to compare how bad their painted flowers look compared to the ones growing it the pot…or maybe the flowers on the pot are there just in case the actual plant dies or something. “Thank God they painted a flower on that pot because that plant looks so haggard.”. Read more