Author Archives: theartfulcodger

Garden Time

Well, sooner or later a Scottie Dog had to show up in one of my sketches. I won’t say if it’s Maggie or Fergus…use your imagination! You may notice the colors in this sketch are more vibrant and that is …

Working Hard

These images are not finished art, as you can tell by how light they are, but just wanted to prove that I am working hard!! (okay…I’m having fun too) These sketches will ultimately become note cards once they are completed.…

crunch time

Well, the launch date of my on-line gallery and shop is coming fast and I feel a bit overwhelmed with all the details.  I did get some prints back from the printer and my 2 sets of  note cards are …

Celebrate the connection

These are the most important holy days for Christians and Jews as we celebrate Easter and Passover. I read a nice article this morning in the USA Weekend insert of the Sunday papers, written by Cathy Lynn Grossman. She talks …

6 months

Well, tomorrow “little” Fergus will be 6 months old! Already he is nearly as big as Maggie and they are pretty evenly matched when they wrestle with each other. But soon he will pass her out as she has always …

A great event…

Well, as March comes to an end, I am happy to report that the big educational event on Friday was outstanding in every way possible. It exceeded everyone’s expectations. I would be hard pressed to describe the feeling I got …

Life is so busy

My life is always so busy! I thought once I retired that I would have all this free time on my hands but that was not meant to be. And you know what?! It’s a good thing to be busy. …

Patio Bird Watcher

One little kitty is doing some bird watching on the patio while her friend just enjoys the sun.…

Mini Collage

 

This mini collage tells a story that B is for bicycle, blue, brown, button, bird, blossom… 

I love the challenge of doing these minis because it is harder to get your artistic point across on a smaller canvas with fewer …

Pastel Sunset

Watercolor of a  late winter sunset…just when the earth is getting ready to burst into glorious spring!!…