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Thursday, March 29, 2012

Preview ~ Sky Rider ...a new oil




oil on gallery wrapped canvas



This new painting is available to assist

Dalmatian Rescue Tampa Bay


PAYPAL is welcome

email to purchase:


100% to the rescue minus shipping.

Help this rescue with a purchase of collectible art.


About the painting:

This piece is another of multiple glazes of color to achieve the depth and glow of light. A bit of drama in this Moonscape that draws you in and hopefully takes you to a mystical reverie.

One of the good things about having been away from painting for the last year was that it gave me a renewed perspective about just what it was that I enjoyed so much about my favorite medium, and my approach to painting.

I enjoy taking the time now to glaze and relax with the work. Live with it a bit

and sit back and change a passage here or tweak a stroke there.

And color...there is nothing I like better than playing with color and light.

So if this piece of art appeals to you and you want to have it...

let me know.

In the meantime

don't forget about the purpose behind the passion to create...


and help a great rescue out!


PINTO is still up for adoption through

Dalmatian Rescue Tampa Bay!

read all about him here:

Thanks for looking.

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

PREVIEW....White Rose ~ a new original oil


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oil on gallery wrapped canvas



My first offering for ART HELPING ANIMALS for 2012 is my vision of the white rose that symbolizes the Spiritual.

This particular piece is a small one painted in many thin glazes to allow the illusion of light to come through representing backlighting.

It captures the impression of luminosity and a delicate layering of petals.

The canvas is wrapped around the stretchers and the sides are painted. It can be framed or displayed as is.



100% of the sale (minus shipping) will go directly to


a non-profit, all volunteer rescue that works tirelessly to save

Dalmatians and others from high kill shelters, discarded pets, and seniors at end of life care.


This particular painting is dedicated to the dalmatian mix who was saved from a shelter at AGE 8 where he was sent by his family.


(Pinto's Shelter Picture)
Imagine living with your family for 8 years and they leave you in a shelter?
He is 58 lbs, very loving and has made friends with his foster home's Dalmatian
In the beginning he was very depressed and mourning the loss of his family.
He was not eating and he was suffering from shelter cough.
NOW...he is healthy, adjusting to the loving care he is receiving and is ready for a family of his own.
If you can help this wonderful boy...please consider adoption.
All the details and contacts with DRTB can be found here:

It is always GREAT that a pet gets a foster home but for the volunteers to be successful and help others in need they have to find that FOREVER HOME for their foster pet.
Thanks for viewing the painting and the information about PINTO.
this painting will be posted for sale on Art Helping Animals
Art Collectors Blog, The Daily Painter's Gallery and directly from me.
to purchase immediately with this preview.
Shipping is free to you.
Paypal is always accepted.
The purchase price will go straight to the Rescue.
thank you!

Friday, March 23, 2012

At Long Last!

...Back in my studio.

I will be working on new pieces that are helping me to get back into the swing of things.
I will be painting to help hompeless animals and donate to charity.
Until the end of the year ALL my work will be 100% donations to non-profit rescues.
Any sales will go to charity as I regroup and reconnect with my favorite Rescues.

I will be blogging about and promoting animals in need of adoption and help and working once again in conjuction with a
wonderful group of Artist through

The art blog of Art Helping Animals, posting work for sale at Daily Painter's Gallery as part of the group from AHA and on my own blog and website will all go to the cause of helping animals find homes, get medical care and maintenance while they await adoption.

Great needs in very tough times! Art has the POWER to help and my passion and voice are lent to this pursuit.

I have spent the last year working through many challenges and changes...sometimes it has a positive side effect by allowing you to step out of your comfort zone, step back and find new bearings.

We lost our beloved cat Emmi, my studio companion, at age 18 and Lizzie (our Dalmatian) is learning to fill the role. In the picture taken just yesterday with me in my studio she is inspiring me to get back into the game and shake the rust out of my skills at the easel.

I am starting out with some small collectible pieces of art in a variety of themes.
I will begin showing these pieces next week with the hopes that you can join me on the journey.
My right shoulder is still healing (a VERY long year!) but I am able to handle the smaller pieces of work without a problem.

I am not quite ready for commissions of larger sizes but hopefully and with attention to Karmic principles I can send out some good work that will help others.
Feel free to share my news, my work, and please support non-profit rescues who do so much with so little for so many.

Off and running on the new adventures of Art that helps animals!
The Studio is OPEN!
peace and blessings,