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    January Events

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    Happy New Year!  Here’s what I have going on for January!  So far it feels like it will be a low-key month with two shows ending and one new one beginning.  January is my planning month, so if you know of any good exhibitions coming up, any places in the…

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    Top 15 Christmas Artworks From Throughout History

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    As an artist (and person in general) the weeks leading up to Christmas tend to be the busiest with making sure everything is ready to go on time.  This year I’m being especially mindful of simplifying and slowing down compared to last years.  While I’m working on other things, here’s…

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    December Events

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    Here’s what I have going on for December and some updates!  As always, keep an eye out on my social medias to keep up with happenings throughout the month.  The cutoff for placing orders for Christmas shipping is December 10th.  If you’re local to the area, I may be able…

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    A Tradition of Hand-Painted Ornaments

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    Before we jump into today’s blog, I wanted to take a moment to remind you that the EARLY SHOPPER SALE happening in my holiday ornament shop ends tomorrow (Nov 30th)!  Enjoy 25% off your cart of 3 or more items.  **QUICK UPDATE: I realized that I had something going on in my…

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    November Events

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    Thank you to everyone who followed and cheered along as I completed Inktober this past month!  Here’s what I have going on for November (how is it November already?) and some updates!  As always, keep an eye out on my social medias to keep up with happenings throughout the month. …

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    October Events

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    What I have going on for October and some updates!  As always, keep an eye out on my social medias to keep up with happenings throughout the month.  Holiday Art Market (September 3-30) Regional juried exhibition that showcases work from artists within 100 miles of Owego, New York hosted in…

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    Top 15 Christmas Artworks From Throughout History

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    Merry Christmas to everyone celebrating today!  I searched the interwebs for Christmas art to share with you today and I ended up finding TONS!  After retrieving myself from various rabbit holes, I’m sharing 15 favorites from the ones that I found.  1. The Nativity by Martin Schongauer (1435-1491) 1435–1491, The…

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    A Favorite Christmas Movie

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    Do you have a favorite Christmas movie?  Mine has always been the animated Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer that came out in 1964.  My fascination with the movie grew when I learned how the movie (and the others released around the same time) were made using claymation stop motion techniques.  I…

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    A Tradition of Hand-Painted Ornaments

    A tradition of hand-painted ornaments blog cover

    About a decade ago, I started a tradition of hand-painting ornaments for family and friends.  It all started because I wanted to be able to give special gifts even though money was short at that time.  The ornaments went over well and I continued the tradition every year after.   Some…