• Artwork,  Interactive Art Show

    Rural Art Show

    Rural art show interactive art gallery blog cover

    For today’s interactive art show, I’ve collected some of my favorite paintings that show some beautiful rural scenes of New York!  Grab yourself a cup of tea/coffee/wine and a favorite snack to enjoy while we explore the gallery.  This gallery is completely interactive – follow the prompts to explore the…

  • Artwork

    Stepping Stones

    Stepping Stones by Laura Jaen Smith. Framed ink painting of river rocks in creek hanging on barn wood wall.

    This week on the blog, I’m featuring one of my favorite ink drawings – Stepping Stones.  Ink is a new medium that I’ve learned to love in the past year beginning with the Inktober challenge that I took part in last October.  The challenge pushed me outside of my comfort…

  • Adventures,  Painting Series,  Waterfall Wednesday

    Waterfall Wednesday: Rocky Falls

    Rocky Falls Waterfall Wednesday blog cover

    Rocky Falls (top), photograph, 2018 For today’s featured waterfall – Rocky Falls – we are going back to Fall Creek Gorge (also called Ithaca Gorge) in Ithaca, New York.  Fall Creek Gorge is located right within the Cornell University campus and includes six named waterfalls – Ithaca Falls, Forest Falls, Foaming…