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First Art Commission – Crystal Preserves

First Art Commission – Crystal Preserves

I got my first art commission!! Naturally, I am incredibly excited. A few weeks ago I reconnected with my old Riverdale High School classmates on Facebook. Wow. It’s been wonderful to see names I haven’t heard for 38 years suddenly pop up all over my […]

What is that Background You’re Using?

What is that Background You’re Using?

One question I keep getting from people who’ve seen photographs of my art is, what is that in the background? Some people have speculated that it might be a mural or even a glimpse into another room. So, this article is intended to clear up […]

Casa de Lis Won a Second Place Ribbon

Casa de Lis Won a Second Place Ribbon

Tonight was the SAL meeting, and I was thrilled to win a Second Place Ribbon in the Master’s Category of the monthly art contest for my original painting, Casa de Lis! It will be on display at Slidell Memorial Hospital’s Cancer Center for a month. […]

ArtByDArt Website Revamp – How Did I Do?

ArtByDArt Website Revamp – How Did I Do?

I’ve spent the last two days updating my ArtByDArt website to a format that better shows off my art. I think the new design is simple, clean, and elegant; and I really like the way it displays images. I’d like to invite everyone to take […]

Art By DArt Paintings Video

Art By DArt Paintings Video

I made a video of all of my paintings. I’ll update it from time to time, adding new paintings and putting others into the SOLD section.

NOLA Night is SOLD

NOLA Night is SOLD

I know I always say it’s hard to let go of one of my paintings. And that’s true, even when I know they’re going to a loving home. But letting go of NOLA Night is especially tough for me. A few years ago my sister […]

I Got an Honorable Mention

I Got an Honorable Mention

Recently I joined the Slidell Art League and submitted four of my paintings for their Art & Bloom Show. I am thrilled to say that I got an Honorable Mention for “Green Eyes.” All four will be on display at the Slidell Memorial Hospital Cancer […]

ArtByDArt Paintings on Display

ArtByDArt Paintings on Display

A wonderful friend has become a collector of my work. Naturally, I am beyond thrilled about the fact that she has purchased three of my paintings. She was also kind enough to take a picture of them displayed on the wall of her home.

Starting a New Painting

Starting a New Painting

Working on my next painting. It’s not going to be part of my Little Jewels collection, however. My eyes need a break. LOL It’s funny, but after working exclusively on 8 x 10 canvases for so long, I’m a little nervous about working on a […]

ArtByDArt Paintings Video

ArtByDArt Paintings Video

I just made a new video of my current paintings.

An Update on my Latest Painting

An Update on my Latest Painting

I put in a lot of detail work on the painting today. Still needs a lot more work, but it’s coming along.

Video: How ArtByDArt Christmas Stockings Are Made

Video: How ArtByDArt Christmas Stockings Are Made

I made this video to give more information to potential buyers about the ArtByDArt Hand Painted Christmas Stockings. It shows the amount of work that goes into it, and of course discloses that the stockings themselves are inexpensive. Basically, I want people to know that […]

Etsy Down, so I’m Forced to Paint

Etsy Down, so I’m Forced to Paint

Since my launch date of October 17th, I’ve been busy slogging through how to use Facebook to market my ArtByDArt Etsy shop. It’s not easy. Today, I intended to share another of my paintings. I can’t do it directly through Etsy, because Facebook crops the […]

New Orleans Art, “NOLA Night,” One of a Kind Painting for Sale by Artist

New Orleans Art, “NOLA Night,” One of a Kind Painting for Sale by Artist

An Original work of Art, a New Orleans neighborhood at night created with acrylics and mixed media, signed by the Artist. You can see more pictures and buy this painting from the NOLA Night page of my ArtByDArt Etsy Shop. Title: NOLA Night Size: 16″ […]