Monthly Archives: August 2010

In the News

Look in the September issue of Animal Life, a great publication in the Berkshires. One of Dita’s cats, Aleister, is on the cover, and the leading article features four of my paintings. It’s the fall fashion issue, and my dog … Continue reading

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The Lew Farm

The Lew Farm has a long history going back to the mid 18th century. It sits on one of the first lots owned by Englishmen in the town of Washington. This first group of New England adventurers purchased the large … Continue reading

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A Guinea Pig of Distinction

My current favorite commissioned portrait is of Basil, a beloved dearly departed Guinea Pig owned by Bridget Williams. She selected the perfect outfit… secretly I was hoping she would choose that historical reference.

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Pug With Rock

Meet Walter, one of my critters. Favorite hobby? Fetching rocks.

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The Cats of Dita Von Teese

Aleister, Herman, and Edgar are three kitties lucky enough to be owned by fashionista, model and internationally renowned burlesque stripper, Dita Von Teese. She commissioned portraits of them several years ago, taking great care to select just the right attire … Continue reading

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The Rainbow in our field

One night last month, Kent and I were closing the chickens up in their house for the night and we saw this gorgeous double rainbow bursting across the sky and landing in our field. This picture doesn’t do it justice, … Continue reading

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The Farm and Garden

I love the way the light shines on our house and garden in the morning.

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Betty is lookin’ for love

Betty is a nine month resident of the Sonsini Shelter who came to us from an abusive situation. She’s just a young thing still. She learned how to trust and love people at the shelter. She’s a really good girl … Continue reading

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Winston, a work in progress

 Anne S. commissioned a portrait of her dog Winston. We liked this historical reference for him. His white face will show nicely against the dark background. Visit later to see the finished portrait.

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