Iridescent and metallic acrylic paint give this show off peacock a subtle glimmer. Original available for purchase.
9x12 colored pencil on Bristol Signed Jae
Clover blooms, the experts say, are an important food source for our honeybees. They are humble little blooms we take for granted. We walk on them without thought, except perhaps to absently note that maybe we should mow the grass. They are hardy and sweet, full of the sugary stuff bees crave. Such an important… Continue reading Clover
One of my miniatures, this poignant sunset scene is fit for a couple! In fact, there are three couples already there. Can you imagine you and your sweetheart joining them? 2x2" Canvas Panel mounted on 4x4" Canvas Panel Framed Original Available Signed JMc
Peace, lightness, spring, healing, blooming... when I was inspired to paint this, it was not the lotus I craved. Instead I came to this painting with stress and heartache and confusion in my heart, seeking relief. When I set to painting this piece, I intended to paint my emotions. What came out of my brush… Continue reading Lotus Bloom
Ella is every adorable baby elephant, sweet with joy and playfulness, finding fun in all aspects of being an elephant. I love the purple and green of the lily pads she's munching, and wanted to play up the spring colors to match her youth and innocence. 2019 20"x20" acrylic on canvas. Prints available. Original available.
The above painting is the very first realistic-style acrylic painting I ever did. Now, don't misunderstand. I did not magically know how to paint. This is from a lesson in a book, and I'd done some drawing and painting before, but the painting was more cartoon-style, and the drawing was just in pencil. However, when… Continue reading Forgotten Chores: 17 years of practice
The colors of vegetables always fascinate me. Through our produce, we have the full visible spectrum of pigments, but many lie in the beta-carotene spectrum which controls the amount of red pigment. I find them beautiful and a reminder that our natural world provides much more variety in foodstuffs than we are used to seeing… Continue reading Heirloom Carrots
Three of the first vegetables to come forward in spring: asparagus, spring peas and green onions. These small and light watercolors are perfect framed as a grouping or in a single print. I have several other vegetable watercolors that offer a wider variety of the gorgeous colors of produce. 3 - 4"x6" Watercolor on PaperOriginals… Continue reading Spring Greens
Stampede is part of the Safari Series. It has been exhibited at MAHEC in Asheville, NC in 2016, at the Westside Co-Op in trendy West Asheville during 2016 and 2017, and at the Contemporary Art Exchange in Washington, NC in 2019. It was recognized and licensed by the Dysautonomia International non-profit for reprinting on popsockets… Continue reading Stampede