National Doughnut Day!

June 2 is National Doughnut Day! And since I refreshed my display at District Doughnut in Cady’s Alley today, I thought I’d mention it. In case you needed an excuse for doughnuts+coffee+art. Remember: District Doughnut, Cady’s Alley in Georgetown. You’re welcome. Advertisements

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FRANCINA & KARI

This is what friendship looks like: My friend’s and my voices. She’s deep red and plum. I’m vermillion and orange. And we look like this.  I made this as a gift for her.  (Ever wonder what comes with a piece of Black Sheep Art? The painting, of course. But also a Story Card, which explains […]

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YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE

“Can you paint me “You Are My Sunshine?” Of course I said yes! But had to explain that the specific recording made a difference. “Can you send me a link to the version you want?” What I got was a recording. This woman and her three daughters singing “You Are My Sunshine.” They do it […]

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INKLINGS

I’ve heard that a well-read woman is a dangerous creature. At minimum, she’s THE person you want naming your synesthesia paintings. “Inklings.” C.S. Lewis said a friend is someone who makes you stop and ask, “Wait, you too?!” He called his nearest and dearest The Inklings. So when this client and I collaborated to paint […]

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RESEVOIR

A woman wrote a song. She shared it with her husband. At Christmas time he asked me to paint her singing it.  The song didn’t yet have a name, but he knew what his wife WOULD name it. We agreed it was the perfect name for the painting also: Resevoir.  The song was about turning […]

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THE FLOOD

This client asked me to paint her a storm. Her sister lives in southern Louisiana and her home was destroyed in the floods of September 2016. My client was unexpectedly in Louisiana when the flood happened, and took videos of the storm. She sent me the videos and from the audio we painted the storm […]

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Okoa Kisakye

Okoa: “Saved” or “Rescued.” Kisakye: “God is merciful.” One April, a baby boy, an orphan, arrived at an orphanage in Uganda. The orphanage was named Okoa. He was taken in and named. For his middle name, the caretakers chose Kisakye. At the orphanage, the children were taught about God and His great father-love for them. […]

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“Baby Voice” & “Giggle”

Meet two precious kids.   Their moms wanted to capture a piece of their childhood, one through her strawberry-colored laugh… the other through his cantaloupe and orange “baby voice.” These little 5×5 minis are small, but the emotion and memory attached to them is enormous, especially to parents, who know how quickly kids change.

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