Tuesday, August 15, 2017

summer is almost over....

and i've been working hard on a few new pieces at once. busy little bee...and loving it! 🐝😊

remember these two (link to PRINTS in caption)...? had a blast last summer working on a couple mixed media animals. my first time trying something a bit different (but still cute, i might add 😏). well, i decided to give it another go with at least 2 more (another owl and a cute fox friend). been working on those (pics and video below)....

autumn serenade
ophelia's nocturne




video

also, i've been sketching out what i'd like to be the painting in which i close out the year 2017. peeks below...(btw, music in video is my most favorite pianist ever, mr. david benoit. oh how i love him so.💙🎹)



video







Thursday, July 20, 2017

summertime endeavors...

been a busy little bee the past month-working on multiple projects at once...and that's just the way i like it. 😊

some drawings/sketches...

started a new painting....



...and finally, making some new pendants for september release in my etsy shop.





speaking of my etsy shop, i am currently running HUGE 50% OFF SUMMER CLEARANCE SALE on some older works (ALL ORIGINALS) so that i can clear out my studio to make room for the new! take a click on over and check out some of the pieces i have FOR SALE from "back in the day". 😉


Thursday, June 22, 2017

my blue heaven....

my blue heaven
acrylic on canvas
©the enchanted easel 2017
surrounded by what else? a plethora of himalayan blue poppies. be still my heart.

i loved every second of every brush stroke of every blue poppy on this canvas. forever in love with them...

PRINTS AVAILABLE HERE

also, i have added a SUMMER CLEARANCE SECTION to my etsy shop. 50% OFF some older original paintings. trying to make room for some new items coming this fall. shop around and take a painting (or two...or more) off my hands. out with old and in with the new.

{did i mention how much i throughly enjoyed painting these blue poppies...? :)}



Tuesday, May 23, 2017

painting, poppies and piano....

been spending the last couple of weeks finishing up my recent painting. here are some small video clips of the process featuring the music from one of my FAVORITE pianists, mr. jon schmidt from the piano guys. while i appreciate the group as a whole, it's really only schmidt i need. ;) piano girl for life.





and just because i'm a little obsessed with him...i mean c'mon, this guy is magic on those keys. 
{heart melt}




Monday, May 8, 2017

bad blogger....

{hangs head in shame. :( }

i have not been a good blogger these last few weeks. been working on multiple things at once and dealing with some osteoarthritis flare ups in my painting arm and hand. this humid weather is my kryptonite for sure. however if you know me personally-well, you know i keep chugging along. my drive and determination....ALWAYS bigger than my pain and my size. :)

now to the good stuff....HIMALAYAN BLUE POPPIES!! 


i. am. obsessed.  i mean look at these GORGEOUS blooms!! every year, i anxiously await the display at Longwood Gardens and they do not disappoint. although they only bloom for a very short time (10-14 days-MAX), if you're lucky enough to get to see them in their prime-you will be very pleasantly surprised. they are stunning and my photos sure don't do them justice. they range from deep cobalt blues to opulent turquoise shades to violets and purples that will take your breath away. can you tell i'm a bit obsessed?! 




ok, i swear this is going somewhere and it's not just a plug for Longwood Gardens and blue poppies (not that that would be such a terrible thing)....

it's going straight to my easel and the painting i'm currently working on based on (wait for it, wait for it...) the HIMALAYAN BLUE POPPY! after being surrounded by those gorgeous blue spectacles, well i was inspired to do yet another blue poppy painting. the first one can be purchased as a print here and a pendant necklace here.

some pics of the new painting in progress....





loving every second of beautiful blue bliss on this one.

{wow, that was a long blog post. almost made up for the couple weeks of being MIA....}

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

MINI FRAMED PRINTS OF A PRINCESS....


as of now, i only have FIVE of these little beauties available for sale in in my etsy shop

they are quite lovely in their antique bronze frames and the perfect accessory for your little princess's   royal space. 

PENDANT NECKLACE COMING SOON!

until then, check out my other pendant necklaces here!


Tuesday, April 4, 2017

"the enchanted one"....

the enchanted one
 acrylic on canvas
©the enchanted easel 2017
that's what i've decided to name this little "Beauty". i have a hunch that "she's the one. the one who'll break the spell".

managed to squeeze in this little painting while drawing a couple of commissions the last month. Belle has always been my favorite princess despite seeing the new version of Beauty and the Beast and not really liking it. but i'll keep my opinions on that one to myself...;)

HAND EMBELLISHED PRINTS NOW AVAILABLE and a pendant necklace and mini framed prints will be coming soon to my etsy shop. also, i plan on adding her to my S6 shop so she can be featured on some cool products like mugs and phone cases, etc. keep ya posted...