Clearance Sale!

I’m told my unexciting life needs a little chili pepper in it, so here goes, my revised blog for the first of the year 2013. Speaking of chili, there is a fresh pot simmering in the crock pot on this CCCcold Saturday morning. We have been to the store and I have added the green pepper to the chili mix. It will be a nice thick pot, too.

Additionally, I am using my ASUS tablet to write this for the very first time. Writing for the blog and email, etc. were two of the biggest reasons for getting this tablet, so I’d better make good on this gift!

Cats300Back in the studio again, I have tried a new idea. Just before Christmas I was commissioned to make a painting of two wonderful cats who clearly enjoyed each other from the photos given to me to work with. I enjoyed the challenge and came up with this paintings of Max and Zola. And thus is launched a new aspect of my painting career…


It’s hard to show the detail in shadows on the web, but this close-up is a lot closer to the real thing.

I am now in the official market as a painter of specific, personal, loving pets, probably dogs and cats, though I could be up for the personable guinea pig if prodded.

If you know someone who has a loving four-legged friend who needs a self portrait, please pass the word. Special prices apply, so give me a call at 614-444-4568 and we can talk.

odcCard The new year is beginning again and the first show is in the offing. The fabulous Art Studio Clearance Sale opens its doors January 25 & 26 at the Lausche Building on the Ohio State Fairgrounds in Columbus.

We will have deeply discounted art work for yourself, for gifts, for mailing to friends. Shows this time of year in Ohio are notably scarce, so if you have a hankering to shop for handmade, artist-made creations, then come on out.

This show is sponsored by Ohio Designer Craftsman, the same people who brought you Winterfair in December and many of the same artists will be there! Everyone needs to clear off the work bench and you benefit with great bargains everywhere. So please stop by Booth #201, say hello and give a hug and pick up cards, prints, matted prints, mini prints, even framed prints and originals. We offer the full spectrum of our wares. And in case you don’t make it out to the Clearance Sale, remember February is our own Clearance Sale with deep discounts on the web. Watch for further announcements.

Art Studio Clearance Sale
Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 10 am to 5 pm
Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014 12 pm to 5 pm
Lausche Building, Ohio State Fairgrounds
Admission $6, 12 and under free, free return both days