CD Release

My good friend, Karen Sellinger, has just completed her first CD of classical guitar. Fantastic!I had the honor of doing all the design and artwork for the CD case, insert, …

New Cards

I spent several days playing with the full digital file of “Friends of the Eel River” (watercolor painting) in Photoshop in order to create greeting cards. The full image has …

Autumn Crepe Myrtle

I finally got back to the watercolor painting that I began this fall. Christmas holidays and family visits kept me busy, and then I got rather distracted making the new …

Ruby Royale

Last but not least, I’ve finally added a new interpretation of the Ruby Slipper to the Miniature Shoe collection. This one doesn’t look at all like the one Judy Garland …

Slinky

I’ve created a few new polymer clay miniature shoes, since my collection has become somewhat depleted over the past few years. Online sales are lovely, but I miss some of …

Autumn Color

This autumn has been quite colorful. The leaf display of vibrant fall colors is different every year, and this year is better than last year. I try to get a …

New Work

Time to start a new painting. As usual, I spent several days or weeks waiting for inspiration. Luckily, the fall colors have started to appear. We don’t have the glorious …

Friends of the River

The new painting is done, and it has a new title. It’s now just “Friends of the River”. This is a bit less unwieldy than “Flora and Fauna of the …

Opening Reception photos

Here’s a link to a Picasa web photo album from the opening night reception for “Butterflies, Bugs, & Beyond”. It was a wonderful party!http://picasaweb.google.com/lucyaharnold

Flora and Fauna

I believe the final brush stroke is now on the paper for “Flora and Fauna of the Eel River Watershed” painting. Whew! To complete this project, I need to get …

Opening Reception

The opening reception for my solo art show, “Butterflies, Bugs and Beyond” was fabulous! My oldest friend, Karen Sellinger, provided wonderful live classical guitar music. My sister, Jennifer, provided delicious …

It’s not easy being green

Well, the new painting is coming along well. I’m in the final phase: the greenery. (All the flowers, bugs, butterflies, birds, amphibians, and mammals are painted.) Now, many folks might …

Technical Difficulties

I took digital photos of my new piece when it was just ink lines on watercolor paper, as I would like to be able to reproduce it as a poster …

Eel River Watershed painting

I’m currently working on a watercolor painting of flora and fauna of the Eel River watershed. This piece was inspired by the founder of Friends of the Eel River. Once …

Butterflies, Bugs, & Beyond

I will be showing about 15 paintings and giclee prints in a solo exhibit in October. It’s a great venue, and I am excited to be able to show so …

Latest Art

I completed one last natural history watercolor painting just before the close of 2007. I had been thinking of doing some undersea creatures, and the leafy seadragon was such an …

March 2, 2008

Now that spring is almost here, I thought it would be fun to keep a natural history diary of what Mike and I see on our hikes. Don’t remember exact …

New Art for a New Blogger

This is my first attempt at entering the world of blogging. As member of Worldwide Women Artists, I thought I’d give it a try. I just finished a new series …