Save 20% on your first print order when you sign up for my newsletter! 

Your shopping cart is empty.

Your shopping cart is empty.

ABOUT

The beginning

No matter what stage of life I have been in - student, wife or mother - my passion for creating and drawing has been a constant companion.  Horses were my first passion, from the moment I could hold a pencil I was drawing them.  In later years, I painted furniture, clothes, glass and dabbled in papier-mache.

Why I started painting

In 2011 my show horse "broke" (don't worry, Luke's living the Life of Riley out at our ranch).  That year, as I tried to rehabilitate him. I found myself with a LOT of spare time so I pulled out the starter-set of acrylic paints my husband had given me the year before.  It was love at first stroke!

How I learned

To be honest, I learned how to mix paint by watching YouTube videos.  I am self-taught through trial and error and technology.  But if I am anything, I am tenacious!  I paint almost every night usually starting around 6pm until I make myself stop around 3am.  Needless to say, morning calls will NOT be answered!

Why I paint

Painting is a passion.  I need it like I need air to breathe or like that first cup of coffee in the morning.  The first is necessary and the second just makes life so much sweeter.  So I paint, a lot.  It's really a good thing I have such an incredible family that supports my addiction  passion (and that my kids were old enough to get themselves onto the school bus when this all started - The rule was: If there isn't any blood, don't wake your mother up).

Why I paint what I paint

Why all the animals, you ask?  Well, to me, every animal is a therapy-dog.  They calm and soothe my inner-self.  Bringing them to life on a canvas is magical, spiritual, esoterical (forgive the poetic license) - pick a word, it fits.

What I hope you get out of it

My hope is that when you see one of my paintings you don't just see a pretty picture but an animal with a personality.  When you look into their eyes, are you looking at them or are they looking at you?


My husband, Dominic, and I moved to Oklahoma in 2004 where we've raised our two children and own a 100-acre ranch where we have horses, cattle, donkeys, sheep, chickens and dogs.

Click here RANCH PHOTOS to see pics of some of our critters.

Return to Home Page 

Sign up for my Newsletter

 

1c crunched snajej
1c crunched snajej

Trusted Art Seller

The presence of this badge signifies that this business has officially registered with the Art Storefronts Organization and has an established track record of selling art.

It also means that buyers can trust that they are buying from a legitimate business. Art sellers that conduct fraudulent activity or that receive numerous complaints from buyers will have this badge revoked. If you would like to file a complaint about this seller, please do so here.

2b crunched ctmrym
2b crunched ctmrym

Verified Returns & Exchanges

The Art Storefronts Organization has verified that this business has provided a returns & exchanges policy for all art purchases.

Description of Policy from Merchant:

Original paintings come with a 30 day money back guarantee if you are not totally satisfied with your purchase. Custom printed reproductions can be exchanged. Please see my complete return policy under: /important stuff/FAQ's

3c crunched udpkob
3c crunched udpkob

Verified Secure Website with Safe Checkout

This website provides a secure checkout with SSL encryption.

Cart

Your cart is currently empty.

Saved Successfully.

This is only visible to you because you are logged in and are authorized to manage this website. This message is not visible to other website visitors.

×

Import From Instagram

Click on any Image to continue

Create a New Favorite List

×
Name

Badge ar compatible

The above preview shows how to use the live preview on this website. The image displayed is just an example, and is not available for sale.

Badge ar compatible

This Website Supports Augmented Reality to Live Preview Art

This means you can use the camera on your phone or tablet and superimpose any piece of art onto a wall inside of your home or business.

To use this feature, Just look for the "Live Preview AR" button when viewing any piece of art on this website!

×

Manage Favorites

Below, select which favorite lists you would like to save this product into.

×

Let's keep in touch!

SAVE 20% ON YOUR FIRST ORDER

Enter your email below and I'll email you a 20% OFF Coupon right now!

This offer is valid for NEW CUSTOMERS only!

No thanks