Artist Marie Wise paints with her grandchildren on Christmas day!

Christmas Day 2015!

This year I continued the tradition of painting with my grandchildren on Christmas Day!

Reece's Christmas Tree painting - Christmas 2014

Christmas Painting 2014

This year I started a new tradition–painting with my grandchildren on Christmas Day! We used Liquitex Basic acrylic paints on 11 x …

Welcome to My Studio!

I came up with the idea of a painting palette because they are curiously shaped and amenable to many design mediums. Even …

Living in an Artsy Town

I don’t know anywhere else in the Pacific Northwest where you can look out over a breathtakingly beautiful river that also happens …

Art in the Pearl

Portland (Oregon) has an energized yet comfortable art scene. Art in the Pearl is the annual Labor Day arts festival in the …

Watercolor by Betty

Artsy genes run in the family

I always thought my artsyness came from my mother, eccentric and artistic as she was. Known by many as the ‘crazy lady …

Rushing

One Thing My Dad Did

At nine years old, my father presented me with a small set of Rembrandt pastels. We had no money at the time, …

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This is my new Website

Hello Art Friends! Every few years I’m compelled to update my website, and this is the most recent version. It’s WordPress, so I don’t …