Spring Cleaning is Here!

From March 8 to May 8, you can get prints of my paintings for $5 off! I started Spring cleaning and found a few of this and lot of that, and decided to have a big sale, so take a look at the Shop - if you sort the products ...

Ice Bridge 2017!

So cold, my eyelids felt frozen open... We stood arm in arm on Goat Island, with wind whipping our faces, looking down in awe at the ice bridge spanning the Niagara River at the base of the American Falls. It was shaped much like the one that Burrell Hecock ventured ...

Alisa’s Eye

Years ago, I began this little one inch eye portrait on an ivory heart cabochon, thinking it would not take long to complete. But I got stuck when I laid down the wrong tint of color for the shadows around the eye, and I just couldn't put my finger on ...

I See Faces Everywhere

Here’s a great activity to do with your child to promote imagination and have some laughs together. With your child, look at something with texture or pattern (examples follow.) The human brain is programmed to “find” other humans, and recognizes faces even when they are not people! See if you …

My 15 Minutes of Fame

Would you like to meet a few of the Art of Facts artists? Check out this production by Dave Cable and Andy Amrhein, of Bethel Park Public Access TV, and listen as Andy delves into the minds of the illustrators with thoughtful, probing questions! Yours truly was privileged to be ...

Encourage Your Student!

Say "good-bye" to Summer, "Hello" to quiet days at home! To celebrate... er... I mean, to prepare your student for the challenges that await them in the new school year, give them a token of encouragement. My "Hold Tight, Hang Tough!" pin is just the right reminder, and it's on ...