Christmastide Shop Update

  Preview of Etsy Shop Update: Tuesday, December 12 at 10 am PST at http://hearthstonefables.etsy.com   Frost has been carpeting the ground every morning, and we've been bringing in cedar & holly from the hillside to deck our halls.  We keep our fire going almost daily now, and I've been drying sliced oranges to add bursts …

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Hallowe’en Shop Update

Preview of Etsy Shop Update: Saturday, October 14 at 9 am PST at http://hearthstonefables.etsy.com   It's a stormy, blustery October day here in the Pacific Northwest as I write this - we lit our first fire of the season in our little wood stove yesterday, and for an Autumnal soul like mine, it felt like a …

Drawing Process

A year or two ago at a craft store, I bought a pad of brown-toned paper on a whim.  In my acrylic paintings, I've always really enjoyed the process of playing with lighting - especially with glowing faery-orbs providing the illumination - but I wanted a way to sketch the lighting & experiment with it …

May Shop Update

Preview of Etsy Shop Update: Saturday, May 27 at 10 am PST at http://hearthstonefables.etsy.com After experiencing one of the longest, rainiest winters in the Pacific Northwest, May is perhaps even more glorious than usual this year.  A little collection of springtime-inspired Vignettes and Drawings will be flitting into my Etsy shop this Saturday, and I hope …