Category Archive: Animals

2021 Calendar

The 2021 Calendars are hot off the press and ready to be purchased.  The calendars will be $16.59 plus sales tax for a total of $18 dollars for New York State. (Plus mailing… Continue reading

2021 Calendar

Because the fall Artisans Studio Tour has been cancelled I wasn’t going to do a 2021 calendar BUT people who look forward to getting it talked me into doing one.  It will go… Continue reading


This is colored pencil drawing on drafting film–8×10.  A fun project as a surprise for a friend.


Recently I have been working with a new media–colored pencil on drafting film.  It has been a fun learning experience.  A number of my students are also having fun trying it.  This is… Continue reading

Here’s Looking at You

This is a new medium for me.  I used colored pencil on drafting film.  I worked on both sides of the film. 


My 2019 calendar is now available.  Its theme this year is Benches through the different seasons.  Each bench has a visitor be it animal or human.  A quote from a poem by Sally… Continue reading

Bill and Bess

This is a 16×20 oil painting on canvas done by Winnie Hettinger, a student here at Auntie’s Place.  This is a picture of her neighbor’s horses, in her own setting.

Puppy Bench

This is the year of the DOG, in Chinese tradition, and I thought this would be a good painting to share today.  It is 11×14 oil on gessobord.

Nap Time

Commissioned –Done–Picked Up–and Given–Really appreciated!

Shh I am sleeping

This is a LITTLE scratchboard (2.25″ x 1.5″).  A student brought these small frames so I decided to do something to fit in it.  I thought the koala would like the bamboo on the… Continue reading