Category Archive: Animals

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

Sap gathering

2016 is just coming to an end but that doesn’t stop me from working on my 2018 calendar (I still have a few 2017 calendars left.).  There is no theme to the pictures… Continue reading