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Ave Maris Stella finished + art print available!

At long last, it’s finished, done, scanned, paid for, mailed, corrected, cropped, the end! Would you like a print of it? I am researching fine art printers as we speak, so let me know if you are interested in potentially getting a copy! Sizes (all with white borders): 5×7″, 9×12″, 14×18″, 18×24″ (full size, image… Continue reading Ave Maris Stella finished + art print available!

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Our Lady of Sorrows + Catholic Coloring Page

Today is the feast of  Our Lady of Sorrows, unfortunately I am posting a bit late for this coloring page to be very useful for planning for this year… but there is always next year! To sum it up very quickly, Our Lady did not have, as many would assume, a “hunky-dory” life. Being free… Continue reading Our Lady of Sorrows + Catholic Coloring Page

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Our Lady’s birthday coming on Sept 8th! + Catholic coloring pages

  The feast of the birth of the Virgin Mary is coming up next week on September 8th! I always remembered this day when I was a kid because it was the day before my best friend’s birthday🙂 This feast is celebrated exactly nine months after the feast of her Immaculate Conception (Dec. 8th). In… Continue reading Our Lady’s birthday coming on Sept 8th! + Catholic coloring pages

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The Magic of Photoshop

  The lady who commissioned this piece requested that it also be turned into a medallion to represent her women’s group on their merchandise and advertising–  going from a photo of an area ~3″ in diameter to a high-res image able to be printed at ~15″ in diameter. Photoshop to the rescue! So here is… Continue reading The Magic of Photoshop

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WIP (Pencil) Ave Maris Stella

I wasn’t really happy with the previous color schemes, so I made a bunch more… these are the winners I sent to my clients. They picked the yellow one (my secret favorite!) so then I got to work on first the sketch, and then the coloring. In order for the sketch to be as clean… Continue reading WIP (Pencil) Ave Maris Stella

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Coloring crisis! + Catholic coloring page

So this piece is going to be huge (well, huge for me)– 16×20″… and for sure I don’t want to spend precious hours smearing/smushing my precious pencils over such a large area, only to find I don’t like the color scheme or, worse, find I can’t do convincing faces on that scale… (The faces are… Continue reading Coloring crisis! + Catholic coloring page