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‘Mystical Rose’ – New Painting

I finished a new 18"x24" watercolor painting for my daughter's room. She requested something very pink and very flowery, so here it is! It's available as fine art giclee prints in my shop, and also as PREORDER greeting cards now through May 26th. (After that, cards will be discontinued for the forseeable future, because of… Continue reading ‘Mystical Rose’ – New Painting

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Gregorian Chant – YouTube

Discovered the other day that our corridor has excellent acoustics, which enables my phone to record decent sound. So I am making a series of a cappella chant videos - if you'd like to hear more, please subscribe to my YouTube channel! ♥ First I have O Viridissima Virga by St. Hildegard von Bingen (text, translation,… Continue reading Gregorian Chant – YouTube

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“Swans” beaded, embroidered applique

This is an old piece from - maybe - 2007. It was on a vest but is now finished in a hoop 🙂 Being auctioned on Instagram through Sunday, April 8th, 3 pm EST. Swans hand-appliqued, embroidered and beaded on turquoise blue silk. 10.5" wooden hoop, backed with felt. Ready to hang, as pictured.

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Pieta – Bouguereau – Good Friday Coloring Page

Coloring page drawn from W.A. Bouguereau's "Pieta", 1876. Definitely the most difficult one I have drawn. Drawn free-hand by looking at painting, not traced. Line art done with pen over original pencil drawing, which is then erased. This one took me 6-7 hours. Coloring page here 🙂  

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Easter Coloring Page – Christ and Mary Magdalene

According to the Gospels, Mary Magdalene was the first witness of the Resurrection. Based on painting "Christ and Mary Magdalene, a Finnish Legend" by Albert Edelfelt, 1890. Drawn with 0.05 mm fine-tip pens. Coloring page here 🙂  

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St. Apollonia – Extreme Dentistry + Catholic Coloring Page

St. Apollonia coloring page here 🙂 St. Apollonia, patroness of dentists, dental patients, and tooth problems in general, is one of those saints who were ultra-popular in the Middle Ages, but almost unknown today. What we do know of her legend goes as follows: Elderly deaconess Lived in Alexandria, Egypt Died c. 249 in persecutions… Continue reading St. Apollonia – Extreme Dentistry + Catholic Coloring Page

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St. Josephine Bakhita – Patron of Sudan + Catholic Coloring Page

“Seeing the sun, the moon and the stars, the beauties of nature, I asked myself, ‘Who is the owner of all these beautiful things?' and I felt a great desire to see him, to know him and to pay him homage.” - St. Josephine Bakhita Today, February 8th, is the memorial of St. Josephine Bakhita.… Continue reading St. Josephine Bakhita – Patron of Sudan + Catholic Coloring Page