Aqus Small Works Show

Reception December 7th 2019 Aqus Cafe Petaluma California 4-6pm. And you don’t need to be in Petaluma to purchase. Contact me if you’re interested in any of these small works.
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Club Meeting

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Club Meeting

I was the featured artist at the CKCS club event in Oakland California. Drawing dogs all day while the dogs and their owners took part in a show. Please contact me if you’d like me at your dog show, or shelter fundraiser.

McDAbbey Art camps!

Pete McDonnell and I will be holding 2 weeks of art camp in Petaluma! July 24-August 4th. Contact meĀ  for more information.

Were you always an artist?

I’m taking an online course called Klein Artist Works. He asks all the artists that speak via webinar and the ones taking the course, did they always know they were an artist? or when did they know they were artists. Tonight I’m thinking about that. I...
But Shannon, I want to paint my own pet! Lesson # 1

But Shannon, I want to paint my own pet! Lesson # 1

Well now you can. I’m going to show you what I did on my most recent commission; Yogi, the happiest dog in cartoon land. I’ll post a few photos I took and what I look for in a photo and then how I get started to the very end. First, here is the painting on...

Angus – nearly there

What I did today. I think a little more structure to the body and he’s there. I had fun abstracting the background. Jeez, who knows, I may end up doing full on abstraction doon