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In Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland, St. Lucy is venerated on December 13 in a
ceremony where a woman portraying “Santa Lucia” wearing a crown of candles on her
head, walks with of a procession of many women holding a candle each. According
to the Julian calendar the night of Santa Lucia was the longest night of the year.
This is likely to be the reason why the tradition has lived on in the Nordic countries
in particular, as the nights in November and December are very dark and long, and
the idea of light overcoming darkness is thus appealing. Click the Image to see
this lovely image on clothing and gift items!
The glorious islands of Greece present many memorable sights. Here are my interpretations
of some of them. CLICK the Image to see lovely designs on Clothing, Gift items, Note
Cards and Prints, may you find just the thing you are seeking for yourself or that
Down to the Sea again!
. . .And all I ask is a windy day with the white clouds flying, and the flung spray
and the blown spume, and the sea-gulls crying.
Yes! Clothing and Gift ideas for that special someone. CLICK the image of “The
Maggie” to see seafaring designs on wonderful products!
Murex Endiva Shell Painting
There are 700 known species in this beautiful family of shells, noted for their unique
shape and curving spines. The crimson color of royal purple was created by the Phoenicians
using the Murex brandaris shell. The rare and brilliant color was used by the emperors
In 1965, a diver in Acapulco brought this Murex shell up just for me, and I painted
its portrait shortly thereafter. It occupies a prominent display space in my studio.
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The Red Panda, known as the Lesser Panda or Firefox, is a shy, long-tailed mammal,
slightly larger than a domestic cat, that lives in cold, high-altitude mountain forests
in Nepal, Burma and central China. This endangered species is more closely related
to raccoons than to Giant Pandas. Click the Image tee shirts, gifts, sweatshirts,
children's clothing and household items featuring a design created from my original
A number of designs created from the images of FLOWERS that caught my eye. Lovely
note cards, pretty prints, even a spectacular Tile Mural featuring the Queen of the
Night, a rare night-blooming cereus that is a delight in my own home . . . CLICK
the Image to come see what catches your eye for yourself or that special someone!
Living fossils, DRAGONFLIES are some of the most ancient of that ancient entity:
the insect. These unique fliers have been on Earth for around 300 million years.
Impressive fossils of dragonflies with 27" wingspans have been found dating back
over 200 million years. Mine are whimsical, multi-colored and I hope they will delight
you! CLICK the Image to see the products!
The LUNA MOTH, a member of the giant silkworm family (Saturniidae) has a 5" wingspan.
One morning in the North Carolina mountains, this breathtakingly beautiful creature
chose to rest beside my front door! I have placed this and similar “insect” designs
on note cards, tiles, keepsake boxes and stickers. Makes a great gift for your daydreaming
teenager or your favorite entomologist. Click on the Luna Moth Image to see all
of my butterfly and moth designs!
Squirrel fun at Halloween! CLICK the Image to see this and many other whimsical
designs I have created!
The TOUCAN ranges through Suriname as well as the jungle areas of Colombia, Peru,
Bolivia and Brazil.The Red Bill Toucan is the third largest of the black toucans.
Also known as white-throat Toucan, this design was created from my original oil painting
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Patriotic designs celebrating President Barack Obama. Makes a wonderful souvenir
of this momentous time in United States history. Treasure a keepsake box, tile or
magnet to remind you of the beginning of a new world. CLICK the Image to see all
of the variations and the products available for purchase.
Several colors of prancing HORSE silhouettes Do you love horses? I do! Here is
a beautiful design for horse lovers.
Be sure to see my FRIESIAN HORSE designs, as well! Each design is offered on clothing,
household and gift items! CLICK the Image
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