We are well into Autumn in Chicago now. Our finest two months are September and October…the crisp air, the golden light, the changing color of the trees. I got married in the month of October…nine years ago. The day was 75 degrees and sunny with a light breeze. My sketch a day series has followed … More Autumn Sketches
Wow…while I have not posted here in a while, my sketch-a-day project has continued and perhaps will give you a little glance into our short but absolutely magical summer. It was full of roadtrips, day trips, beach and pool days, rainy movie nights, sleepovers with cousins and staying up late catching fireflies. The garden is … More And Summer Ends…
Hi friends! I am having a pop up end-of-summmer sale on my Original Paintings at my Etsy shop. Sale is 24 hours only and 40% off!!! Sale starts at 12 noon central time and there are only 20 paintings! Here’s the link…Happy Shopping!
I can not believe that July is half way over…the summer is racing by. I thought I’d share the pics I took in late June as part of the Wes Anderson Instagram Foliophoto project. Sandra Harris from Raincoast Creative Salon and Christie Jones from Bedsidesign regularly post these awesome challenges with daily prompts to gather … More Wes Anderson Instagram Project
We are well into June and school is finally out for my children! I am trying to find creative ways to do my art this summer, while doing all the fun summery things I want to do with them. Luckily, I had wrapped up a series of commissions this past week and now I get to … More The Summer Begins…
May has been busy busy and well, just wonderful. And my sketch a day project has definitely taken a hit as far as my nightly postings go on instagram (you can follow me at @marygasparart) 😉 So there have been a couple nights of extreme catch up. And these are usually on days where I … More May Sketches
Here are two recent commissions I finished this past week…one for a client in New York City and the other, an interior designer in Los Angeles. Both pieces are an ode to summer…to the beach, the warm wind, lush landscapes and the promise that longer days are here to stay…for at least a while;)