Saturday, January 24, 2009

Love is in the air ... and Valentine's Day is right around the corner!

Strawberry Note Cards for Valentine's Day or
a Small Delicious Oil Painting!

I'm posting some wonderful ideas for a special Valentine's Day note or a one-of-a-kind gift!
Remember someone special in a unique way! Order information is given below.

(Original artwork, copyright 2008, Helen Read)
Set of 10 Note Cards (5 designs) w/envelopes
Featuring Strawberries and Hearts.
Cards measure 4.25 x 5.5"
(Shipping $3.00 in US, IL residents, please add 7.75% sales tax)

Berry Bowl, 6x6" Oil on canvas (ready to frame)
(Beautiful, juicy berries contained in a heart shaped bowl! ... Love!)

(Shipping $10.00 in U.S., IL residents, please add 7.75% sales tax.)

Thursday, January 22, 2009

White Amaryllis

copyright 2009, Helen Read
White Amaryllis, approx. 5x7" pen and ink (colored ink)
on paper

For more information on the techniques used for this, please visit my blog, Brushstrokes, etc.
click here.

Monday, January 19, 2009

The Theme Continues:

Little Red Hen, 2009 - 4 x 5.5" black and colored ink on paper
all images copyright by Helen Read

Friday, January 16, 2009

Purple beret

The Purple Beret, 2009, 4 x 5.5" Black and colored ink on paper
copyright 2009, Helen Read

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

A little bit of news!

On Sunday, I posted an article that I wrote, Staying Creative in Difficult Times. I'm happy to say that it has been published by Creativity Portal - a great online publication that always has interesting articles and ideas. It is worth a visit and a bookmark!

Sunday, January 4, 2009

New work - 2009

Landscape in red and blue, approx 7 x 9" oil pastel on illustration board.

New ideas in 2009!
Read more.... click here.

Thursday, January 1, 2009

Its January 1st - Make a Fashion Statement!

Fun Thoughts on Fashion & Style!

Whimsical Birds with something to say!
The above 4 small paintings are now available as prints!
Each is printed on heavy matte paper and matted in white.
outside dimension 8x10" - ready to frame
$10.00 each
set of 4 - $35.00

Single Colors or set

(shipping & handling - $3.00 for single prints, 2 prints - $5.00, 3 or 4 prints - $7.00)
IL residents please add 7.75% sales tax.
Please note - "Add to Cart" button may not allow ordering flexibility. Please add to cart what is desired, if shipping costs seem incorrect according to note above, I will adjust!