National Human Trafficking Awareness Day

Today is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. There are many ways you can get involved to help transform public perception and generate awareness about commercial sexual exploitation and the domestic trafficking of girls and young women. To learn more visit www.gems-girls.org. Take action, do something, make a difference.  Let’s end slavery once and for all!  Don’t …

365 Days: 1st Donation!

Just in time for Christmas, I put together a video documentation of the 1st donation for my 365 Day Charity Challenge project. Together, we have raised $303.25, and the money went to the Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (CASTLA.org). I videoed the transaction as proof that I am putting that money where I promised …

365 Days: Week 10

70 days down, 295 days to go! Day 64″ “Day of the Doctor” Size: 3.5×2.5 inches Medium: acrylic paint Price: $7.00 +tax Day 65: “Sunset Dreams” Size: 5×7 inches Medium: watercolor and black ink pens Price: $15.00 +tax Day 66: “Tulip Springs” Photo reference/Photographer: http://sugaree33-art.deviantart.com/art/REVAMP-ON-FKA-298118968 Size: 3.5×2.5 inches Medium: acrylic paint Price: $7.00 +tax Day 67: “Beyond the …

National Human Trafficking Awareness Month

January is National Human Trafficking Awareness Month! I just discovered that this wonderful month which kickstarts the new year and houses my birthday has been dubbed the national month for human trafficking awareness. It seems somehow very right to me. I’ve been longing to find more ways to help end human slavery other than my …

Purchase Your Favorites for Charity!

Shopping time!For my 365 Day Charity Challenge charity project,  Days 1-42 are now on sale in my Etsy shop! Sizes 2.5 x 3.5 inch drawings/paintings are $7 (+1 shipping) andSizes 5 x 7 inch drawings/paintings are $15 (+1.50 shipping).Purchase your favorites today, and all proceeds will go to the charity C.A.S.T. Click on the banner …

365 Days: The Charity! (and Human Trafficking)

Today, I am announcing the charity that I have chosen for my 365 Day charity project!But first, I want to start by telling you a little bit about the issue. The Issue: Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery What is it? The United Nations defines human trafficking as the process by which a person is …

365 Days: Week 3

Week 3 of my 365 day charity project is finished! View the next 7 works here. (3 weeks down, 49 more to go! 21 days down, 335 to go.) Day 15: “Princess”Model: my real life kitty cat!Size: 2.5 x 3.5 inchesMedium: acrylic paintPrice: $7 (+1 shipping) Day 16: “Tommy”Model: my tom cat Tommy… The best cat in the world …

365 Day: Week 1

Week 1 on my 365 day charity project is finished! The first 7 works of the year have been completed! (1 week down, 51 more to go! 7 days down, 358 to go! Yikes!) Day 1: “Little Green Orchid”This painting was inspired by a photograph. You can see the photographer’s original piece here: Orchid Photo ReferenceWith permission, …

365 Day Charity Challenge

Today, I am officially announcing the commencement of my new charity project!   What it is / What I am doingUsing my artwork for charity!Each day, for 365 days, I will paint or draw a small original piece, post them online for sale at the end of each week, and donate ALL PROCEEDS to charity. How you can …