Saturday, May 31, 2008

grace, faith, hope and glory

I have to be honest! this one was done while staying with my sister last year.
I have to dig through to my studio (aka, daughter's room) this weekend!

Friday, May 30, 2008

3 cows and Grandfather

this is a redo of a painting for 87 Ruffin st gallery; the colors have been deepened. Grandfather Mountain profile is in the background.

Thursday, May 29, 2008

daisy cow

Have you noticed that I reformated my page? All those dots that seemed fun at first were becoming upsetting to my stomach.
Anyhow, this is "Rosy" (May 10) can see just a bit of the "rosy" in the foreground.
Cheers, and happy travels today, Michelle!

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

razzle dazzle

Here's a little razzle dazzle with silk, homemade paper, flax and dragonflies.

Monday, May 26, 2008

altered book

I know this is not very exciting, but I thought I would share stage I of my altered book. It occured to me that I should've taken a picture of it before I even started, but I didn't think of it in time, so here it is, very stage I.

I will be posting more as this book develops! (there is the exciting tallking dog page at the end of the book, which caused me to almost cut off my thumb).

I also intended to post my 2nd painting on Ebay last night, but thought I needed the day off. So I will get around to it~ soon!
I guess you don't say Happy Memorial Day....but rather, Thanks and Remembrance Day......thanks, dad.
and, love.

Saturday, May 24, 2008


Here's a little pup, mixed media, in a sweet oval frame.

Friday, May 23, 2008

O what a beautiful day

This is a redo; my friend Rebecca convinced me this fun painting was worth salvaging; I deepened some of the "sherbert" colors and do like it much better.

Thursday, May 22, 2008

why not

why not?
why not!

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

butterfly cow

here's another dancing butterfly cow....
I'm off to celebrate a late mother's day with my daughter!

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Monday, May 19, 2008

into the light

one more boat!
This one using another piece of hand dyed silk, some marbled and dyed papers, and an Aussie stamp.

Sunday, May 18, 2008

parrot ship

another square of silk, another bird stamp; voila!

Saturday, May 17, 2008

sail away

I was playing around with a squared of dyed silk, so pretty just on it's own, I thought. And I love the little holes in the fabric where it had been sewn, and the loose thread. I put a piece of green paper on it and loved that color contrast...somehow it all became a boat, with little "thought circles"....nice's time to sail away.

Friday, May 16, 2008

Thursday, May 15, 2008

le cirque, part deux

Did you notice this guy's feet falling out of Le Cirque?
Well, here is the rest of him, falling into his own space.

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Beginnings~ on Ebay!

To celebrate 50 daily painting posts, I've put my very first daily, "Beginnings" , on Ebay! Even better, the starting bid is $7.99! You can check it out by going to Ebay and doing a search for "orginal art by Susan B Marlowe"!
I thought I would research Ebay (and I did try) but that doesn't seem to be my style, so I just jumped in. Probably lots of lessons to be learned.
Lots of love,

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Le Cirque

somehow this amuses me!


Monday, May 12, 2008

the secret world of cows, part deux

more silliness!
this weekend I took a workshop on making "altered books" with Dottie McHugh, which I'm very excited about; however, I came close to cutting off my thumb with an exacto knife. So I wasn't able to complete my usual mother's day annual flower planting. yesterday...but did make use of the rainy cool day to paint. Anyhow! stay tuned and I'll start posting different stages of the book (don't worry, I washed off the blood)

Sunday, May 11, 2008

happy mothers day

happy mothers day, mom!
thanks for all the warm, fuzzy memories and the wonder of wonders~unconditional love.
all my love,

Saturday, May 10, 2008

Friday, May 9, 2008

the whole picture

Yes, I know; I skipped another day!
But here you have the whole picture (the detail was a separate painting, last post). This one includes the dog and big sis...little sis being still a gleam in dad's eye.

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

mom and me

Here is an early mother's day card....the first of three....the technique: a photo transfer over piano music, then painted and collaged.
What I think is hilarious is my expression; not too happy about that home Toni perm, and about having to wear a dress!
But mom looks, as always.....gorgeous!

Tuesday, May 6, 2008


Hello, dear readers...yes, I skipped yesterday! I needed a day off, and the weekend was too pretty to be inside painting.

Here is the last one I've done in the birdhouse series.

Sunday, May 4, 2008

Saturday, May 3, 2008

Friday, May 2, 2008

Thursday, May 1, 2008

the secret world

Here is another small glimpse into the secret world of cows.