Monday, May 4, 2015

#the100dayproject More Catch Up

Oh, is difficult to keep up with this challenge.  Guess that's why it's called a Challenge.  It is helping me to create more, and I haven't been able to post everyday, but I am posting more than I was.  So it's a very positive experience.  Not to mention....FUN!  Here are a few photos of things I have been working on Day 19-29

Thursday, April 23, 2015

#the100dayproject catch up

I have been keeping up with the 100 day project...just not posting about it.  Here are days 14-18
Day 18 Worked on Prints

Day 17 Started opossum,quail painting

Day 16 Tranquility home from Show

Day 15 Bella Finished

Day 14 Horse Finished

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Days 10, 11, 12, 13 #The100dayproject

I started the 100 day project to motivate myself to paint more, and it's working...I am painting more.  But, the everyday painting is probably not going to happen.  Life is busy! 
Here are the last 4 days...with one day spent in the garden weeding...not painting, but enjoying my favorite flower...Violets.
Day 13 Spaniel Finished
Day 12 Worked In Garden
Day 11 Started Spaniel painting
Day 10 "Benson"
4x4 watercolor painting



Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Days 8 and 9 #The100dayproject

Here are Days 8 & 9 of #The100dayproject. Day 8 is a mini portrait of a family dog, Wesley, and Day 9 is a family dog, Jemma.  Both are 4"X4" acrylic paint on wood. 


Sunday, April 12, 2015

Day 7 #The100dayproject

"Bella" is finished, or at the stage when I live with it to see if I need to change anything.  LOL  Have a wonderful evening...

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Day 6 #The100DayProject is Day 6 of the 100 Day Project.  I'm now caught up, and going to town to find a movie for tonight.  Time to relax.  Although, painting is my meditation...when it's going well.  :-)  
"Bella" 6"x6", acrylic on canvas.  WIP

Day 5 #The100DayProject

A little late, but here is what I worked on for Day 5 of #The100DayProject .  The colorful Horse still has a way to go, but getting closer! 

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Day 4 #The100DayProject

Here is Day 4 of #The100DayProject .  My inspiration is my 3 year old granddaughter, Nora.  She's such a sweetheart, and I love her expressions.  I'm trying to challenge myself with the 100 day project, and try different things.  It's really fun experimenting, and I'm having fun with this painting, for sure.


On Monday, April 6th I joined The 100 Day Project.  We had to pick a project, mine is painting, and complete, and post on Instagram, what we have done each day.  It's now Day 4, so I will post the photos from the past 3 Days...and, hopefully keep up for the next 96 days. You can follow along on Instagram using this LINK, too.  You can, also, follow these links #The100DayProject and #100DaysofPaintingByDebHarvey  It's fun seeing what everyone is posting.  Some are cooking, some exercising...It's a great way to motivate yourself.  There's still time to join in!!!

"QUAIL"  Day 1



Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Spring Sale In My Etsy Shop

Hi!  Spring has arrived, and I have the Spring Cleaning Bug....So, along with cleaning house I've decided to have a Spring Sale in my Etsy shop.  If you see something you like, use the coupon code SPRINGTIME25, at check out, and receive 25% off.  This code will be good until March 31.

Hope everyone is enjoying their Spring!


Monday, March 9, 2015

Spring Inspired Paintings

I love the Spring flowers, and the emerald green hills, in Oregon.  It's a beautiful time of year, and has inspired my new, colorful paintings.  They are still a work in progress, but I thought I would post them.  Well, two of them...there are several I have going in my mind.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

My Cat First Painting in 2015

"My Cat" is not the first painting I started in 2015, but it's the first painting I completed.  It was a lot of fun to create.  I used several different papers and acrylic paint, on watercolor paper.  And, this painting is framed!  I hope everyone is having a great week!

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Happy New Year!!!

Happy New Year, Everyone!!!

I was thinking about this past year today,  and how I want my life to be in 2015.  Three songs, that were very popular this year, came to mind.  Happy, Shake it Off, and Let it go.  All of these songs provide a great message, and I am thinking this is what I want 2015 to look like.  The songs are saying... Don't let fear run your life, and be Happy!  Good advice, and I'm going to take it. 

I plan to post more often, and I am looking forward to reading your blogs, and visiting more.

So, have a wonderful New Years' Eve, and a Happy New Years' Day!!!!!

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Autumn and Nibblefest

It's raining!!!  We have had a very dry Summer, and the rain feels so good.  The leaves are starting to change color, too, and I'm thinking about making soup.  It's my favorite time of the year!  On another note...I was going to post my Nibblefest entry for this month, the other day, and didn't get around to it.  The theme is Furry Friends, and my furry friend is a cat woman I call Ruby.  She reminds me of our Rudy, who is helping me out in the photo.  There are a lot of great paintings this month; if you're looking for art.  Have a wonderful rest of your week!!!

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Nibblefest Time!

Hi!  I know, it's been a really long time since I've been here.  Life has been very busy, Business has picked up, and, like many, I've been spending more time on Facebook.  But, it's Nibblefest Time!  I want to share this month's entry, "Forest Creature".  My creature is a little, kind of abstract, Fox.  He was fun to create using papers, ink, watercolor pencil, watercolor and acrylic paint, stamps, and pencil. 

I hope everyone has been doing well, and enjoying Summer.  I hope to catch up with you all soon!

Friday, April 25, 2014

Spring Is Here!

It has been a very long, very wet Winter in Oregon, and I am so excited about Spring!  I've been cleaning, not only our home, my studio and our yard, but my Artwork, too.  Not so much cleaning in the typical sense, but opening up for change, and growth.  One way I am working toward growth is I am taking a class taught by Juliette Crane, called Bliss.  I love Juliette's loose, colorful style, and think it's a perfect way to remember how to play with Art.  I just happen to have a massive amount of Art Supplies, that have never been touched, and I am having a great time experimenting.  Here are two Journal Sketches I've created in the past two days.  If you would like to have fun, too, check out Juliette's will have fun!

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Nibblefest Time!

This month the Nibblefest Theme is, "Clouds".  My entry has clouds, a Pit Bull named Cloud, and trees. 

Friday, February 14, 2014

Happy Valentine's Day!

I want to wish all of you a very Happy Valentine's Day!!!  I am a real romantic, and I love Valentine's Day.  I hope everyone has a wonderful long weekend, too! 
Here is a painting I created of our sweet, beloved Oppee.  She represents Valentine's Day to me.  Sweet, lovable and loving...She is missed, so much

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

POPPY The Westie Painting

The name, "Poppy" came to me while painting this little guy.  Poppy is a West Highland White Terrier, or Westie, as they are commonly called.  He is now in my Etsy shop!  It's been a while since I've had new paintings for my shop, so I'm excited.  LOL!  I'm working on three more small paintings, so stay tuned!

                                                         "POPPY"  3" x 3" on wood

Friday, January 31, 2014


Super Bowl Sunday is approaching fast, and I am so excited.  I don't usually have a favorite team, but this year is special because my nephew is playing for the Seahawks!  We are so excited for him, and the rest of the family, and team, of course.  So....GO SEAHAWKS!!!!  Good Luck #67!!!  And, I hope everyone has a great time watching the game, no matter who you are cheering for!  Have a great weekend!

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Nibblefest Time

The theme for Nibblefest this month is BLUE, and my entry is a blue Westie.  There are a lot of great be sure to check them out!  Nibblefest ends on the 27th. 

Monday, January 13, 2014

First Painting in 2014

I hope 2014 is a great year for all of you!  It's been busy at our house, and that is why I'm late wishing you a HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!  I wish you all Health, Happiness and prosperity!

The snow, and my love for cats inspired my first painting in 2014!  "Gray Cats In The Snow"

Thursday, December 12, 2013

New Studio

WOW!  It's been a while since I've been here.  We've had a couple of family members going through some health issues, helped move two of our daughters, and I have moved my studio to a space that is a little bigger!  The snow and ice have slowed us down, a most everyone else.  I am so happy that it's starting to warm up!!!  We are now looking forward to the Holidays, and fun with family and friends!  Here are a few photos of the new studio, snow, and my GusGus...he's ready for Christmas!
Still some work to do...but, it's close!

Everything has a place!

Still have to get paintings on the wall...

All ready for Christmas!

And, it's still here a week later!

GusGus loves looking out this window
New Studio View!  No blank wall!!!

Monday, November 4, 2013


We had a great weekend!  Our nephew plays for the Seattle Seahawks, and we had the chance to watch him play in person this weekend.  The weather was great, the game was great, and it was wonderful to spend the weekend with family.  Fun times!!!
Gorgeous Autumn day

We could feel the heat from where we were sitting...

Not sure where all the guys 

Thursday, October 31, 2013


HAPPY HALLOWEEN, Everyone!!!  I hope you all have an amazing day!  I plan to go Trick or Treating with my adorable grand, it's going to be a fun evening!!!

I have a new painting that I just listed in my Etsy shop, too. "PUPPY LOVE" I went back to my old style for this one.  I love attempting to show the love between our pets and us.  I, also, love this palette...olive green, burnt sienna, burnt umber, titanium white, payne's gray, yellow ochre, gold ochre, and light cad. red.  This painting was fun, and I hope you enjoy it!

Sunday, October 20, 2013

OWLS for October Nibblefest

Owls...this month's theme for the Nibblefest Auction/contest.  There are a lot of very cool owls created by the Nibblefest Artists.  Be sure to check them out.  Here is the Link NIBBLEFEST

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Free Shipping at Society6

Hi!  I haven't posted about it yet, but I've opened a Society6 Shop, and I have had fun filling it.  Still have a lot more to do, but I'm thinking they are going to be a great company to work with.  I have a link to share for Free Shipping until October 13th.  I've just ordered two bags, to see if they look as great as they do in the photos.  I like the way they look on their page!  Very cute.  Cute Pillows, too.  Another Artist has been ordering their pillow covers, and says that they are beautiful.  Here's the link if you would like to start Christmas Shopping, or are in need of tote bags, prints, or pillows! FREESHIPPING