Friday, February 25, 2011

My Friend Paints

My friend, whimsical chick, paints.  Of course she does many other wonderful things as she is a talented spirit.  From her love of antiques and her incredible displays to her love for her family and friends and especially her dogs.  It is her love for her pets that have led her to another creative journey. 
She paints.  

A Whimsical Chick (Becky) at her easel.

Becky had her first gallery showing at "The Little Shop of Arts and Antiques" in historic Lilburn, GA this past weekend.  She shares these words, "Just a few pictures of my Pet Portrait Event that was Saturday 19th of Feb. We had a great turnout. It was a beautiful day. Met the Mayor of Lilburn and many other nice people. Next week in Lilburn will be a celebration for Arbor Day. I will be showing my work until then. Antiques in Old Town which is across the street from The Little Shop of Arts and Antiques.  They are having a raffle for a tree to plant in your yard and my raffle will continue til then for a 11 X 14 custom pet portrait.  "

Her raffle costs $2.00 and the money will go to Animal Action Rescue. Visit their site at 

You can register for the portrait raffle on their site or come to the shop in Lilburn. The 26th is the last day of the raffle. Winner will be notified the 28th. Good Luck!

A great cause and a lovely raffle prize that you can enter on line at the Animal Action Rescue link above.

Although her commissions often feature dogs, she paints any of God's creatures, both large and small.  
Display of pet portraits at the gallery.

I love the little guinea pig portraits on backgrounds of pink.

Her work has a joyful folk art look and the colors she utilizes showcases this joy and whimsy.


A work in progress.  Becky uses such joyful colors in her paintings.

The gift that Becky gave me several months ago.  She painted my beloved coyote mix, Kota, and captured his loving spirit so well. 

You can visit her blog dedicated to her pet portraits at:

Will be stopping by to see my friend who paints this weekend.  I can't wait.  Have a wonderful weekend all, swim gently.  Sea Witch


My Vintage Heart said...

Hi Dari,
So excited to go check out Becky's exhibit tomorrow, too. She does such a great job!! It's so wonderful to know so many talented ladies!!

Thewhimsicalchick said...

What a sweet friend you are. I need you to write my blogs for me. The turnout last was great and I know this Saturday with the beautiful weather and all the fun things going on Lulburn will blossom. I look forward to seeing you. Thanks for the write up my mermaid friend.
Love you bunches

Bettyann said...

have a great time this weekend..

Madame DeFarge said...

Good luck with the raffle and the exhibition. What fine pictures they are too. You're both so talented.

Pam of Eastlake Victorian said...

Your friend Becky is very talented! It's not easy painting animals. It seems like such a fun and rewarding thing to do!