A New Adventure Sailing the World

Nubble Lighthouse Reflections watercolor painting with white lighthouse, blue water reflecting sky.

The last five years, from the Rockies to the Atlantic Ocean, our family has inched closer to the water. In a few months, we will be living off the coast of South Africa, on our catamaran “Lady Grey”. So many normal things are about to change, but some things will remain the same. Sailing Dreams […]

Commissioning Art is as Easy as 1-2-3

Jonalyn stands next to one of her collectors with his commissioned watercolor framed on the wall behind him.

Commissioning art does not have to be arduous, exorbitant or exhausting. All you need is an idea of something you want painted. Maybe it’s a favorite place, or your children or grandchildren.  Once you have an idea, commissioning art is easy as 1-2-3. Art is About Favorite Things All art begins with a meaningful idea. […]

Remember – Panning for Gold

Jonalyn holding 22Powder House Row22 an original watercolor 522 x 1522

Did you know local New Englanders have good things to say about the art of remembering. If you attended my “Saving Lives” art gallery you already know the role art plays in helping us remember what is too easy to forget. Memory Block I’ve listened to memories and watched as people look through my paintings […]