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Thursday, December 26, 2013

Cases HALF OFF !!

Cases for your phones, iPads, Kindles and many others...   

ON SALE HALF OFF!!


Code- NEWCASES4YOU


Some are even up to 60% OFF today!


Below is just a small sample of what I offer.


Please feel free to share this great sale!



http://www.zazzle.com/inkandbrush/cases


and for cool abstract ones...


http://www.zazzle.com/inkandbrushcreations/cases




Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Japanese Castle WIP 4


Ever so slowly working on the Japanese Castle.  The shear amount of detail this piece will have, is mind boggling even to me. 

Sunshine is streaming through the window. Have been a bit torn about working on this and wanting to be outside.
So I decided to work on the Castle first... then go outside. 

As with all my Art, it is copyrighted and NOT part of public domain.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Looks like it will be the end of Ink and Brush Creations, as long as I live in VA.....


OK Talked with the County.

They want me to add the tables, shelving, desk and so on, to my tax form, along with the room size I use and so on.  Most of my stuff is old and not worth much..... however...
This will increase what I pay them, by a lot.

They told me, they have no idea what the tax will be until April.

They told me I could talk with the Board member in charge of these taxes... but reading between the lines, doubt they would change the taxes for Artists.

If I don't make more than last year, I will be closing things down in April or when I do the Fed/State taxes, which ever is first.

As it is..I am paying for the internet I need, from DH pay check, since the net costs so much here.

Had a good run in Oregon, no stupid fees/taxes or permits. Was able to cover all costs and pay for modest Art supplies.

Here, it is just not possible.

So if anyone wants to purchase any of my Art... you have until April. sigh ~~

As many of you know, I started doing Art again 7 years ago, to help myself control the pain I had, after breaking my back.
It gave me something to focus on and help elevate stress.
Started selling when friends and family wanted to buy my Art.


I Thank each and everyone of you, for standing by me and supporting my Art.

Now I need to go make bread and beat on something....

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Japanese Castle WIP3


Have been slowly working on the Japanese Castle. At this point, only doing Ink work.

As with all my Art, it is Copyrighted and NOT part of public Domain.

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Bucket bags, Purses and many other items for sale.....


Looking for last minute gifts?


Check out these great Bucket bags and purses at  


Or how about these pillows 


Bowl of Bananas ~Abstract



Thinking about calling this.... Bowl of Bananas.  

What do you think?





Close up....


As with all of my Art, is copyrighted and NOT part of public Domain.

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Efflorescence abstract Flower

Efflorescence....
Back to creating some abstract flowers, best seen large.




Copyrighted and NOT part of Public Domain.

Friday, December 13, 2013

The Kraken !


The Kraken ! Kind of decided this is what I was going to do today. LOL

As with all my Art, it is copyrighted and NOT part of public Domain.

Monday, December 9, 2013

Japanese Castle WIP 2


Started working on the Japanese Castle based on one of DH's photos he took while in Japan, a number of years ago.

The sky has been done in a base color and is not complete.
The Japanese castle will be in Pen and Ink and at a later date, will add a slight amount of watercolor pencil wash.


This is the most technical painting/drawing I have done for awhile. Last one was my cat Mia in Urban Jungle.


Saturday, November 30, 2013

Looking for Abstract Fine Art for your House?





Here are just a few samples of the Fine Art I offer at...........  IMAGE KIND.


Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Scarves ~ The perfect Holiday gift ...

I am slowly adding scarves to my Zazzle shop. If you do not see one of my works of Art on this item, please let me know and I would be happy to add it to my shop.


Charismatic Scarf

Charismatic Scarf by InkandBrush



 Scarves come in many different colors.


Thursday, October 31, 2013

Now offering Wrapping Paper ~

Just in time for the Holidays...
ROKO Lotto Splash Of Perfection Gift Wrapping Paper
ROKO Lotto Splash Of Perfection Gift Wrapping Paper by InkandBrush



Also offer other wrapping paper with, Cats, Fractals and so on.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Just Jump ~

My Latest re design of one of my previous paintings.
Was very tempted to take on of the pictures I took of the Moon and have her jumping over that. LOL

Monday, October 28, 2013

Rearing Miniature Horse~


A rearing Miniature Horse, in the Greek Classic style. 
Grecian....

Thursday, October 10, 2013

The Scholar ~ A re work


Have spent the last couple of months, re working,
 "The Scholar". This is a close up of her face.
Better? Yes,, No?

As with all my Art, it is NOT part of Public Domain and is copyrighted.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Bell P 59 Fighter ~


My  BellP 59 is Finished.... .  Decided to go with a soft vintage look.
Should have it in my Online Galleries, with in a couple of weeks.

The original is done on hot press paper, with Watercolor pencil and Ink.

As with all my Art it is Not part of public Domain and is copyrighted.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Cheerful ~ this years Miniature Horse Christmas card




Cheerful ~
Maggie, bringing in the winter season with happiness and cheer....  I will offer, two different greetings for this card.

Sold  at Cafe Press.



Miniature Horse gifts, just in time for the Holiday season !

I offer many Miniature Horse gifts, at both my Zazzle and Cafe Press shops. Please check them out.

Saturday, September 14, 2013

The Fee's, taxes and what not, in this State.....


Friday afternoon, I get a bill in the mail.
Carolina country will charge me $40.00 every 6 months for me using my Camera, computer and scanner...


At the rate they are going with the fees... they will put me out of business. 
Add the $75.00 permit I just had to pay, to be able to create Art in my house....
This is beyond stupid.

Just just do not make enough to Pay an extra $155.00 a year in fees, just for being an Artist in Caroline county, VA.
Almost scared to find out if there are other fees, taxes or permits I will need to pay.

Right now, if  I close one of my Online Art galleries, will be able to afford all their fees and taxes.
However, next year, if my Sales do not pick up.... this County in VA, will effectively  put me out of business as long as I live in this State.


Now I understand why I do not see Cottage industries or Artist's in this county.
No way we can afford to stay in business.

Maybe if I sold Art in DC, I would do better, but I am not physically able to do so. 

Right now, my Art sales are online, if taxes for this state are required, the online Galleries deal with it.  Though none are in this State.
I sell just enough to cover my Website, online Art Galleries, advertise in the Icelandic Horse Magazine and once in awhile, on the largest Miniature Horse forum and a few basic Art supplies.

(I badly need a new camera and other things like that, but have not made enough to afford it at this point. Nor can I afford to advertise like I need to, to make bigger sales)

I have never lived in any State, where they tax a person so heavily, nor all the extra fees and permits.  sigh ~~

Goodness, how I miss Oregon.

Not much I can do about it but wait and see.




Thursday, September 12, 2013

Miniature Horse jumping out of a Story Book ~~

This is what I have been working on for awhile..... 
Still a lot more work to do be done, before I will offer it for sale in my Galleries.

Combo of Bryce, another 3D modeling program and Photoshop.

As with all my Art, it is NOT part of Public Domain and is CopyRighted.

Friday, September 6, 2013

This years Holiday/Christmas/Yule cards and gifts~~~

Noël Blanc Greeting Card
Noël Blanc Greeting Card by InkandBrush


Gifts and cards in this design will be offered at both my Zazzle online shop above and Cafe Press below.
I offer two styles of holiday greetings, inside the cards.

CAFE PRESS



Thursday, September 5, 2013

Buying samples from my Online Art Galleries...


The above photograph was taken in the forest of my old Farm in Oregon. Decided to order a couple of samples from Fine Art America
My camera can not do this piece justice, it is just stunning.  It is printed on Acrylic.



This one is from Red Bubble and is very well done traditional print.  Again, my camera can not do this piece justice and there is a bit of glare.

So if you are looking for some very nice Art, please check out these online galleries.



Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Dyfra in the snow....Galdrastafir


I originally painted Dyfra as a unicorn... but not many people seemed that interested.
So I removed her horn, did some adjusting..... now you have an Icelandic running in the snow.
Think I will call this piece.... Galdrastafir


It was originally done in, ink, watercolor pencil washes and acrylic. 

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Shogun Castle WIP 1


Long time ago in a land far, far away,  my Husband went to Japan.  While there, took some photos of the majestic Castles.
Back when I lived in NW Oregon, I decided to give this a try. However, the move interrupted my endeavors.

Had the background... basics of a background started but nothing else. It still needs work, but will wait until I Ink in the castle.

The cats are adjusting to my DS going back to college and would not let me work in my little

studio to finish up the Bell P 59.  
So I decided to drag this out and put some ink to paper. 
That tiny bit of ink work above, took an hour. Detail is hard to see at this scale but in future WIP's, I will add a close up of the detail.