Art has a voice, and it speaks to each individual in a unique way. Sometimes it is a quiet whisper, gently urging the viewer for a closer look, and sometimes it is loud and insistent. Many artists become comfortable with one voice and one form of expression, but I find that art is like music. There are moments when I feel the need for a soothing, gentle melody. But then there are those times when I want to “rock out” and express myself with a bold, high energy. Exploring different media allows me the freedom and the variety of venues to express the various voices within me. I might want the unpredictable nature and glowing color of enamels, the immediacy of watercolor, the freedom and messiness of pastels, the complete control and neatness of graphite (pencil), or the blending and vibrancy of oil painting.

Above all, art should not be static to you, the viewer. It should not be just a pretty picture on a wall, but should at least speak to you in such a way that it elicits a response—even if it is just to say “wow, that’s well done.” Or, “hmm, that’s an interesting piece.” Photographs of artwork are hard to convey the true grasp of the art itself, but I do hope that my art will speak to you.

Welcome to Windswept Artworks. If you are interested in purchasing any of my work, please check out my gallery of artwork for sale and my price list. Once you find a piece you like, please contact me to arrange the purchase.  If you would like to commission a piece, please visit my rates page and then contact me.

A Path Through the Fog

A Path through the Fog is an oil painting on gallery-wrapped canvas that depicts sunlight breaking through a forest path. For the artist, this painting signifies hope that no matter how bleak things are, there is always a light that will shine through that leads to...

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Pasture Pals

Pasture Pals is an oil painting on gallery-wrapped canvas.  Although not large by most painting standards, the close-in view of these two horses as they nuzzle each other in the pasture gives the viewer a true sense of animal affection. The copyright watermark is not...

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Indy

Indy is a Nubian goat.   This portrait was done when she was only a few months old and shows the signature Nubian ears flying in the wind.  Indy's full name is Independence, since she was born two days before the Fourth of July, and her personality fits her name...

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Reaching for Radiance

Reaching for Radiance shows two outstretched hands reaching toward the light of heaven.  A charcoal drawing done in an erase-out technique, these are the artist's own hands as she demonstrates her love and yearning for Christ.  This piece was done as part of Karalee's...

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Portrait of Devon and Grandpa Lee

SOLD Devon and Grandpa Lee is a custom portrait in graphite pencil. This touching image of a teenage boy and his grandfather captures not only a moment in time, but the great relationship between the two. Custom artwork can be ordered from the Rates and Services page....

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The Visit

The Visit depicts a vast country landscape with a single horse and a little girl who has come to visit.  Dressed in a tutu and red boots, this obviously young girl has stopped by to say hi to her favorite four-legged friend.  A touching scene of friendship,...

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Winter Horse

Winter Horse is an oil painting on gallery-wrapped canvas.  Although not large by most painting standards, the close-in view of this beautiful horse with ice-crystals on its nose as it snorts out frosty air makes it seem larger than life. Golden light surrounds this...

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Legs

Legs is an oil painting of running horses whose legs provide an interesting interplay of power.  Since this painting measures 48" long and has the unique composition of showing partial portions of horses, the viewer senses only a small glimpse of a large herd as it...

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Dark Spirit

  Dark Spirit is a glimpse of a dark horse as it runs freely.  This is a moving, fluid work of light and dark value, well-executed in graphite with a spirit as free as the horse that runs.   The copyright watermark is not present on the actual piece. The price and...

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Enduring the Storm

Enduring the Storm is a loosely rendered sgraffito work, depicting a cross withstanding the lashes of wind and rain.  Difficult to see in the photograph are the clear flux crystals of raised glass, giving this piece texture and depth.   The price and dimensions for...

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Barbed Wire

Barbed Wire is a mixed media depiction of old barbed wire fencing, incorporating the use of actual barbed wire and wood as well as the art of fused glass on metal technique known as enameling.   The price and dimensions for Barbed Wire are given on the Price...

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Legacy Oil Painting

"Legacy" is an oil painting of three horses that have found their home with me and their way into my heart at some point in their lives.  I find their beauty, strength and grace unparalleled. The background horse is of a cremello horse named Poncho, who although he...

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Rooster

SOLD This rooster oil painting  depicts a proud Americana rooster on his perch overseeing his domain. The loosely painted technique gives the feathers a soft, ruffled look even though he has a keen eye out for his hens. This small, intimate ranch scene on a...

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Liberty-a Horse Portrait

This horse portrait was created in graphite to capture a lasting memory for a beloved horse named Liberty.  I specialize in capturing treasured keepsakes like a family pet or a loved one, which includes giving new life to old, weathered photographs by recreating them...

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Three Crosses

The Three Crosses is Vitreous enamel on flat steel.  This type of artwork is different from enameled porcelain which is more dome-shaped rather than flat like enameled steel.  The cool toned palette is gently kissed by a warm tone giving this piece a calming effect. ...

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Tributaries

Tributaries artwork is painted with Vitreous enamel on copper.  This enameling technique is called Limoges and consists of 13 sawn copper shapes depicting the flow of streams into a larger body of water. Specifics for Tributaries are given on the Price...

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