Sterling Silver and 24Kt Gold

I have had a lot of response come in about the use of 24 karat gold and sterling silver in my work recently.  Unfortunately, because of the volume of questions, I have been unable to answer them individually.   Hopefully this answers any curiosities people may have about the subject. What do […] Read more »

Being Thankful

Detail of a Raccoon in Progress, 8" x 10", Sepia watercolor on board, ©Rebecca Latham

Detail of a Raccoon in Progress, 8″ x 10″, Sepia watercolor on board, ©Rebecca Latham For everyone in the US, or celebrating the holiday, happy Thanksgiving to you and yours. For others in various parts of the world, Christmas and other holidays and festivities filled with family and friends are […] Read more »

Questions of Stress, Relief, and Relaxation

Dish of sepia and brush

Several good questions were presented over on Google+ last week. I thought I would post the response here for everyone who might be interested in the reply.. “A question: Is it stressful while you are painting and you are relieved when it is finished ? Or do you relax […] Read more »

Interesting Places: The Minnesota Arboretum

Many of my paintings featuring botanicals are inspired by my visits to the Minnesota Arboretum.  It is a very large location with ever-changing gardens of flowerscapes that are simply stunning.  I have mentioned the location before, in post descriptions of some of my floral subjects, but I felt that having […] Read more »

Why Do You Paint Like A Maniac?

detail-fox Fox Painting - Detail View, watercolor on board, ©Rebecca Latham

Fox Painting – Detail View, watercolor on board, ©Rebecca Latham Why do you paint like a maniac? I occasionally get questions like this. Why? Why do you paint like a maniac?  Why put in so much detail? and so on. Sometimes this comes from other artists.  Sometimes from the general […] Read more »

The Best Advice I Have Ever Received

The best advice I’ve ever received was to, simply put, ‘follow your heart’

image by Abby Lanes via Compfight The best advice I’ve ever received was to, simply put, ‘follow your heart’. You may have heard me, or someone else, mention that phrase here or there. “Follow your heart”.  It’s not uncommon. The more complex version, is that you have your own unique […] Read more »

New Representation – JQ Licensing

  New development this week.. I’m pleased to announce that my artworks (as well as Karen & Bonnie’s works) are now represented by JQ Licensing, one of the most respected brands in the art licensing industry today. Since 1989 the artwork of JQ Licensing has been reproduced on hundreds of unique product types […] Read more »

Masters in Miniature Opens in Jackson Hole

This is my bobcat kitten painting, recently completed.  I loved his active stance…he was in pursuit of something that caught his eye, perched on a rock ready to pounce.  I was also drawn to the bold glow of color to glaze in throughout the painting. This piece will be included with my […] Read more »

God Bless America Show

  Whistle Pik Galleries, my gallery representation in Texas, will be putting on a patriotic exhibition for the month of July.  If you are in the area, I hope you can come!  The gallery’s events are always stunning. God Bless America – Red, White & Blue Show July 1, 2011 […] Read more »