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 »

5 Reasons Why I Love Working With Watercolor

Why do I love watercolor? It is true, most people do not use watercolor in this way when they work.  Often I find that collectors are curious about my use of watercolors, why I use them, and how I stumbled upon what I do.  In earlier years, I have experimented […] Read more »

Black Leopard and Notes on Sterling Silver

Black Leopard Commission, ~5"×7", watercolor on board, ©Rebecca Latham

Commissioned Black Leopard in progress, sepia watercolor on board, ~5″x7″, ©Rebecca Latham   Commissioned Black Leopard, watercolor on board, ~5″x7″, ©Rebecca Latham I just put the finishing touches on this little commission of a black leopard.  These leopards always fascinate me by their mysterious look.  Their stunning rich coats so […] Read more »

Seaside Art Gallery & New Miniature Paintings

On the way back from our trip to Wyoming, Montana, and Washington, after so much time traveling and away from my studio, I was getting an intense urge to paint something…  Anything.  (It’s a common phenomena when you’re addicted to art as badly as I am….)  So, on the road, […] Read more »

Young Native American Girl Portrait in Miniature

I was in the mood for some color a few days ago, after painting so many earth tones in my wildlife paintings, so I started on this little piece, which is now nearly complete.  This is a smaller miniature, only around 4×6 in, of a young Native American girl in […] Read more »

New Small Miniatures… “On Golden Pond”, “Shattered Silence”, & “The Overseer”

This is a new miniature painting of a pair of Trumpeter Swans ("On Golden Pond") in watercolors painted for the Seaside Art Gallery’s International Miniature Exhibition (their 17th annual) in Nags Head, North Carolina….one of 3 4×6 miniatures that I have in this year’s show. :D "The Overseer – Cougar" […] Read more »

Nature in Miniature – Flemish Miniature Paintings

I thought that I would post a little of my inspiration. :D I do quite a bit of digging around researching earlier miniature art through various different sources.  The art of miniature painting has so many different facets to it and connected to so many cultures.  Seeing so much that […] Read more »