• Finding an Art Community

    As I progressed as a new painter, I was hungry for input, resources and mentors. I want to take this opportunity to give credit to those who have helped to teach and inspire me to achieve greater success with my art. Nancy Medina at NancyMedina.com I discovered Nancy online and began to follow her teaching. My art beginning was more in the genre & technique of photo realistic. Once I discovered Nancy, she opened a new palette for me of color and design with her floral paintings. I continue to be inspire by Nancy. I am a person of faith. I give God the credit for my art gift. I…

  • Follow Along on Social Media

    Join Vicki on Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter. Follow along as she creates her next painting. She posts progress photographs for you to see. First of all, it’s just fun to watch, secondly,  it is how she evaluates her progress, towards the final brush stroke. Whether it’s a commission painting for a friend or client, or just the next ‘thing’ that catches her eye, Vicki is in her studio painting nearly everyday.

  • The Journey

    I would love to share my journey with you!  So, here goes… Over the last 30+ years, I have attempted many things, but never achieved the success or gratification that I always saw in my dreams.  I’ve been everything from a vacuum cleaner salesperson (not joking!) to a fresh cut flower farmer, to selling everything from candles to jewelry.  I’m an avid DIY gal too, so I have lots of fun projects…sitting around waiting to be done!  Ha! About 7 years ago, a friend (and artist) from our church, introduced me to a lady in town that offers oil painting lessons.  Before long, I was in class learning from a…