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Emergency Art Supplies Sale

Jillian Crider has been a loved and respected member of the southern Oregon art community for many years. For the past year, she was a full-time caregiver for her husband John, who had heart issues and later was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. John passed away last Sunday, and late last night we received an email from Jillian telling us that she urgently needs to move back to her native Australia. To pull that off, she will need to sell her art supplies quickly. She has a LOT of art things to get rid of, and is willing to let them go for discount prices.

 “I need to make room for the rest of my life, whatever it may bring.” Jillian says…Let’s give her a hand!!

Among the items Jillian has to move along are:

  • books
  • canvases
  • “odd” supplies
  • many custom frames that are used but can be spruced up–some she paid hundreds of dollars for
  • plein air easel WITH umbrella – virtually unused
  • Ceramic pallette
  • Print Gocco printing equipment and inks, and printer, too
  • Screenprinting inks
  • ornate gold frames, totally unused

If you’ve been in love with any of Jillian’s work but haven’t gotten to the point of purchasing it, you might want to get a move on. This would be a great time to buy her artwork before she gets on the plane to halfway around the world!

Please contact Jillian at [email protected] to set up a time to meet with her and give her a much needed helping hand while adding to your art supplies at bargain prices.


Kit #002 – musician, music lover art journal KIT! 4×6"

Find this kit here:×6?  – price reduced! There are 7 altogether – 1 sold. – so check my shop.

 Making the world lovelier, one image at a time …

Kit for making
a music journal – using pages from a vintage book on Beethoven. Perfect
for any music lover. Be inspired by this wonderful musician. I started
it – you

Some wonderful art journal kits available on my DreamyPapers Etsy account.

Find this kit here:×6-beethoven-music?  – price reduced! There are 7 altogether – 1 sold. – so check my shop.

Making the world lovelier, one image at a time …Kit for making
a music journal – using pages from a vintage book on Beethoven. Perfect
for any music lover. Be inspired by this wonderful musician. I started
it – you finish it

A new mixed media collage – Bird on a wire.

This is new, and somewhat different for me. It’s taken me a while to work on it, mainly trying to get all the elements together and perfect. I did have the beeswax on too thick, and finally found my heat gun and took a chance to work on it, and it worked really well! YAY!

SFA – Original collage with beeswax, original photo(s), old papers, and skeleton leaves. On Etsy. 4.5×4.5″ for those who

Rodeo Cowgirl – original watercolor painting.

SALE: I think this is the first time I have ever offered this for sale online. “With a Whoop and a Holler” SFA (Small Format Art) original watercolor – Australian cowgirl of the year 2002/2003. Cleaning out my closets … Check out all my works on sale – offers considered. Thank you! Approx. 10×8″ includes free frame.

A freebie – sign up now … (thanks!!!!)

I’m running a bit behind, but this is already designed, just have some ‘tweeking’ to do. My next newsletter will be going out in the next week, and will always have a freebie for you. Please sign up for my mailing list.

This time it is a box the size of playing card decks – to store ACEO and ATC art cards or other treasures. It is handwritten vintage paper with one of my own ACEO sketches of

SALE: Miniature art gold frames x2.

I bought far too many of these many years ago when I was thinking of opening a gallery based on small format  and miniature artworks. And to enter miniature art shows. These frames have never been used. So they are new. My current situation is where I need to downsize drastically.
The oval opening is for 2.5×3″ it says, but not sure of the accuracy of that. The frames exterior dimensions are 4

A Tribute To Our Four-Footed Friend. Wyatt.

Yesterday took an unexpected turn of events. Although Wyatt has had medical ‘issues’ since around Christmas, this really broad-sided us.What was just a supposedly ‘minor’ vet visit for skin condition, expanded into an Xray with very unwelcome news, with a combination of ‘issues’.So, somewhere, Wyatt is now flying free and in peace. Much loved. And very much missed.Thank you Wyatt, for all you

Fuchsia Lore – gallery of my fuchsia art and creations NEW – on my website.

I reconnected with some Fuchsia friends of mine, so set up a page on my website that covers my fuchsia art creations. Illustrations, art, fuchsia lore gifts, paintings, collages, and even rubber stamp designs I’ve done. 
 – hope you’ll check out my work. Special requests welcome. At one stage I had 300 named varieties of fuchsias and belonged