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UPDATE: This painting sold on 4/24/13. This ACEO size watercolor is an original painting in my series of many portraits of Mr. Darcy from Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. It is in my Etsy shop at this link.
This is the most recent ACEO sized watercolor in my series of Jane Austen character portraits. Each reader of Pride and Prejudice has her own imagined image of Mr. Darcy. Our ideas of Darcy are now influenced by the film … Continue reading
This is a vintage illustration I have adapted to portray Mr. Darcy from Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice”. It includes the quote from Captain Wentworth in “Persuasion”, “You pierce my soul. I am half agony, half hope.” and from Darcy, … Continue reading
English Historical Fiction Authors: “Emma” Illustrated and Other News. From 1896 newspaper reports, this blog article tells the tale of Hugh Thomson’s illustration of Jane Austen’s “Emma”.
Jane Austen’s ring expected to sell for $46,000 at auction – The Look.
I was inspired by a similar poster to make this design and offer it on mugs, tees, cards, prints, magnets, and more at Cafepress. Too often, creative workers are expected to give their work away. We have bills to pay … Continue reading
History of the Color Wheel | Part 1 — Imprint-The Online Community for Graphic Designers. Some beautiful images of very old color wheels in this article… doesn’t it remind you of your Pantone book?
Sacred blue of the Virgin Mary’s cloak! I just listened to the interview on NPR of the author of Sacre Bleu, Christopher Moore. It sounds intriguing. You can read it or listen online at the link below. Recently in the … Continue reading
Lost Charlotte Brontë story comes to light – books – TODAY.com. This is the Getty images portrait illustration at MSNBC.com.
If you have loved the Masterpiece PBS series Downton Abbey, you may be feeling withdrawals from the drama after last night’s finale of the season. Until the third season is aired, where do we turn for our romantic fix? Never … Continue reading
“… and not all his large estate in Derbyshire could then save him from having a most forbidding, disagreeable countenance, and being unworthy to be compared with his friend.” Chapter 3, Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen The above design … Continue reading
Do you like P. G. Wodehouse? Wooster and Jeeves? What about Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry? Or, maybe you are a hipster from Portland sporting a mustache. Here is a new design for the new year of 2012… I can’t … Continue reading
Do you love type? I cringe whenever I think of the boxes of letterpress lead type I sold in a yard sale in the ’80′s. The person buying it planned to melt it down. The New York Times today … Continue reading
Earlier I posted a review and interview of P.D. James about her new murder mystery, Death Comes To Pemberley. Today there is a review in the New York Times. Love of Jane Austen’s work is as ardent in 2011 as … Continue reading
My birthday is December 20, so I have sympathy for others who are December (Christmas) babies. In Jane Austen’s time, birthdays and Christmas did not carry all the fanfare and great expectations that they do today. It makes me wonder … Continue reading
BBC News – 'New' Jane Austen portrait unearthed by author.
This is the painting done today, another portrait of author Jane Austen. Are you a Janeite, or an “Obstinate, headstrong girl!”? The original is for sale in my etsy shop HERE.
In ‘Pemberley,’ James Picks Up Where Austen Left Off : NPR. I just listened to this wonderful interview on NPR with the author P. D. James about her new book written about the continuation of Jane Austen’s story of Pride … Continue reading
SOLD ON 12/7/11 This watercolor was done today and uploaded to my Etsy shop. It portrays the romantic Regency character, Mr. Darcy, from Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. The size is 2.5 inches by 3.5 inches, the standard … Continue reading