The Mother Ranch Blog

Playing in Watercolor, Fuzzy Foal

Mar 31, 2020


Watercolor, 6x9 (sold)

I'm enjoying painting all these bright and happy baby animals! I hope someday I get to have a foal here at the ranch. If you'd like to see this piece being painted, click...

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Playing in Watercolor, "Mary" the Baby Goat

Mar 30, 2020


Watercolor, 6x9, available

'Tis the season. Baby goats everywhere!

Love to all from the Mother Ranch,

Julia

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Playing in Watercolor, "Leda" the Goat

Mar 29, 2020


Watercolor, 6x9 (sold)

I've realized that when I'm unsure about something I want to paint but don't yet know how, I paint animals. I've painted animals for so long that they feel like old friends....

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Brené Brown on FFTs & Free Online Art Classes!

Mar 25, 2020

Brené Brown has started a podcast and her very first session last week had me laughing out loud. In it, she talks about the FFT aka the Effing First Time. It's so worth a listen. Stick your...

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Echinacea Mouse

Mar 25, 2020


Watercolor, colored pencil, 6x9, available

Have you guys seen the teeny tiny mice that sit on top of or inside of flowers? Google it, lord have mercy, they are precious! I found a photo recently of...

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Dreaming of Kittens

Mar 24, 2020


Colored pencil, 5x7, available

To whoever entered my dreams the night before last, and just really needed to see a kitten sleeping with a Golden Retriever-here you go!

It was the funniest thing, I...

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Living in My Own Little World

Mar 23, 2020


(watercolor)

I've been living in my own little world for about 2 weeks now, painting up a storm—painting things that make me happy. I hope sharing them gives you a little boost too :-)

Love...

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Yes, we still have horses...

Mar 20, 2020

Yes, we are in baby goat season and no, I've not forgotten my horses :-)


Haaa! Good catch!

Love to all from the Mother Ranch,

Julia

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4 Baby Goats Were Born the Night of March 10th!

Mar 13, 2020

After this upsetting news, let's move on to baby goats! The last you knew, we were here, talking about the possibility of babies being born the night of Tuesday, March 10th—which seems like...

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Special Notice: The Mother Ranch Closing March 12th—April 10th

Mar 12, 2020

After careful consideration, I have decided to make the difficult choice of closing the ranch from March 12th—April 10th due to ongoing concerns related to the coronavirus.

I have been...

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