Dec
23
2013

Merry Christmas!

Friends, Oil on Canvas, 48" x 60 " By Shannon Grissom

Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmas-time. ~Laura Ingalls Wilder   Your presence here has always been a wonderful gift to me.  Thank you! I am wishing you and yours a very Merry Christmas!…
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Sep
13
2013

Santa Cleans Up Well

Santa

Bob Calhoun was a gifted polymath. Painter,  sculptor, musician, cowboy, pilot, he did it all!  I painted this scene featuring Bob way back in 2006. Recently, I spied one of Bob’s Santa creations in the barn at my sister and brother–in-law’s house. I loved the Santa and asked them if I could clean him up…
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Dec
24
2012

Sock Monkey Monday~ Merry Christmas

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Merry Christmas Everyone! Click Here to Get Your Free Merry Christmas Coloring Page Happy Coloring!

Dec
10
2012

Sock Monkey Monday: With Care

Christmas With Care

Monkey Made of Sockies is a little punchy after all that chocolate he found in his stocking :O)   Click here to get your free “With Care” coloring page!   To see beautiful and affordable prints/giclees, please click here :O)     To see all manner of Christmas With Care Merchandise, click here :O)  …
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Nov
20
2012

Sweet Deals and Special Holiday Open Studio Hours

Christmas at Shannon's Studio

My studio is typically open by appointment. That being said, most days I am here from 8:30 a.m. -5:00 p.m. (Most locals know they can come in for a hug just about any time :O)     During the holiday season here will be many opportunities for a visit, and I’ll pay the sales tax…
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Oct
23
2012

Jolly Old Saint Nick

Hexagon Ornament

It was a hot chocolate kind of day. Cold, dark and rainy. Armed with a cup of liquid good jujus… I of course mean hot chocolate, I decided it would be a great day to get Santa ready for the holidays. The original is already spoken for but you can send him out via greeting…
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Dec
23
2011

Painting of the Day ~ Friends

Friends, Oil on Canvas, 48" x 60 " By Shannon Grissom

It’s hard to get a sense of scale by looking at an image on a computer screen. So I thought I’d show two pictures to give the artwork some context. Here’s a  photo of the painting:   And here’s a photo with me standing in front of the painting…     I channeled the big…
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Dec
22
2011

Merry Christmas!

Santa

Thank you for being here. Your presence on my site is a gift to me! I was going to film a polished Christmas video to wish you all a Merry Christmas, but things just didn’t work out the way I wanted them to. Things went a wee bit sideways in the last few days, both…
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Dec
20
2011

Painting of the Day~ Christmas With Care

Christmas

Clyde was a little wired after eating all those Hershey’s kisses that were in his Christmas stocking. He had great difficulty holding still as I painted his portrait. Still I felt I captured the essence of the moment :O) Christmas With Care Oil on Canvas 24″ x 30″ To see fabulous prints and cards click…
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Dec
15
2011

Painting of the Day~ Angel Made of Sockies

Angel Made of Sockies

  It’s true, Monkey Made of Sockies can fly. And unlike those other flying monkeys, Clyde is the ultimate do-gooder ~Think…Jimmy Stewart :O) Angel Made of Sockies Oil on Canvas 24″ x36″ To see my beautiful prints and cards on my Fine Art America site click here.. To see really fun merchandise click here :O)…
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Nov
25
2011

Sneak Preview: Saturday’s Holiday Boutique

Boutique 1

Before I pack everything up I thought I’d post  pics of the some fun items I’ll have for sale at the Light’s On Holiday Boutique this Saturday. Some of these items like the bottles, blank books, and masks, are seasonal. So if you’ve been thinking getting them, now’s the time! I look forward to seeing…
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