2014 April

April 2014 wrap up

Wow, April was an intense month! My erratic artist self was in her prime this month! I am feeling like I rode the grand cardinal cross wave pretty well and am feeling grounded and focused as the month comes to an end. I applied for an art show and to be in an art gallery. […]

Mother’s Day Sale 10% Off – Now through Friday, May 2nd

Enjoy 10% off everything in my Etsy Shop now through Friday May 2nd, 2014! *Use coupon code MOM2014* I have a bunch of new listings in my Etsy store. For the first time ever I have everything that is in my physical inventory listed, 65 items, whew! New large original oil paintings, new suncatchers, new […]

The Joy of the Clear Intuition – A Ha! by Shelley Irish

The joy of the clear intuition! A Ha! Shelley Irish Oil on Canvas 18″ x 24″ 2009

New Listing! Chakra Rainbow 8 Greeting Card Set of Original Oil Paintings by Shelley Irish

9 Greeting Card Set of Chakra Rainbow Reproductions of original oil painting series by Shelley Irish  This card set is now available for sale on Etsy.com. Please click here to check it out. Included in each set are one cards of each of the Chakra Rainbow Paintings. (from L to R) The Protected (root chakra), The Lovers (sacral […]

Layering, foreground, crystal body

Yesterday’s layering of the sky, a sense of the foreground landscape and her crystal body coming together.

First stages – Crossing the Rainbow Bridge

Here are shots from the last couple days of painting.

New Painting in Progress – Crossing the Rainbow Bridge

The final drawing for this painting ‘Crossing the Rainbow Bridge’ is done. I spent last week doing drawing after drawing to exact this concept. This painting is what I am going to work on for my entry into We’Moon’s contest for their 2016 datebook ‘quantum leap year’. I had planned to finish the comedy/tragedy painting […]

New Listing! Original Oil Painting – Sunset at Tongue Point by Shelley Irish

    Sunset at Tongue PointShelley IrishOil on Canvas18″ x 24″2013 This painting is now available for sale on Etsy.com. Please click here to check it out. This is a handmade original oil painting. It is signed on the front and it’s sides are edged in black acrylic paint. it arrives to you heady to […]

Happy Shedding under the Waning Moon – Descent by Shelley Irish

As the moon wanes we are called to clear and let go. Happy shedding! Descent Shelley Irish Oil on Canvas 24″ x 36″ 2009

I rearranged my studio ;)

I sat down to draw out a new painting and decided to rearrange my studio. Aaaaaah! Feels so good 😉 A few shots of it and Billy checking out the new set up.

Dad Lessons in perfect working order!

I’ve been giving my dad painting lessons since 2006. And by ‘lessons’ I mean I guide him through each artistic whim he has and help him achieve whatever goal he brings to the table. The times I try to dictate a certain project, exercise or step by step technique just don’t really work for his […]


I had a couple meetings yesterday. One was something that will take me some time to work up to and be involved in, and the other was the Alki Art Fair board meeting 🙂 I feel so good to be connected with kindred spirits. I am so thankful for all of the support I have had […]

Art Submission and Some Promo Shots

Yesterday I submitted some art to Twilight Gallery and Boutique here in West Seattle. I love the art in this gallery, it’s non-traditional, beautiful with some darkness. Thought I’d share the promo shots I took of the sacred feminine and sacred masculine moons. Some new sun catchers too 🙂 Happy Wednesday!  

Featured Art! Goddess of Love Sun Catcher by Diana Mc Donald

I am going to start a ‘featured product of the week’ on social media, and the first one starts… now! This week’s featured art… Ooo ooo ooo ze Goddess of Love Sun Catcher by Diana McDonald! I drool over this sun catcher! Diana made it at the Emerald Spiral Fair and it is oozing with […]

Business Monday and a Beautiful Sun Catcher!

I had a nice business Monday. I applied to be a part of the Emerald Spiral Psychic Fair in Sept 2014 and got a booth against a wall (for ease of painting display) and very close to the entrance! Super excited about that! I also put in an application for an art competition put on […]

A Turn in the Road…

Swerve, screech! Haha! I just put out a post about my goals for the next few months and I’m already making an edit to them! Yesterday I got a letter in the mail from We’Moon about their call for art for 2016, Quantum Leap Year! After reading the description I started thinking about this diptych […]

Goal Setting for 2014

I took this week to just work my non-art job and do some goal setting. Been reading about all of the intense cosmic energy of the month of April and am evaluating my process in regard to this as well. Here are how my goals are rolling around. In April: Submit application to be an […]