Author Archives: Sherry Meidell

About Sherry Meidell

Sherry Meidell is a signature member of the National Watercolor Society Western Federation Watercolor Society and the Utah Watercolor Society. She loves to paint with watercolor whether she is painting pictures or illustrating children's picture books. She is a member of SCBWI. Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.

Because There Was No Room For Him In The Inn

In Luke 2:7 it says: “And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for him in the inn.” But there was a stable and … Continue reading

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What Im Grateful For This Year

Finding my Seasider hat buried in a black canvas bag when I cleaned my art studio.. I’m glad that art studio sounds better than Art room. I’m glad for two eyes that see sunshine streaming through morning windows. I’m thankful … Continue reading

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If You Are Going To Draw From Life, You Need A Life To Draw From

You might have noticed the foreign object on the babies head. It may not be foreign to you but to a mother of all boys, it’s a new decorating idea from a creative daughter-in-law who now has a beautiful place … Continue reading

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Getting Out of the Studio (Into the freezing early Autumn Snow)

The above picture is deceiving. Its a lot warmer than it was three days before. But the event was well worth a bit of shivering. It was an opportunity to get out and talk with friends and meet new ones. … Continue reading

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The Influence of Jerry Pinkney

So I don’t know when I first became aware of Jerry Pinkney’s amazing illustrations, but I remember my very first book with his illustrations, ”Home Place” 1990. No I wasn’t a young child, I was a young aspiring illustrator with … Continue reading

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An Honorable Mention

Sweet Puppy Dreams has received Honorable Mention at the Davis County Exhibit. You can take a look at the original at the County offices in Farmington with a lot of other fine art. I’ve also got an armful of “Hale … Continue reading

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Today I Am Grateful For…

i am grateful for grandaughters sitting by my side Sunshine on the house across the street. Warm oatmeal with blue berries The opportunities to love others The board of the watercolor society who are helping carry the weight Nice watercolor … Continue reading

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A Bit of Art and a Bit of Chocolate

I’ll be spending a bit of time with other artists this weekend. It’s fun to share your art with others. It’s fun to visit with those that come to see the art and chat about process and see their reaction … Continue reading

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Giving All You Have

What happens when you put your full effort into something? When you put your full effort into a painting.? When you give all you can even when you think it won’t be enough? A little over four years ago, my … Continue reading

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Networking

The artist has a tendancy to want to stay isolated in their studio and work on their paintings or illustrations. You can’t get the work done unless you are in your studio working but there is a great deal you … Continue reading

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