Author Archives: heatheroutlaw

About heatheroutlaw

Aspiring children's illustrator and novelist, with a passion for animals, beautiful places, and God's creation.

Hello Again! and new novel peek

Hey, did you miss me? Aw, so sweet of you! So many things have happened in the last two years, I cannot possibly put it all down. But I did want to revive my little webspace again. I have, in recent … Continue reading

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Watercolor

I am about to embark on a revisit to watercolor painting. I did a wc painting of a house a few years back and it was delicious. So I have a pad ready and some brand new paint. Just got … Continue reading

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Laying In

Apparently “laying in” is what they used to do to royal wives when they were close to giving birth. The pregnant wife would be confined to a dark chamber and not allowed to go anywhere or even get out of bed for … Continue reading

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Micah Sleeping

Don’t worry you guys, I will be back in author-artist mode soon. Right now, I am working to make real money at a real job with a real cubicle. Got to save up for when the new baby comes. So … Continue reading

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Illustration Friday – Transportation

This is a photo of an old painting I did in 1995 (they used a flash so it doesn’t show up perfectly here). It is a portrait of my aunt, my two cousins and their horses. The red horse, named … Continue reading

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In the Woods

Yesterday, despite being sick and woozy, my son and I went into the woods. We have this small park nearby and it is chock full of every imaginable species of oak and hickory tree and 14 gazillion squirrels. A refreshing … Continue reading

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The problem with oils

Well, I tried the old oil paint. Darnnit! Paint was fine. I was not. Seems the smell of english turpentine takes me to another world of headacheness only experienced after long trips through the ER after severe brain injury. My … Continue reading

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