Author Archives: Annie

~ Christmas 2017 ~

I wish you all a merry Christmas of feasting and celebrating with the family and friends you hold dear!   A few links and “Chrismassy” things I’ve enjoyed this week: ~Drawing the above wreath. I took an hour long break … Continue reading

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Realistic Westerns?

  One of the best quotes on this topic I’ve seen. I couldn’t agree more.    

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‘A Sidekick’s Tale’ by Elisabeth Grace Foley

Hello folks! I have an exciting announcement! This year I’ve had the pleasure of working on illustrating a book with pencil sketches for one of my favorite authors: Elisabeth Grace Foley. The book’s name is A Sidekick’s Tale and it’s … Continue reading

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Black Saddle~Client: Neal Adams

The Black Saddle, episode Client: Neal Adams The Black Saddle TV show starring Peter Breck was one of the many black and white western shows from the 50’s. Clay Culhane (Peter Breck) is a gunfighter turned lawyer. This episode, Client … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to James Drury!

Not all the good guys wore white hats. James Drury, best known for his role as ranch foreman in The Virginian,  typically wore a black cowboy hat. And continues to do so to this day. The laconic, lanky, and dark … Continue reading

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Westerns At Their Height?

Everybody talks about the “heyday of the westerns” and the time when they were at their peak. I have loved westerns for as long as I can remember and have seen hundreds of them. There is something in me that … Continue reading

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The Never Seen “Katie Elder” ~ The Sons Of Katie Elder

The whole valley was influenced by this one good woman who lived a noble life. The Sons of Katie Elder is a fun western film about John Elder (John Wayne) and his four brothers who get together for the first … Continue reading

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New In The Shop~ “Western Pines” Winter Christmas Stationery!

Combine tangy pine branches, pine-cones, paper, and steaming coffee: the result “Western Pines” stationery. Click HERE to see it in the shop! Perfect for winter letters and spreading holiday cheer!

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Western Stationary~New In The Shop

When you open a package of this western paper, the faint aroma of warm coffee is lingering there to meet you. A golden hue and the faint smell of coffee are the signatures of this new writing paper. Every piece … Continue reading

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Coming to the shop…

I’ve been working on developing a new product, and it is coming to the shop later this week! Stay tuned for details when it’s released!

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