Author Archives: Annie

‘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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2016 Western Lover’s Gift Guide

Western films make great gifts. However, sometimes it is nice to find something unexpected to surprise your western aficionado with (…or maybe they already own all their favorite films! 🙂 ) This is a list of 9 non-DVD gift ideas … 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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The Era of Silent Westerns~Will Rogers

I have a fondness for silent westerns, the old-fashioned stars excelled at those pioneering cowboy films and made all manner of them including western comedies like this clip from an old 1922 Will Rogers film titled “The Ropin’ Fool” I … Continue reading

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