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My New Print Shop

My New Print Shop

This past February, my husband and I invested in the fancy-pants Epson P800 SureColor fine art printer in order to create an at-home Lyon Road print shop. Until that point, I had outsourced all my printing to the company Finerworks. Finerworks did a wonderful job for me for a good year, successfully printing...

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Happy Anniversary, Lyon Road!

Happy Anniversary, Lyon Road!

Today's a big day: January 25 marks one year since I started Lyon Road. And oh, what a year it has been. Failed some, succeeded more, learned tons, and best of all, far surpassed my initial goals. We are now in almost all fifty states, were featured in Buzzfeed twice, and...

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Crohn's Disease

Crohn's Disease

I recently painted the large and small intestines for an individual living with Crohn's. The recipient was so kind and lovely and gracious that I wanted to do just a little bit more. Thus I've decided to write a bit about the disease, to hopefully bring a touch more awareness and a tad more empathy. So...

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Watercolor, the Underdog

Watercolor, the Underdog

I was at Fed Ex this weekend scanning in some of my artwork (I totally recommend using Fed Ex for this btw, they have a nice large scanner and the color was pretty accurate). I started chatting it up with the employee that was helping me, and he asked curiously 'why...

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Finding the Time for Art

Finding the Time for Art

I recently started an Etsy shop, Lyon Road, to sell my artwork. The initial reaction from friends and family is typically, "Awesome! Kudos!". This is quickly followed by a, "My goodness, how do you find the time to paint?!" I get it. I have two major time sucks at home,...

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