Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Beware of jerky dog treats!! The FDA had given a warning of the dangers of giving your pets jerky treats. These treats are coming out of China and causing thousands of dogs and some cats to get ill and even die. Please beware! Here is a link to an update on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's website:
FDA Update

I am now offering prints and canvas prints of my artwork!

I have been neglecting this blog for a long time. I really feel the need to start painting again and getting my corgi mojo back! For now, I am offering some of my most popular pieces in prints and prints on canvas. These prints come in a variety of sizes and will make perfect gifts for this holiday season. Please browse my print site. I am sure you will find something you like for yourself or a gift for a loved one.

Please click on this link:
Karen Howell Fine Art Prints

Art Prints

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Corgi ACEO make great stocking stuffers...just saying

I have listed some corgi ACEOs on Ebay!
They are original small paintings..not prints! They are 3.5 inches by 2.5 inches - the size of a trading card. I have taken a few of my favorite paintings (and some new ideas)and painted them as small miniatures!

These cards are handpainted originals! Art for your pocket! You can trade them with other corgi lovers, frame them, or put them in an album, or someones christmas stocking! The sky's the limit when it comes to small format art!

They are painted on heavy watercolor paper, sealed and signed. I then slide the finished piece in a heavy plastic toploader (the baseball card type) for total protection. They can be easily removed by you if you so desire.
Please browse my ACEO auctions:
  • Ebay Original ACEOS
  • A painting inspired by Kliban

    I finished this diptych~two 8"X10" canvases meant to be hung together to make one unique piece. It is inspired by Kliban, and his black and white tabby cats with their red shoes. I fondly remember them when I was young. They were on everything..towels, bedding, shirts. I always thought they were so cute!
    I decided to paint a tri corgi with some red sneakers as a tribute to Kliban. Maybe I'll paint some more inspired by him. : )
    Offered on ebay now:
  • Ebay Original Paintings
  • New work in time for the holidays...

    It feels good to be back to placing paint to canvas! I was watching (and got hooked on) The Tudors on Showtime. I love the costuming and locales and I was inspired to paint this corgi portrait.
    Anne was Queen of England from 1533 to 1536 as the second wife of Henry VIII of England and 1st Marquess of Pembroke in her own right.
    This is my "corgi version" of Anne Boleyn right down to her famous gold and pearl necklace..except of course It's a C for corgi!
    It was quite fun and I am now offering it on Ebay: "Anne Corleyn Queen of England"

  • Ebay Original Paintings
  • Sunday, November 07, 2010

    I was honored to be asked to illustrate a chapter for a darling corgi book: The Watching: A Corgi Puppy's Christmas Surprise By Millie J. Williams. With original art by Lyn Hamer Cook, Sari Davies, Sue Duffield, Kay Folk, Karen Howell, Kim Hundley, Susan Jacob, Chris Landers, Ginnie Mickelson, Linda Ozelis, Diane Puntenney, Cindy Read, Cathy Santarsiero, John Scarinci, Barbie Sonnett, and Milllie J. Williams

    “Everyone has a gift, they told the little corgi puppy called Twice, but hers certainly wasn't singing. Thrown out of chorus practice, Twice found solace with her friend Grandfather Oak and a flock of mismatched birds that he had helped her rescue. But with Christmas coming, Twice soon joined the rest of the corgis and other animals at the Castle in preparing for the Watching. This was the first year Twice would be old enough to attend this mysterious and magical event, so she didn't quite know what would happen in the field far beyond the Castle walls. She had a few secret plans of her own, however!”

    The annual version of “The Watching” by Millie J. Williams, usually released for Christmas Eve, has become a tradition in corgidom, enjoyed each year by thousands of readers. The 2009 story―The Watching: A Corgi Christmas Tale―was published to wide acclaim as a beautiful full color paperback book with dazzling artwork. Now we are happy to offer the equally wonderful 2010 book, The Watching: A Corgi Puppy's Christmas Surprise. This new book will ship beginning December 1, in time for the holidays. Pre-order now to be sure you have your book in time for Christmas. Orders placed before December 1 will receive a bonus bookmark with original Watching artwork.

    Coming December 1: A special two-week-only eBay auction of the original art created for The Watching: A Corgi Puppy's Christmas Surprise.

    Also Coming December 1: New holiday ornaments from CorgiAid's CafePress store featuring art from The Watching: A Corgi Puppy's Christmas Surprise.All net proceeds for these books (after printing and shipping) benefit CorgiAid.

    The books are only $20 each, which includes shipping, so order extras as gifts for all your animal-loving friends, young and old. International orders are $27 each. Purchase your copy and help give assistance to corgis and corgi mixes!
  • Corgi Aid The Watching book order
  • Thursday, January 28, 2010

    I know I haven't painted or posted any new work in quite a while.
    Well I have had some major home issues the last few months...but
    I need to get back in the game!
    I miss creating art sooooo much!!
    So..here's a new one!
    "Playful Corgi Pup"

    8" X 10" Acrylic on 3/4" canvas. Ready to frame or hang as is!
    He's available now on Ebay, If anyone's so inclined... :)
  • My Ebay Auctions
  • Wednesday, May 27, 2009

    Lamb and Corgi!

    Fun painting to do...and I found it quite the challenge!

    Tuesday, May 05, 2009

    A collection of corgi art on Ebay...

    I have listed a collection of corgi art on Ebay. I have quite a few ACEO cards and some bigger original paintings on watercolor paper and canvas. All are originals. Please stop by and browse. Some are small versions of previous popular works. 8)

    Thursday, February 05, 2009

    Art Blog Award!

    Thank you Cathy Santarsiero at
  • The Christmas Corgi Blog
  • for this art blog award.

    Coolness! Please check out her blog for corgi cuteness and adorable art!

    I am supposed to post seven things I love.
    1. My family and friends. Thanks for your support in everything I do!
    2. My pets. Ever faithful and loving. I can't imagine a home without a warm fluffy friend!
    3. Art. I love the beauty of some of the old master's paintings. I love the way some modern art makes me think and see things in a different way. I love whimsical art that makes me smile.
    4. Chocolate. Okay, that speaks for itself. Haha.
    5. Books. I love to read a good book. I love the smell of a good old book. Weird?
    6. Sleeping in on a saturday winter morning. All warm and snuggly. 8)
    7. A nice rain storm. Not a heavy one just enough to relax with a nice fire and read my book with my chocolate. 8)

    I am passing this award to:

    Moira McLaughlin.
    Please check out her fantastic blog,
  • Dog Art Today

  • and
    This blog has cool art and tips for artists!
  • Art Dog Blog