Artist's Journal

Fresh Off the Palette - Artist's Journal

I had no idea I had so many kindred spirits online.
This is just a small sample of some of the splendor to be seen.  
So many creative people sharing their talents.
Celebrating home, family, and a love of 
romantic and country cottage lifestyles.

Hi there, I'm Angela Wisler porcelain/acrylic artist and
bona fide cottage style junkie devotee.


Welcome to my Artist's Journal or Blog, if you prefer.


A place to share creative decorating ideas and
detail the process I use for painting china and other pretties.


Porcelain painting is deemed by some, "a lost art".
I can tell you that around me in Maryland it's not lost, just scarce.
I wanted to learn the basics so, I traveled 160 miles round trip to Pennsylvania.
There I met with a lovely lady, who although retired from teaching
agreed to instruct me briefly, because I was 50 years younger than she.
She told me she got a kick out of someone, "young" wanting to learn.

Antique Limoges Jardinaire circa 1895
 China and porcelain are staples in romantic cottage and shabby chic décor.
I use the same techniques today that were used so long ago
to create those Limoges & Bavarian treasures.
It is a diverse and challenging art form.
I look forward to sharing my passion for it with you
and illustrating my creative process.

I adore cottage style decorating and hope this becomes a place for sharing, fellowship, and friendship with others who enjoy creating and decorating.
Thank you for stopping by.
I welcome your comments & leave you with this thought...

"Kindred spirits are not so scarce as I used to think.
It's splendid to find out there are so many of them in the world."
-L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables

5 comments

  1. Hi Angela, Love your gorgeous paintings. Such a wonderful post to showcase your talents and beautiful treasured pieces. So great to meet you and have you as a member of ECS. So happy to know another cottage style kindred spirit.
    Thank you for stopping by and your new following.
    Have a great week and happy painting.
    Hugs, Celestina Marie

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    1. Hi Celestina Marie, I really appreciate your compliments and support. Nice to meet you as well. I look forward to chatting with you. Take care,
      Angela

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  2. Angela, I love all of your paintings. I love roses and especially rose paintings. I am trying to teach myself how to paint roses and yours are just truly beautiful.

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    1. Hi Victoria, Thanks for taking the time out to comment and for the nice compliments. Roses are one of my favorites to paint. They are a challenge for sure and I find myself always trying to improve on painting them. If I can help, please contact me. Have a great week,
      Angela

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    2. Hi Angela ~~ It is so much fun pursuing your passions in life and I am happy to hear you are able to learn to paint, You are so talented, the roses are wonderful.
      Have a sweet day,
      Michele
      Pearl 13.1

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