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


  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

    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,

  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.

    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,

    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,
      Pearl 13.1


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