Beverly Raffaele

Tips For Artists, Gardening, Trivia, Blogging


I hope you find your visit here fun and informative. Please enjoy yourself. I am not selling anything but I am hoping to inspire you. Creativity is truly what makes everything we love to see and do more interesting. Below I have shared some favorite links of mine. Places I love to go and buy or enjoy. At the bottom you will find a sample of my paintings. More are in the Art Gallery. I hope you find something memorable on every page. Blessings, Beverly J Raffaele

This is so easy. It's great for the kids! get the containers at the dollar store. 

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Favorite Links


Everyone should strive to move forward, to be successful and to shoot for a goal. Find something that makes you happy with what you have achieved. Never just settle, but continue to push ahead so that you can pass it on to others.  It’s my hope that you can find inspiration for excellence here. 

Together we can grow your business. 

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Art and Creativity:

Annie Strack

Annie is my favorite watercolor artist.

Her mariner art and her use of values

is outstanding. You can find Annie on 

Facebook, Pinterest, and many other sites online. Give her a visit.

The Complete Artist 

This site belongs to New Zealand artist Richard Robinson I recommend from "The Complete Artist" website an article on artist John Singer Sargent. Excellent!

This is truly another great forum for beginners on.There are some free lessons too!

The Art Colony 

I have a page on this fun site. 

I particularly enjoy the monthly challenges.

it's a great community and forum for art lovers.

The Virtual Instructor

This site is constructed for you. Whether you are an artist, an aspiring artist, 

a student, a teacher, want art instruction at home, or if you are just curious - 

we have a tutorial for you. Some of these tutorials require membership, 

but many of the tutorials are free.

Free Online Art Classes

Artist Lois Dewitt: 

I hope that the art lessons I've created for this website will inspire you to find your own hidden creative talents (yes, we all have them!) Please check out the art class buttons on the left to find what you want to learn--and yes, all my art instruction is FREE to you! Why not enrich your life and get creative today?

Art Is

Do you want to learn how to draw or paint? Are you looking for painting tips and drawing techniques that will help you along your artistic journey? Or perhaps you'd like to deepen your understanding of and appreciation for art?  This website has something for everyone - from the complete beginner to the avid art enthusiast. Basically, this is a website for the creative spirit!

Fine Art America

Fine Art America is home to
100,000+ of the world's greatest living artists and photographers.   Browse through our collection of 10,632,364 images - all of which can be purchased as framed prints, canvas prints, iphone cases, greeting cards, acrylic prints, metal prints, posters, and more.   When you're ready, we'll deliver a museum-quality masterpiece right to your door step.

Gagnon Studio's Fine Art and Art Lessons
" Here at Tim Gagnon Studio I offer a large variety of painting lessons.  Everything from acrylics to oils, from landscapes to portraits."

Featuring Gifted Mouth Artists!

Please click on the links to learn more about them. 

The incredible mouth artist Chris Opperman is a true inspiration. Visit him at IMFPA Indian Mouth and Foot Artsists. Below is a small sampling of Mr Oppermans work.

Flowers & Pretty Damsels
by  Amazing Mouth Artist 

Jolanta Borek Unikowska

Jean Michalski another incredible mouth artist. The title of this painting is "Grace Personified-Ballet" click to buy a print. 
The American Redcross
Mission Statement
The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.​
Please give: Ecuador is devastated by a strong earthquake. They desperately need water, electricity, food. The Red Cross is helping and they need your help to do so. 
For Writers: 

Writers Digest Magazine

Their mission statement:

Our charter publication Writer’s Digest literally 

“wrote the book” on writing and getting published. For more than 90 years, the experts at Writer’s Digest have been publishing books, magazines, competitions, conferences and distance education materials 

for writers who want to polish their skills and hone their craft.

For Everyday Life:

Life Hacks 99 ways to make your life easier!

I LOVE these tips! Very creative!

Twisted Sifter

Wonderful place

It's where I always go

You can by my books on there too

just search Books by Beverly J Raffaele. 

Thank you!

business cards
Visita Print hosts this site and it's where I get my business cards. They print my photos of paintings and more. I recommend them. It's a great site for your business needs. 
Old houses  Do You Love Historic Houses?Welcome to the Internet's Finest Collection.

Ferndale, CA Victorian Village

The Victorian Village of Ferndale, CA

The stunning little town is just south of 

Eureka CA between the Redwoods and the Ocean... It is one of my favorite places to visit.

Roses for Jaclyn Painting by Beverly J Raffaele
"Roses for Jaclyn" Oil on canvas 
by Beverly J Raffaele
Painting by Beverly J Raffaele, "Wild White Rose"
"Wild White Rose" Acrylic on masonite. Prints available. Use the contact page and you will receive a response within 48 hrs.
Thank you, Beverly
Painting by Beverly J Raffaele, "Battery Point Lighthouse"

"Battery Point Lighthouse" Crescent City CA where I was raised. Oil on Canvas

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