Pet Portraits for Christmas by Betty Pinkston

Betty Pinkston is now taking Christmas orders for pet portraits Great keepsake gifts! Order the perfect painting or drawing of your sweet pet or give a gift to someone of their pet. Order now! Portraits take time. Don’t wait until it’s too late.

Custom Pet Portraits Custom pet portraits, hand painted in watercolor, acrylic or a beautifully done pencil drawing will be the perfect keepsake or gift. From your digital photo, Betty can capture you pet’s cutest personality on canvas or paper. Each painting is made to order, always one of a kind! Colors and details and getting a likeness of your pet matters to Betty. Please provide several digital color photos with details of your pet’s face.

Three sizes available, your choice. Please contact Betty for a special size and price. 8×10 – $110.00 11×14 – $165.00 12×16 – $240.00 (does not include shipping)

Special commission portraits in other sizes available upon request.
Contact Betty at
or visit her FB page, Betty Pinkston, Artist
to order in time for Christmas!

Big Mama’s Hula Girl Gallery Open for First Friday Artwalk

Big Mama’s is proud to showcase the art of the mother/daughter duo “Salt Weaver”.  Come meet Deanna Weaver and Kristy Salter and check out their beautiful art.  The gallery will have many sales too, including 20% off wood sunglasses and recycled glassware.  Refreshments will be served too.  Come have fun with us this Friday 4-7. 

An Update From Allison Wickey

On September 1, Allison Wickey gave her gallery to another artist – Mary Ellen DImauro a clothing designer. She still carries Allison’s work in her space so pop in and say hi to see her beautiful space and some of Allison’s pieces! Allison Wickey also shows work at Lovelace Interiors in Inlet Beach and is currently exhibiting in Amavida at Rosemary Beach.

Allison Wickey works out of her warehouse studio in Santa Rosa Beach and she often takes appointments there – feel free to text her and make time to come by to check it out! 850-420-8419

Check out her new artwork at To order commissions or ask questions email her at

An Update From Kay Richoux

Kay will be teaching at the Blue Giraffe on October 18th and 19th. Both days there will be classes at 9am-12pm and 2-5pm. Each complete class is 3 hrs long, so many opportunities to take “ Ghost Printing: Explorations in Encaustics” with Kay. $250 per class, all materials included.

La Vie Est Belle Open for First Friday Art Walk

La Vie Est Belle is featuring celebrated designer Wendy Mignot during Seaside’s First Friday Art Walk on Friday, October 4th from 5-8 pm. Come by and support local artists, creativity and enjoy light refreshments.

Celebrate the works of local legend Wendy Mignot along with specialty brands available only at La Vie Est Belle. Shop Lost Galleon authentic antique and shipwreck coins, Jimmy Wz handcrafted handbags, Merry Beth Myrick Pearl & Metal Bangles, Mignot Tribe pearl and leather jewelry from Mexico, One Eye Love Collection by Wendy and Laura Bailey, VIZA Collection by Violeta & Zak Mignot, Haute Hats, and Dawn Champman Whitty Photography.

Make plans to spend your first Friday of each month strolling Central Square and visiting Seaside Merchants from 5-8pm. Participating merchants will host special in-store exhibits and events showcasing their jewelry, art, fashion, music, wine and food. It’s a great way to start the weekend at the beach.

La Vie Est Belle is located on Central Square in Seaside, Florida. Stop in to browse fine pearls and leather collections as well as one-of-a-kind creations by other artists. La Vie Est Belle is open daily and you can call 850-231-4692 for more information. If you don’t have a “Wendy” yet, it’s time to join the tribe.

La Vie Est Belle open for First Friday ArtWalk

Monthly First Friday Art Walk featuring celebrated designer, Wendy Mignot, along with specialty brands available ONLY at La Vie Est Belle.
-Lost Galleon authentic antique and shipwreck coins.
-Jimmi Wz handcrafted handbags,
-Merry Beth Myrick Pearl and Metal Bangles,
-Mignot Tribe pearl and leather jewelry from Mexico,
-One Eye Love Collection by Wendy Mignot and Laura Bailey
-VIZA Collection by Violeta and Zak Mignot
-Haute Hats
-Dawn Chapman Whitty Photography

Aug 2nd 5-9pm