Studio Patty Jane

Original Oil Paintings Every Monday


Ypsilanti, Michigan, USA
November 29
Studio Patty Jane
I paint. Visit my Facebook Page: Studio Patty Jane for affordable original oil painting sales each Monday.


MAY 22, 2014 7:21PM

Fairy Garden of Ann Arbor

A few years ago when I made a post about the Fairy Doors of Ann Arbor everybody LOVED it. I think it got 100 comments (sorry, I deleted all those old posts years ago). It was my most popular post by far.
Well I'm back in Washtenaw County again… Read full post »
MAY 19, 2014 11:17PM

Why is OS such a Ghost Town?

Hello Open Salon Writers,


I haven't been very active on OS in several years. A post here or there (maybe once a year)... but really, really inactive.


When I was on OS back in about 2008, it seemed like people were constantly posting and commenting and the Front Page… Read full post »

Here is my favorite painting from this week's Online Art Show and Sale at Studio Patty Jane. It's the first sale of my Online Facebook Gallery/Studio. If you like the painting and you are on Facebook, you can "like" it HERE to make sure you don't miss anything. I painted it… Read full post »
MAY 16, 2014 10:08AM

Studio Patty Jane

Hello My Open Salon Friends....
 second crop of tulip
It's been awhile! I hope everything is going great for you with every creative endeavor.
I just wanted to let you know I've decided to apply myself as a painter. Most of you seemed to like my paintings even… Read full post »
DECEMBER 19, 2013 3:35PM

Year End Letter To God


December, 19, 2013

Dear God,

I just wanted to write you a thank-you letter for an amazing year. It's been quite a learning year for me and you've brought some wonderful people into my life and again and again provided a way and resources when it… Read full post »

DECEMBER 16, 2013 7:50AM

Raw Hot Chocolate

hot cocoa and clementine 
Starting a winter morning with a delicious warm beverage is a sweet way to remind myself a raw food lifestyle doesn't have to be all about sacrifice and wheatgrass.
During the darkest and coldest days of the year, I simply can't just spring out/… Read full post »
DECEMBER 1, 2013 1:43AM


On October 15, 2010 I dove head first into the raw living food lifestyle. That is to say, on October 14 my beloved nephew and I went out for a burger and a beer and smoked a few cigarettes (I had had an on again off again small smoking habit… Read full post »




This is the fifth soup in a series of 20 Elegant Raw Soups I'm developing for the Creative Health Institute in Hodunk, Michigan, a non-profit learning center where I've been training as a raw chef and holistic health counselor in the tradition of Ann Wigmore.

I've crea… Read full post »

MARCH 4, 2012 4:00PM

Chocolate Chia Pudding Pie

Chia seeds are all the rage for their health benefits. The tiny black seeds we used to spread on clay pets in the 1970s are considered a superfood today. Chia seeds are believed to boost energy and curb the appetite and -- in my opinion -- they make perfect pudding.

For… Read full post »