How Many Hours Does It Take to Create A 1-Hour Painting and Why?

Yesterday, I posted images of my 1-Hour painting Lilies, and within minutes someone asked me how much that this painting would cost. Lilies – Jacki Kellum Acrylic Painting Created in 1 Hour I came back with the price of $300, and I could almost hear jaws drop. “What? $300 for 1 hour of work?” Well,…

A Peek into Jacki Kellum’s Studio in the Ozark Mountains.

Roses in a Striped Mug – Jacki Kellum Acrylic Painting January 21, 2021 Today, I was painting, and before my still life fell apart, I decided to snap a shot of my setup–in the spot where I actually paint. I live in a house that is about 125 years old, and I paint in a…

How to Create a Text Dummy for a Picture Book in Microsoft Word

Through the process of getting my Debut Picture Book The Donkey’s Song published, a rare thing happened. My editor Frances Gilbert and I have become great friends. The Donkey’s Song by Jacki Kellum Illustrated by Sydney Hanson Published by Random House Children’s Books Here Frances is the Vice President and Editor in Chief of Doubleday…