Saturday, August 22, 2009


I want to thank Shirley Bass and Monica from "The Inkwell Alley", for putting a link to my blog and tagging me! Once again, be sure to check out their blog. They not only promote their work, but generously promote many other artists!
It seems that when you are "tagged", you are to write about interesting or bizarre things about yourself. Well.....from my prospective, I can't think of many interesting or bizarre things! I will tell you a little to give you an idea of who I am if you are so inclined to be interested. Ha-ha!
1.I was born and raised in Indianapolis Indiana. I live now just a few miles from Mooresville Indiana. Mooresville is still a relatively small town, known as the boyhood home of John Dillinger. 2. I "was" married and have one son that now happily lives in California with his beautiful fiance. 3. I have two horses, two dogs and two cats. Lots of wild creatures visit often also! Sometimes seems like living in a zoo!! Ha-ha! 4. I have painted all my life. I started out doing murals on my parents walls, (which they did not appreciate!). That is when they started buying me art supplies to keep me away from walls,etc. 5. I now work in my studio at the historic Stutz Business Center in Indianapolis. This is where they manufactured the "Stutz Bearcat Automobile", among others. 6. I am a full time artist/painter and absolutely love being able to do everyday what I love! 7. I love to learn new things. I try to learn something new each day that is not part of what I do. I like to share on Twitter new information I think people might enjoy. Feel free to "Follow" me and hopefully learn something new!

Saturday, August 15, 2009

Etsy "Dreams" Treasury

"Libby's Dream"
(Original Sold)

Open Edition Prints
$25.00 plus shippingPrinted with high quality paper and inks that will last for decades!!

Safely shipped within 1-2 business days.
U.S.P.S. Priority Mail
(No P.O. Box addresses)
*Indiana residents with be charged 7% sales tax*

My "Libby's Dream" print was just included in a beautiful
"Dreams" Treasury on Etsy!
I want to thank the Etsy shop owner, KatherynMD
for putting together this treasury. Her shop is not
open at this time due to poor health. I do hope she
gets well soon!

Click on the link below to view the Treasury.

I have always stressed to people, follow your dreams. We
only get one shot at life here. What
a fitting treasury to be included!
A copy of this print, "Libby's Dream", was purchased
by Warner Bros.Studio's/
Bonanza Productions to be included on the set
of the new television show coming out in January 2010
on the Fox network, entitled
"Past Life".
It sound like it will be an interesting show.
Please watch it when it airs!
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Friday, August 14, 2009

The Inkwell Alley

I am working on a couple of portraits that are not finished yet. I will post them when I am finished.
Today I want to bring to your attention a great blog. The blog is run by a writer
and a visual artist. They like the concept of learning!! Yea for them!!
They promote not only their own work, but generously
promote the work of many others. I hope you visit their blog.
What new thing have you learned today? I would really like to hear from you!

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Learn Something New!!!

I have started something on my Twitter page (see the link below), and want to continue it here on my blog.
I used to drive my parents crazy asking them "Why". I still am asking that same question. I do not ever want to be satisfied with information that people give me. Question everything. If you learn something new, ask yourself why or when etc. Let one question lead you to another question. Expand your world and your mind!
I want to encourage everyone to learn something new each day. I would like for you to come back ("Follow" if you are not already) to my blog and let me know what you have learned.
I get bored with small talk! The world is a very big and complex place.
So many people let their world stop at the end of their nose! Venture out and expand your world.
Example, if you are an artist, learn something about science. If you are a scientist, learn something about the arts. Anything. Anything new! The mind is no different than your muscles. Use it or lose it!!!
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Lecture over, let me know what you have learned today!!
What I Have Learned Today:
Gravity effects everything we are and do. Read about the origin of gravity here:

Friday, August 7, 2009

Art-Apple A Day Notecards by Patti Trostle

"Apple A Day"
Boxed Notecards
(Original Sold)
This is another image that will appear on the
television show, "Past Life". As I wrote in previous
blogs, Warner Brother's chose nine pieces of my work
to be on the new televion show starting in January
on the Fox network, "Past Life".
The original is sold but I have for sale boxed notecards
available for purchase.
6 for $12.00 - Plus shipping
Shipped via U.S.P.S. Priority mail
(Sorry, no P.O. box addresses allowed)
Cards size: 4.25 in x 5.50 in
Envelopes included
Boxed in a clear box with a gold bow!
This would be a great collection of cards to send
to people to wish them good health.
Many people purchase my boxed notecards to
give as gifts, or to frame!

Thursday, August 6, 2009

Patti Trostle Cafe Patachou Solo Show

Cafe Patachou Solo Show
I will be showing my work at the downtown Indianapolis
Cafe Patachou location.
4911 N. Pennsylvania St.
Indianapols, IN
Show runs 8/4/2009 thru 9/30/2009
If you are in the Indianapolis area, come enjoy good food and
see new artwork displayed and for sale!
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Sweet Cherry-Art-Original Oil Painting

"Sweet Cherry"
5 inches x 7 inches
Original Oil On Canvas
$99.00 plus shipping
Indiana residents will be charged sales tax
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Sunday, August 2, 2009

Patti Trostle Cafe Patachou Solo Show

I will be showing and having new paintings for sale at:
Cafe Patachou
4911 N. Pennsylvania St.
Indianapolis, Indiana
Art/Paintings will be shown:
August 4, 2009 thru September 30, 2009
If you are in the Indianapolis area, come enjoy the good food at Cafe Patachou and see my new paintings!!
Nine pieces of my work was recently purchased by Warner Brother's Studio's/Bonanza Production to be on the set of the new show airing in January 2010 on the Fox network, "Past Life". It sounds like an interesting show. Please watch it when it airs!!
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