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Save the Date Book Signing!!! Wednesday, February 7 from 4 - 6 pm Book Signing for Come Back Jack!  Written and Illustrated  By E...

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Save the DateBook Signing!!!

Wednesday, February 7 from 4 - 6 pm

Book Signing for Come Back Jack! 
Written and Illustrated 
By Ellen G. Howell

Tres Bien Antiques
132 Rue St Denis
Natchitoches, LA

Snacks and drinks will be provided.

Copies of Come Back, Jack! will be available for purchase ($14.99).
Other books written and/ or illustrated by Ms. Howell will be available for sale including,

Poor Jack
The Outcasts
I'm Something, Too!
Mr. Mosquito

Prints of Map (15"x23") depicting the area featured in Come Back, Jack! will be for sale for $35.00.






Also, I am doing portraits of children.  One this size (5" x 5" x 1 1/2"); oils on canvas is $200.00.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

These are Christmas Ornament Portraits that I painted for folks to give as gifts this year.  It is so wonderful to get to be a part of such a loving thing for people to do!






Thursday, December 14, 2017

This holiday season I've been busy:

A.  Getting Come Back, Jack! Published on Amazon.com
B.  Painting Pet Portrait Christmas Ornaments
C.  Painting portraits of children

Here's a MUCH deserved thanks to Robert Frederick who did the desktop publishing part of putting my book Come Back Jack! on Amazon.com.  Not only does he have wonderful computer skills and terrific ideas but Robert also has the patience of Job and a kind and generous spirit.  He is the reason this project met my crazy deadline.  A million thanks to Robert's family, as well.  They shared their home, husband, father and even their pizza with me!

If you need some top notch photography done check out Robert's work.


Because all of the Pet Portrait ornaments are surprise Christmas gifts, I can't post photos of me them now.  Watch this space, though.  I'll get them up after Christmas.  Please order yours for 2018 early.

Ornament  and child portrait prices prices going up next year.  Order now to get yours for  the 2017 price.


Come Back, Jack!

Come Back, Jack! 
written and illustrated by Ellen G. Howell
is now available at Amazon.com!!!!  Order now for Christmas!


 Jack is on a mad dash in this new adventure. And look who joins him! If you love books about Natchitoches, this one is a unique addition to your collection. 
Come Back, Jack! makes a great stocking stuffer.  
Its Easy to Read style means your child can read it to you.  
Enjoy tracing Jack's path on the map of historic downtown Natchitoches in the front and the back of the book. (Paperback; $14.99) 


Merry Christmas!!!

I shared this on my Facebook Page but wanted to be sure to get my greeting out to all so here it is, again.  It's an oil painting to which I've added some digital Christmas decorations.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

For all of you lovely people who visited my tent at the Melrose Arts and Crafts Festival this year:  THANKS!
Please come by Jokie's Gallery at 126 Rue St Denis in Natchitoches...just off Front Street.  I'm filling in for the gallery manager for a bit and would be thrilled to share the wonders of the art world that we have there!!  Open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 10 am - 6 pm.
And while you're on Rue St Denis be sure to visit Lagniappe Gifts and Tres Bien Antiques next door to the Jokie's Gallery.
"Daisies" has been sold...come and see what else we have.
 In fact, you might want to spend an afternoon on Rue St Denis...there's so much to see!

Sunday, April 16, 2017