Author Archives: Bethany

Dia De Los Muertos 2016

I’m happy to share this years Dia De Los Muertos setup. As always , the show was hosted by the Richard App Gallery. I decided to explore a much different set up, and feature some new work. I made two … Continue reading

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The Re-Imagining of My Site Continues…

Welcome to my shiny new blog page! Though it is worth mentioning that I am a very sporadic blogger. This website serves as both a portfolio site and a blog. Consequently, I’ve made the decision to move my blog entries … Continue reading

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pardon the dust…

Please pardon the dust as I  re-imagine my site a bit…

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Calaveras for 2015 Dia De Los Muertos Show and the Painting Process

This entry started as a way to show some current Calaveras pics. These photos are all “in progress” photos. Typically many things change as the painting goes on, but I like to show the different stages of the work.    … Continue reading

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time…

So, if you read this blog with any regularity, you are aware of the fact that there are often long pauses between updates. However, I think this may be the longest to date… This has been a crazy year (to … Continue reading

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2014 under the microscope

Unbelievably, I’m sitting here in 2015, doing another yearend review. It seriously goes faster every year… It would not be a proper look back without a look at my ever changing hairstyles. My love of “Spare-Hair” was definitely on show … Continue reading

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Dia de Los Muertos & Calaveras

This past year I participated in the Dia de los Muertos show again at the Richard App Gallery. I presented twelve small alabastrite calaveras as well as three painted deer skulls. Painting the calaveras this year presented new challenges for … Continue reading

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My Personal Elephant in the Room

In 2010, as most of my readers know, I self-published a book. The book received good reviews from the target audience. It was kind of awesome! Along with the positive response about the story, I received a lot of input on how … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the New Year on the Eve of New Year’s Eve

       2013 or the Year of Changing Identity, Hair and Direction All right, so that statement might be a bit of an overstatement, but it is safe to say that it was a year of huge changes and shifts! … Continue reading

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Dia De Los Muertos and Painted Skulls

So, dear reader, as usual, I find that I am tardy in updating this site. If you’ve been reading my site, you know that I was working a series of Sugar Skull inspired skulls as a way of mourning my … Continue reading

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New Book Covers!

           I am so very excited to share the first of two new book covers for my book series: The Dreaming Trilogy! Both books one and two will be released by Charmed Life Publishing this November! I couldn’t be more … Continue reading

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The Cycles of Life, Death and Rebirth Pt. II: Reflections upon a New Year

For many year now, I have celebrated my birthday as a kind of New Year’s Celebration. For it is quite literally a new year for me. This of course gives me a chance to pause in consideration and reflection of … Continue reading

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The Cycles of Life, Death, and Rebirth

Hello friends, It is with great sadness that I make the following announcement: Due to unforeseen circumstances, The Dreaming Trilogy will be moving forward without the illustration talents of Devin DuMond. We wish her the best in all her future … Continue reading

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Update in which I address Policy, Emergencies, and Hair-doing…

Hello Friends and Clients, This is a topic that I never love to address, however, I thinks it’s time for a reminder… I understand that accidents and emergencies happen in life, and are obviously unplanned. Recently though, there has been … Continue reading

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The Dreaming: Sings With Stars

…And now for some long over due news on the re-publishing of Sings With Stars… As many of you doubtless know, my first self published book, Sings With Stars is being re-published by Charmed Life Publishing. Along with this decision … Continue reading

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Cheers to You and the Holiday Season with a December Promotion!

Cheers! to you and the Holiday Season!! This year I find that I have so much Holiday Spirit, I’ve decided to run my first ever promotion! This will be the “Try Something New” promotion, and is open to new and … Continue reading

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Finally… A Book Update!

  As many of you know, earlier this year I decided to re-publish my self-published book, Sings With Stars with the publishing company Charmed Life Publishing. Along with a re-framing of the books and a new edit, I decided to … Continue reading

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Sings With Stars = The Dreaming: Sings With Stars and other updates of noteworthiness…

Hello Friends! As always I apologize for the lengthiness of time between my posts… But the good news is that I have updates for you! The re-edit of my first book, Sings With Stars is coming along beautifully! I am … Continue reading

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Reading at Nicola’s Books in Ann Arbor, MI

Sci-Fi/Fantasy Panel Discussion with Jim C. Hines, Bethany Grenier, Emmy Jackson and Gary W. Olson Start: May 7 2012 7:00 pm Four authors, four unique spins on science fiction and fantasy. Experience the multimedia fantasy of Bethany Grenier, the re-imagined … Continue reading

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Status Update and Book Writing!

Hello Friends! Let me apologize for the length of time that has passed since my last update, I’ve been very busy finishing the second book in The Dreaming series, called: The Dreaming: Kingdom of Doubt Of course it was only … Continue reading

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Another Sneak Peek!

It’s time for some more sneak peeks at the illustrations by Devin DuMond “in progress”. These will ultimately become the major arcana of the companion tarot deck of my book Sings With Stars, soon to be re-published with Charmed Life … Continue reading

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Thoughts on 2011 and 2012

So obviously this is a titch late to be consider a 2011 years end wrap up, but in truth I needed a minute to reflect upon 2011 before I could comment on it. It was a busy year… The highlights … Continue reading

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Website Revamp!

Necessity is the Mother of Invention as they say… Sick girls should never be allowed to tinker with their websites. But I did… So now, I will be slowly rebuilding what took but a moment to destroy. I’ll be adding … Continue reading

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Kickstarter fundraiser for Sings With Stars at the World Steam Expo

Please consider supporting my Kickstarter fundraising Project. You pledge money, and if I meet my goal, you get awesome stuff in return!

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New Cover!

I uploaded the 2nd edition cover and manuscript for Sings With Stars, and anticipate ordering the proof copy within the next two days! So if all goes well, the 2nd edition should be available and for sale next week! So … Continue reading

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Sings With Stars featured in Coilhouse blog!

Yay! I participated in the Coilhouse Small-Business Advertising Program for Issue 05, and now they’ve featured all the advertisers in a blog!! Check out this super awesome Magazine and Blog!! coilhouse.com

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Impending Excitement!

Not much to report in the way of new news, but I am excited to tell you, brave readers, that work is steadily progressing on book two, The Dreaming. As well as working on the graphic novel, and the audio … Continue reading

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Insects & Angels!

It’s finally here! Your opportunity to order our very first print issue of Insects & Angels. Bethalynne Bajema have been revamping her former online only e-zine of the same name into a fully printed magazine. Our first Halloween themed special … Continue reading

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Conventions

World Steam Expo Wrap-up So this last weekend I went to my very first (real) convention… I say real because the other “conventions” I’ve been to were kind of random and I don’t really count them as a true con … Continue reading

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Book Review

YAY! My very first book review has been posted!! The Teen Fiction blogger “Swimmer” has reviewed Sings With Stars for her book blog Breaking the Bookshelf. The following are her thoughts about the book… This book was a wonderful magical … Continue reading

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Sings With Stars

Within the next few days the proofing copy of the book will be arriving at my house I will admit that patience is not a virtue that I possess. But I’m trying to console myself that even though it should’ve … Continue reading

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Songs!

 After what seems like an eternity of waiting without any news, I’ve gotten some. All at once… Two of the songs that I’ve used in the book as epigraphs are handled by a large publishing company, and I finally got the … Continue reading

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book

Yay! just a few updates to post… First, the band Abney Park agreed to let me use a verse of their song The Box in my book!! Because they’re awesome!! It will be the song for Chapter One!! Second, I … Continue reading

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