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Cheryl Paton: Talented Artist

Updated on November 6, 2014

Cheryl Paton


Writer, Artist and Zazzle Shop Keeper

Having the privilege of knowing Cheryl Paton through Squidoo and the RocketMoms, she is a talented writer, artist and Zazzler.

In May 2010, talented artist Cheryl Paton posted a portrait offer in RocketMoms for the first three people to respond to her request. (aka CherylsArt on HubPages).

In exchange, the recipients would answer a questionnaire about the portrait and how would I (being the recipient) promote Cheryl's art.

When I emailed Cheryl, I was pleasantly surprised to find that I was the second person to respond. I sent her a picture of my daughter Brittany and then anxiously waited for the final result.

(Note: RocketMoms was a writer's group on Squidoo. Squidoo was a social media writing site, like HubPages. In August 15, 2014, the founder of Squidoo, Seth Godin announced that Squidoo was acquired by HubPages.)

Custom Made Products for You

I had the pleasure to speak with Cheryl Paton on the phone on June 7, 2010. As part of her portrait promotion, four people were chosen. There were two in pencil (shades of black and gray), one in watercolor, and one in acrylic. For portrait pricing and custom Zazzle product, contact Cheryl at

A couple of recent custom request on Zazzle products were to make a bridal shower invitation where they wanted a Princess theme and a pumpkin carriage. Another design request was one for Keep on Truckin.

Invitations to Magnets

Two Popular Items on Zazzle by Cherylsart

Princess Bride Bridal Shower Invitations and Keep on Truckin, truck on magnets.

See these at Cherylsart on Zazzle - View Here

Portrait of Brittany - By Cheryl Paton

May 29, 2010 the package came. The day before this, Beth Day received a pencil portrait. Expecting to see the same type of art medium, but instead finding a vividly watercolor painting that matched the colors in the photo I had emailed.

Though I had liked the other medias that Cheryl had done for the other ladies of our group, I was very pleased that she had done this watercolor painting for me.

We were intrigued on how our daughter's eyes stood out and her hair color was captured in this painting. It was obvious that time had been applied to this well crafted portrait. To give it that extra touch, textured matting outlined the painting.

I plan on finding the right wooden frame to compliment this wonderful artwork.

Artwork on Amazon

CherylsArt Love Sign Language Blue Snowflake Porcelain Ornament

Places to Find CherylsArt

Her Talent is Writing Too

Cherylsart on Hubpages

Creative Brushstrokes, LLC Cheryl's Zazzle Facebook fan page.

CherylsArt on Amazon

Some of My Favorite Designs - Find a Wide Selection of Gifts by Cheryl

Stickers, Invitations and Neckties

You are appreciated, stickers, with colorful stars

Graduation Party Invitations, Gold and Green Cap

Swirling spiral colorful, pinwheels tie

See these at Cherylsart on Zazzle - View Here

What I like about Cheryl

Cheryl comes off as an upbeat and inspirational person. You can see that in her artwork and her writing. She promotes positive designs. When you see her designs, it leaves up with a "feel good" energy.

© 2010 Sandy Mertens


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