Tanya Provines

Biography

Tanya Provines earned an Associate Degree in Commercial Art from N.E.O., A. & M. College in Miami, OK, in 1981. She earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from the University of Oklahoma in Norman, OK, in 1983. She was an illustrator/photographer at Tinker Air Force Base, from 1983 to 1988, and was awarded a Sustained Superior Performance Award, in 1985. Ms. Provines is an author and an artist. She has written three books, nearly 100 eBooks, and produced two DVDs. Oklahoma Red Dirt Artwork TM is her signature media. Using genuine Oklahoma red soil, she draws and paints archival quality portraits, landscapes, and wildlife scenes. She is also a licensed art teacher and a painting workshop instructor for Grumbacher. Her artwork is held in collections across the United States. Follow her blog at www.tanyaprovines.blogspot.com.

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Books

Sammy the Silent Songbird, Differently Abled Books Vol. 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 390. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Special needs, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
Inspired by her differently abled son, and by the little birds who build their nests inside the dryer vent pipes in her apartment building, the author wrote Sammy the Silent Songbird to encourage children of all abilities to value the qualities that make each of them unique.
Right Brain Left Brain Theory: An Artist's View
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Theory, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / arts & humanities
The purpose of this short eBook is to present to the reader, a general introduction and description of the right brain/left brain theory. A discussion of how the theory applies to art in general, and more specifically to drawing, will be given. The author, an artist, will discuss her own experiences of applying the theory to the creation of her artwork and its impact on her life.
Bird of Paradise Step-by-Step Acrylic Painting
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Paint with confidence with this acrylic painting tutorial that has step-by-step instructions for beginner or intermediate artists. It includes a supply list, glossary of terms, and full color photos of each step, preset to show full screen for easier viewing. Your finished painting will be suitable for display or gift giving. This tutorial is suitable for individual or classroom use.
Digging for Diamonds in Arkansas, Jack & Tanya's Weekend Adventures
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing, Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks
Jack and Tanya’s Weekend Adventures offers a firsthand account of an actual trip made by the couple. This eBook includes the good, the bad, and the ugly of their adventure. It includes planning tips, photographs, hyperlinks and web addresses to find more information about each location visited along the way including lodging options and local attractions.
How To Draw A Rose In Six Easy Steps
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Art / Drawing, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Step-by-step instructions for drawing a rose, intended for children and adults who are able to draw basic shapes and read at a third grade level or higher. This can be used for classroom instruction or independent drawing. Drawing can be done using pencil, or any computer drawing software. This method of drawing is a fun way to exercise the right brain.
How To Draw A Puppy In Six Easy Steps
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Art / Drawing
Step-by-step instructions for drawing a puppy, intended for children and adults who are able to draw moderately complex shapes and read at a fourth grade level or higher. This can be used for classroom instruction or independent drawing. Drawing can be done using pencil, or any computer drawing software.
How To Draw This Marilyn In Six Easy Steps
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Art / Drawing, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Step-by-step instructions for drawing this Marilyn are intended for children and adults who are able to draw lines and shapes and read at a fourth grade level or higher. This can be used for classroom instruction or independent drawing. Drawing can be done using pencil, or any computer drawing software, as small or as large as you want.
Rays of Sunshine: Women During the Holocaust
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sexual abuse & harassment, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
“Rays of Sunshine: Women During the Holocaust” is more than a research paper. It includes photographs and personal notes from the author telling how a visit to the concentration camp in Dachau, Germany broke her heart and instilled in her a new appreciation for each day and a determination to make her life count. Warning: This material contains graphic descriptions.
Sand and Surf The Artist's Process Wordless Picture eBook
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 470. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Starting with a blank canvas, the illustrator of this eBook paints the picture in a series, moving from background to middle ground to foreground. This process encourages the child to interpret each new addition to the scene. Older children and adults can follow along and duplicate the progression to paint their own “Sand & Surf” painting using acrylics or any computer graphics program.
How To Paint This White Sands Yucca
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Follow the step-by-step instructions to paint this White Sands Yucca painting in acrylic on canvas. Using only four colors, plus white, the artist will guide you through completion of your own ready to frame painting suitable for decorating your home or as a gift to a special friend.
Spring Has Sprung The Artist's Process Wordless Picture eBook
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 430. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Activity Books, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Starting with a blank canvas, the illustrator of this eBook paints the picture in a series, moving from background to middle ground to foreground. Wordless picture books are a first step to reading. The stories are a sequence of pictures that children follow and tell what happens in their own words. This activity helps build vocabulary, comprehension skills, and imagination.
Red Dirt Daughter, The Pink House
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 470. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Adventure & Adventurers, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Lifestyles / Farm & Ranch Life
Red Dirt Daughter is a series of children's books based on events and experiences from the author's childhood. The Pink House is the second in this series.
Ready To Color Birds and Flowers Coloring eBook
Series: Ready To Color Coloring eBook, Book 6. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 670. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Art / Techniques, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Unleash your creativity with these ready to color line drawings. You don't even have to stay inside the lines. It's your drawing. Color it any way you want. There are ten images included. Intended for use with smartphones and other devices that allow the user to color on an image from an eBook.
Ready To Color People Coloring eBook
Series: Ready To Color Coloring eBook, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 610. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Unleash your creativity with these ready to color line drawings. You don't even have to stay inside the lines. Want to add blue dots to a fairy's wings? Go ahead. It's your drawing. For use with smartphones and other devices that allow the user to color on an image from an eBook.
Ready To Color Landscapes Coloring eBook
Series: Ready To Color Coloring eBook, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 730. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Unleash your creativity with these ready to color images. For use with smartphones and other devices that allow the user to color on pages of an eBook.
Ready To Color Animals Coloring eBook
Series: Ready To Color Coloring eBook, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 600. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Unleash your creativity with these ready to color line drawings. You don't even have to stay inside the lines. Want to add purple stripes to a cat? Go ahead. It's your drawing. Color it any way you want. Included are ten animals.
Ready To Color Flowers Coloring eBook
Series: Ready To Color Coloring eBook, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 590. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Unleash your creativity with these ready to color line drawings. You don't even have to stay inside the lines. It's your drawing. Color it any way you want. Included are ten flowers; daffodil, rose, petunia, orchid, sunflower, roses, tulips, daisies, hibiscus, and lily. For use with smartphones and other devices that allow the user to color on an image from an eBook.
Ready To Color Doodles Coloring eBook
Series: Ready To Color Coloring eBook, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 520. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
Unleash your creativity with these ready to color line drawings. You don't even have to stay inside the lines. Color it any way you want. For use with smartphones and other devices that allow the user to color on an image from an eBook. It includes ten, ready to color, images.
How To Paint This Tropical Sunset With Colored Markers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Step-by-step instructions for painting this tropical sunset using colored markers on paper are provided in this eBook. It is intended for children and adults who are able to draw lines and shapes and read at a fourth grade level or higher.
How To Draw In Six Easy Steps Collection 6
Series: How To Draw In Six Easy Steps, Book 6. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Step-by-step instructions for drawing a pumpkin, butterfly, lily, daisies, happy bunny, griffin, Pegasus, cartoon vulture, cartoon lips, and a dancing kitty are all in this collection.
Easy Steps To Better Pencil Drawings
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Art / Drawing
Incorporate these ideas into your drawings and you should see them improve and yourself enjoying them more, as well. These are the best ideas the author has used in her 30 years as a professional illustrator and fine artist. It is written in a concise and easy to understand manner, without a lot of extra fluff, for beginners and professionals.
How To Draw In Six Easy Steps Collection 5
Series: How To Draw In Six Easy Steps, Book 5. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Art / Drawing
Step-by-step instructions for drawing a fairy, moon fairy, mermaid, skull, python, baby chick, tortoise, Chihuahua, princess, Monte Carlo, Hibiscus, and Roses.
How To Draw In Six Easy Steps Collection 4
Series: How To Draw In Six Easy Steps, Book 4. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Art / Drawing
Step-by-step instructions for drawing a sunflower, tulips, lion head, astronaut, space shuttle, rabbit, shark, stingray, clown fish, princess, cupid, and a dragon.
How To Draw In Six Easy Steps Collection 3
Series: How To Draw In Six Easy Steps, Book 3. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Art / Drawing, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Step-by-step instructions for drawing a kitten, elephant, ladybug, butterfly, dragon 2, Teddy Bear, lighthouse, Stegosaurus, T Rex, cobra, daffodil, and a petunia.
How To Draw In Six Easy Steps Collection 2
Series: How To Draw In Six Easy Steps, Book 2. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Step-by-step instructions for drawing a girl, woman, vampiress, robot, car, dragon, pirate, puppy Clydesdale horse, rose, orchid, and Arabian horse.
Should You Be Your Child's Best Friend?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting
The author is a mother of three, two are in college and one is multi-handicapped. She gives an insightful look into this question based on her considerable experience as a working mom, a stay-at-home mom, a single parent, a homeschooling mom, an art teacher and a substitute teacher in the public school system.
Red Dirt Daughter, Mudpie For Mother
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 680. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Red Dirt Daughter will be a series of children's books based on events and experiences from the author's childhood. Tana is the main character. She lives with her family on a farm in Oklahoma. Tana's attempt to make a special mud pie for her Mother doesn't go quite as she had planned. She learns that things can still have a happy ending.
The Happy Goose
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 200. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Poetry, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
The Happy Goose combines lively photographs and cartoon illustrations to entertain young children with a short story about a goose who meets a bullying girl and teaches her a lesson.
How To Draw In Six Easy Steps Collection
Series: How To Draw In Six Easy Steps, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Art
Step-by-step instructions for drawing a cat, horse, horse head, bat, bulldog, fish, pumpkin, tree frog, angel, and Santa. Ten titles in one with two bonus titles; How To Draw A Turkey and How To Draw A Unicorn. Intended for children and adults who are able to draw basic shapes and read at a third grade level or higher.
How To Make A Personalized Name Bug
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 600. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Insects, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - General
This is a fun project to do for you or as a gift for someone else. It is intended for children and adults who are able to write names in cursive. It can be done independently or used for classroom instruction, with markers, crayons, or colored pencils. If you think this project is just for girls, think again. The boys in my classes had just as much fun doing this as the girls did!
What Is Being A Substitute Teacher Really Like?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 970. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Education
Written by a woman with experience as a teacher, and a substitute teacher, this book is a must read for anyone considering entering the profession. Honest and straightforward, Ms. Provines shares both the pros and cons of being a substitute teacher.
How To Understand The Book of Revelation
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,920. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Using scripture, interpretation, research, illustrations, and artist's notes, the author presents a detailed study of the first three chapters of The Book of Revelation. With this model, the reader can then go on to study and understand the remaining chapters of the book.
Chillin With Jonah, An Interactive Book For Young Readers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 650. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
Written and illustrated by a professional artist and art teacher, Chillin With Jonah puts a fun new twist on a favorite old Bible story. Through interactive pictures and text, young readers are encouraged to learn age appropriate concepts including; rhyming words, shapes, counting, seasons, food choices, emotions, Bible study, and critical thinking skills.
Five Authentic British Recipes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » General cookbooks
If you are wanting quick and easy then you should probably order take-out. These recipes are not intended for the faint of heart or culinary challenged. Your time and effort preparing these authentic British dishes will be rewarded by their robust and hearty tastes that have been traditional British fare for generations.
Win the War Against Lice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 990. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health
True life account of one mother's search to find a way to rid her children of head lice and the treatment that was exactly what she needed to win the war against lice.
Suet Cake Recipe For Birds
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 750. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
Easy to make suet cakes recycle leftover hamburger grease. Fun project to do with children that's good for the environment and great for the birds.
These Days, A Collection of Modern Poems
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A collection of humorous, inspirational, romantic, and patriotic poems that reflect the times we live in. Grab a cup of coffee, or hot tea, whichever your preference may be, kick back and enjoy!
Easy Mushroom and Rice Casserole Recipe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 660. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » General cookbooks
Easy recipe for making a casserole using Cream of Mushroom soup, brown rice, and ground beef. This tasty recipe can be modified with various ingredients for different tastes and occasions.

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