Painting, Printmaking and a Great Little Book

Happy Friday! Got any plans? I’m looking forward to a weekend with my sweetie after having him gone for most of the week. Friday night pizza. (Yes. I know it’s Cinco de Mayo. Pizza night is non-negotiable) Catch up on Blacklist. Definitely a glass of wine (Maybe a margarita instead to celebrate CdM? And does […]

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Sketchbooking, Printing & Podcasting

Finished 11/100 entry for The 100 Day Project via Instagram. Do you listen while you work or are you quiet, thoughtful, meditative? When I’m in the studio working on some sort of (hopefully) creative installment, I tend to go for music. Lately, however, I’ve become quite addicted to podcasts. Artists and makers talking about everything […]

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New Relief Prints in the Shop

Someone asked me the other day on Instagram when I would be offering my linocut prints for sale and my reply was as soon as I get my ducks in a row. Life gets in the way of so much – or is it the other way around?  Good news. I got a few ducks […]

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in the shop…

Feels like a dream to be able to make my artwork available for purchase. I’ve been trying to get the shop updated this week while working on leather things during the day. I’ve been pulling my favorite watercolors to add. The “Daydreaming is Free” just came to me while playing around one day and once […]

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i love you: a very short story…

The songs we sing to our children hold a special place forever in our hearts. I sang this song to mine throughout their childhood until they made me stop – sometime in their late teens, I think. Anyway… When my youngest recently moved into her first apartment, imagine how touched I was when she asked […]

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shop update: it is well with my soul…

Remember this watercolor from my sketchbook? Such comforting words. Such sweet memories of my childhood church. I’ve wanted to have it scanned and made into a print for others to enjoy. One of my favorites because of it’s vibrant colors and simple message. I kept the ink away from this one so that the colors […]

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leather bags and art prints for sale…

Tan & Black Eco Leather Tote – SOLD Black Eco Pebble Leather Tote – $48 So many things going on this week that I scarcely know where to go from one moment to the next. In addition to adding new leather bags and accessories to my regular shop… • First, I’m fall cleaning and it’s […]

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comfort (and a surprise)

a new project… Love Jane Austen. Add to that the fact that I’m a self-proclaimed homebody and you can see how this quote quickly became one of my favorites. I thought that you may feel a connection as well so I decided to make my most recent painting available for purchase. :: For more information […]

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prints…real prints

I’ve been told to not be afraid. I’ve read about how dreams don’t happen unless you take a step. Knowing this to be true, I finally pulled on my big girl pants and took the leap.  This first print is now available in my Big Cartel shop.   This sketch (first featured here) contains one […]

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