A Couple of Pieces That Are the Bees’ Knees

Since spring refuses to get sprung here in Portland, I've had to resort to creating my own springtime with my two latest bits of artwork that are chock full of big blooms and buzzing bees. If I could only get them to have the scent of freshly mown grass, I could almost fool myself that spring really … Continue reading A Couple of Pieces That Are the Bees’ Knees

The Art Show Begins Amongst Tragedy

The day for the beginning of my art show has finally arrived!!! Well, okay, technically it arrived a couple days ago on April 3rd, but who's keeping track, right? Last Monday, Mr. Husband and I managed to complete the installation of twenty-nine pieces of my artwork without downloading any divorce papers. This post is all … Continue reading The Art Show Begins Amongst Tragedy

Please Help the Not-Quite-Right Giraffe

Sometimes my projects go better than expected (such as my recent colored pencil zebra drawing). Other times, I think a piece is going along splendidly, but somehow in the end the whole thing just ends up being a bit off. Take for example the giraffe drawing/painting I completed last week. The inspiration came from this darling photo by Gary Jones … Continue reading Please Help the Not-Quite-Right Giraffe