Monday, November 22, 2010


This is what I'm most thankful for...
 Have a wonderful Thanksgiving.

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Saturday, what a day

I spent Saturday afternoon in a little workshop taught by artist Chris Cozen.  I learned some new things that I'm planning to put to good use in the future.  Mostly we messed around with a variety of different techniques/mediums, and each of the participants walked away having completed a couple of small pieces.  Here are mine...

Friday, November 19, 2010

Sweet Green

Here is my newest painting, "Sweet Green",  (8.5x 10.5)...a companion to "Dearest Blue".  Both are mixed media pieces featuring the same little girl from a vintage postcard.  I have enjoyed experimenting with mixed much so that I'm heading off tomorrow for a  little afternoon workshop at Zinnia in Pasadena, taught by a mixed media artist Chris Cozen.  Should be fun!

Monday, November 15, 2010


I like things with wings.  To me, there's something about the promise of flight that brings with it a sense of freedom.  And some days, I'd just like to fly away.

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Illustration Friday: BURNING

IllustrationFriday's topic of the week is "burning":
Becky needs to check...she may be burning.

Monday, November 8, 2010

New piece

I finished this yesterday...
"Dearest Blue" -  8.5 x10.5,  Mixed Media

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Mission San Xavier

Earlier this year Fragment Gallery had a show that included two of my paintings. So I made a quick trip to Tucson, AZ for the show opening. While there I checked out the lovely San Xavier del Bac Mission. It blew me away with it's stark beauty. Here's a glimpse...

House of Dog?

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Within your heart, keep one still, secret spot where dreams may go... 
-Louise Driscoll

Monday, November 1, 2010

Halloween Survival

Despite serious threats, a few lucky pumpkins
managed to escape the Halloween knife.  
But, Thanksgiving is coming and the fear of the oven still hangs over them.