Category Archives: Mixed-Media Art

For Elias

This piece was made by finger-painting on Bristol vellum and then cutting the pieces out by hand.  The background was made by dragging a piece of cardboard through the leftover paint on the palette, and then swiping it across the … Continue reading

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Filed under Cards for Cockayne Syndrome, Mixed-Media Art

The Dead Dove

When people see this image they respond in different ways. Some have said it’s a photograph full of sadness, that it’s hard to look at.  Some say it’s foreboding, an ill omen of days to come.  Other are more pragmatic: … Continue reading

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Filed under Baby Knox, Drawings, Mixed-Media Art

Published in Cloth, Paper, Scissors March 2014

  I enjoyed creating this portrait of my kindergartener.  The new issue of CPS featured it in their Reader Challenge section. To see the process and the materials used, please see the original post. If you’d like to see more … Continue reading

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Filed under Drawings, Mixed-Media Art, Published

Published in Somerset Studio Jan/Feb 2014

I’m surprised and delighted to see my Bandit Girl and the Ladybugs paintings( I, II, and III)  featured in the current issue of Somerset Studio!  My heart-felt thanks, once again, to the editors over at Stampington for including my work. … Continue reading

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Filed under Baby Knox, Cards for Cockayne Syndrome, Mixed-Media Art, Published

Natural Butterfly Collage

Shimmery, creamy white. Unpredictable texture and transparency. I love onion skins. I also love dried stuff from my back yard: grass stems, dandelions, and primrose petals. I slipped it into a vintage wooden frame that I found at a thrift … Continue reading

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Filed under Art cards, Autumn Art, Mixed-Media Art