Cloth, Paper, Scissors magazine has issued a “Faces of Mixed Media” challenge in their Sept./Oct. issue. This challenge is perfect for trying something new! I’ve given it a shot, purposefully aiming for a different look than all my usual stuff. The rules? Only pens, pencils, or markers can be used […]
It’s better than losing her mind, yes? Have a great weekend and thanks for stopping by!
I hope you’ve been having a wonderful summer in your neck of the woods. I know I haven’t been posting as much lately, but my time has not been my own! My Knox has an ear infection and is having some trouble with his swallow, but overall, he’s had a […]
Here’s my second bandit girl with ladybugs! These designs are fun to paint and I’ve listed this piece, as well as the first one, in Knox’s Etsy shop. All my profits from this little shop are sent to medical research for my son’s rare illness, called Cockayne Sydrome. If you, […]
These are sketches for some bandit girl paintings I’ve been wanting to do. And here’s the first one! I added Diamond Glaze to the bugs and the eyes for a glass-like finish… This original painting is available in my Etsy shop, where I sell my art and butterfly cards to raise money for […]
Instead of sketching a design, I’ll often cut out paper and play around with the pieces until I like the composition. In keeping with my New Year’s resolution to rid my home of mass produced art, I made this simple wall art for my downstairs powder room. The more I […]
These two butterfly canvases are available on my Etsy shop for medical research. All proceeds from my shop are donated to research for Cockayne Syndrome. My little boy, Knox, was diagnosed with this extremely rare disease when he was 8 months old. He’ll be celebrating his 3rd birthday this July, […]
I still play. I create things that are totally unrealistic and completely impractical, just for fun. I was watching Dowton Abbey and noticed a chatelaine, worn by the housekeeper, Mrs Hughes. Chatelaines were a ‘useful’ form of jewellery, worn when women’s clothing had no pockets. They were dangled from the […]