Here’s a map I did for my portfolio…..Chincoteague is one of my favorite places to go. It has a small town charm and the added bonus of wild ponies. It was featured many years ago, in the story “Misty of Chincoteague” by Marguerite Henry. She wrote several books featuring Misty and this charming island. MistyContinue reading “Chincoteague Map”
Sometimes people ask where I get my inspiration. I do some brainstorming and I jot down lots of ideas but they don’t always turn into anything. Then there are the ideas that are there, right in front of me. This kitty is one of those spur of the moment ideas. John and I went toContinue reading “Belt of Venus or Gone fishin’”
A few years ago I took a year long class with Carla Sonheim and Lynn Whipple, called Year of the Spark. One of the assignments was automatic writing in little booklets that we made just for the purpose of writing in them. I have done a bunch of them and occasionally I use them asContinue reading “Feeling a bit crabby”
The temperature is finally in the low ’80’s, it’s the weekend and there is no wind so everyone seems to be going to the beach today. I love Florida, up North everyone is still celebrating St Patty’s Day (it appears to be a month long celebration on Long Island, another reason to abandon ship inContinue reading “Sunday Sun”
Taking a break from Zombie dolls to do this post…. I was honored to be asked to paint during the Dia de los Muertos Celebration, a fundraiser for our local historical cemetery. I frequently sketch and paint at the Lakeview Cemetery, so I was more than happy to donate my time and a painting forContinue reading “Fundraiser Painting”
I have lots of beach sketches that were done in Florida. I used a pen that was water soluable and a water brush, sometimes things didn’t come out as planned but that’s why we call them Happy Accidents.
Good morning! It is the first day of summer and to celebrate, I did a quick sketch in my Morning Pages to celebrate the day. I like the beach best in the evenings after everyone else has run off to shower and eat dinner. I can sit and read, or sketch the early evening activitiesContinue reading “First Day of Summer Sketch”