*UPDATE* I’m going to Penland! Thanks to donations of friends and family, I raised the money! At the end of 2016 I decided to commit myself to growing as an artist. Since then I’ve worked really hard to stretch myself and grow in ways I never imagined. Here’s a sample of my work from the […]
I recently listed my “Celestial Stations Collection” in my Etsy Shop
Finding inspiration isn’t difficult when you are constantly awed. As most of you know I spent my Summer as an art resident in North Carolina. I was there for 6 weeks. After being home for almost two months I find myself lured out of the state yet again. A death of a family member recently […]
Roaming mountain trails this summer I discovered the serenity that comes with in the simplicity of nature. I couldn’t help but collect the shells left behind Using encaustic, I sealed the collected botanicals on reclaimed wood. This is a photo of the first 3 pieces in this series that sold.
It’s all in the details and finally… “Mesmerize” 8×10 ink on watercolor *SOLD*
Chemical reactions Causing false hope “False Hope” Mixed Media (8×10) on watercolor paper
SoulCollage® is an intuitive collage process that uses: Images. Imagination. Intuition. SoulCollage® was created by Therapist & Author, Seena Frost in the late 1980’s. I learned the SoulCollage® process in 2016 and became a Facilitator under the loving and creative guidance of international author, artist and photographer, Catherine Anderson. SoulCollage® brings your internal process to life […]
“Evolutions” 9×12 mixed media on Yupo $90
This piece is size 16×20 on white watercolor paper. *SOLD* I found that this particular watercolor paper absorbed the ink more than I wanted it to. I had to go over the white lines (and some of the colors) several times. POSCA pens are generally easy to layer and add on top of one another […]
Making good art takes time and an artist MUST know the materials they work with inside and out so we can push our boundaries but know our limits. This is a study of materials: papers, pens and textures I like the toned tan paper but the colors really pop with the white background. Take a […]
My process begins with a few black lines. Sometimes I activate the canvas by using ink and other times graphite. It was at this point I was feeling very insecure about her and I considered throwing it in the trash about a dozen times. I messaged my friend Jenn and she said “push past the […]
This is the actual image of a photo a friend showed of a sea turtle. She took the photo with an underwater camera while on vacation in the Turks and Caicos. I knew I needed to draw this guy so I asked her to email me the photo. This is what he looked like (obviously […]
“Into the Fray” is what happens when take a chance. It requires risk and risk requires trust. Stepping out into the unknown but still being tethered to the things that provide comfort. I created this image as part of a Winterland Series I’m compiling while the weather is cold.