Illustration, Art Journals, Photography, and anything that moves me!

Thursday, May 31, 2007

Levi Denim Contest 1974

I went to this exhibit, I can't believe how time flys. These jeans are timeless, I still luv em!!!

Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Watercolor, acrylic, graphite, Pitt pen

"Please be quiet my lovely one, listen to the storm outside your heart, listen to the sounds of peace, be they yours".

Friday, May 25, 2007


So, the theme for Illustration Friday this week is "Cars". Well, I can't create cars today, this is what's coming from me today,,,,,,,certainly not cars!

Wednesday, May 23, 2007

I luv you this much...

I forgot I had this piece, I made it a couple of months ago. It is created on hot press watercolor paper. I prefer cold press for the texture. The colors came out just the way I like them, bright!

Sunday, May 20, 2007

Illustration Friday, Hidden "Signs"

Nature has a way of telling us what the "signs" are. Birds, flowers, trees, rain forests, etc. We need to pay attention to the "signs" before it's too late.


Artist you should know about

This mug is made by Jamie Johnson. She is a talented artist with a zest for creating houses. Check out her site at Jamie Johnson Studios I just love these mugs!!!! I had to have one in each color of course!!!! They come in yellow, purple, turquoise, and orange.

Write to her if you are interested. She has some other ceramic pieces as well.

Wednesday, May 16, 2007

My most favorite art in the whole world

My son made this for me in an art class when he was 7 years old. It is made out of ceramic clay. Over the years (he's 16 now), it had faded so much you couldn't see any features. For mother's day I asked him to re-paint it for me and he did! I just love the lips!

Tuesday, May 15, 2007


I never considered practicing doodles before. I always just paint/draw right on my surface. I sort of think of my idea as I go.

I decided to try some doodles, and you know, they are so freeing! It doesn't matter what you draw because its just for practice. I am however, trying to get some new ides for flowers. New shapes, sizes, etc.

Try doodling, you'll never know what you will discover!

Saturday, May 12, 2007

Glass Eye studio sale, Seattle

I love going to this sale. It is held twice a year in their glass warehouse. They offer all original blown glass art pieces. Apparently the glass is from Volcanic ash from Mt St. Helens, at least that's how I remember the story. Bowls, vases, paper weights, and ornaments. These photos don't do the beauty of it all justice, and I had to take them when the crowd died down a bit.

Be sure to click on the image to make them large to see all the yummy details.

Thursday, May 10, 2007

Cool fabric

Isn't this fabric cool? I just love it and hadn't seen it anywhere before. I'm not sure what I'll do with it, I just really like it. It's all cotton.

Wednesday, May 9, 2007

With blue hat

Collage, tissue papers, wrapping paper, acrylic - measures 8 x 10 on cold press 140 lb watercolor paper. - available

Friday, May 4, 2007

Painting on cardboard

I like the texture in cardboard. The lines, the roughness of it. There is a dumpster near work that I raided that has a lot of discarded cardboard boxes. I think I will get some more. I like the idea of recycling
cardboard, especially when it has artistic value. ♥

Thursday, May 3, 2007

Messy desk

I haven't made art for a while, well at least a couple of days. I'm getting discouraged. It's not that I have artist block, it's just that I have so MANY ideas flowing through my head I'm not sure which ones to go with. Do I go with my older style, Curious Creatures, or my newer more illustrative type art. Or, should I just give up and make art for me?

Tuesday, May 1, 2007

Prints for sale

I am making some of my prints available. You can see them here. Deviant Art
I will be adding more when I can navigate this site better. If you have seen any of my art in the past you'd like a print of, please let me know.

taa taa for now....