Toad Illustrations

I have heard over and over again that I should illustrate. It sounded like a great idea but I had never attempted to create one character and stick with it. Each piece I did had different characters, so I was a little or maybe a lot intimidated by the prospect of repetition. I also wantedContinue reading “Toad Illustrations”

Hermit Crabs

I promised photos of hermit crabs over a month ago…well I finally got them all edited. So here are a few pictures and my Ode the the hermit crab. I see a simple and rustic elegance in hermit crabs. They are the rough and tumble squatters of the oceans. Born homeless and soft they set adriftContinue reading “Hermit Crabs”

Bloomingstacker of the Day

  These Bloomingstackers were sold before I could ever feature them on the blog. So that didn’t seem fair to them. I thought they all still deserved a little lime light. So here they are!   #58-When the air turns cold and the leaves are gone it’s time for the holly to shine. Bloomingstacker #58Continue reading “Bloomingstacker of the Day”

Magazine on Stands!!

Me and the Magazine The magazine has hit the stands!! This is me at my local Barnes and Nobles seeing the magazine on the stands for the first time. I had been sent a copy to preview but it was so surreal seeing it in an actual book store.( I hopped around saying “I’m at BarnesContinue reading “Magazine on Stands!!”

I’m in a magazine!!

  It’s here! It’s here! I have been published in Art Doll Quarterly! It comes out on stands November 1st, but I was sent an advance complimentary copy. Seeing the article in a publication was just surreal. I still have a hard time believing that it is happening. As I have said in earlier postsContinue reading “I’m in a magazine!!”

Celebrating Fall

I wrote this a couple of years ago after walking around in the sunny fall woods taking photographs. I actually did a six picture mixed media series off of it, most of which has sold now. But I found it on my computer and since these are the first few cool days of the incomingContinue reading “Celebrating Fall”