I’m Still Here…

Isn't that a movie with Joaquin Phoenix... or something like that...? (And yes, I googled to make sure, and while scanning wikipedia,  I only needed to see the words "Buffalo Soldier" to then have that song in my head.) Totally not the point of this post, but is a very accurate depiction of me. Ugh, I'm … Continue reading I’m Still Here…


Orange County Studio Tour 2014

Here it is the last day of the Orange County Studio Tour. October and November are busy for me, but it's been so much fun to talk to people about my art and studio space. This is the first year in my new studio since we moved in March. It's a smaller space, (taking over … Continue reading Orange County Studio Tour 2014

Alamance Studio Tour 2014

The Alamance Studio Tour is the second and third weekend in October - it's right around the corner! (I'm not freaking out...ok, maybe a little). Artists around Alamance county are opening their studios, selling their art and maybe even sharing techniques. Since I live outside the county, another artist is sharing her studio with several other … Continue reading Alamance Studio Tour 2014

My favorite thing about this is the cow's expression! Using a black sanded surface, my intention for this was a simple "white drawing". The other colored pencils were added before I reminded myself of my objective. My 7 year old daughter would come in and critique it along the way, but it never met her … Continue reading “Lucy” | colored pencil | 8″ x 10″

“Lucy” | colored pencil | 8″ x 10″

Boxed In

Of course, it's called "Boxed In" because it's a box turtle, right? There's actually a pretty cool story behind it. "Boxed In" | 6" x 18" | Colored Pencil and Neocolor II on pastelbord We have this black tube attached to our gutter drain to direct water flow away from our house. It's VERY long … Continue reading Boxed In