November Flower: Work In Progress (WIP)

November Chrysanthemum, colored pencilNot the greatest picture...since this was taken from my cell phone. I changed jobs recently and had to fly out to my new official company yesterday and just flew back home tonight. I brought my colored pencils, a pad and a few works in progress to do on the plane. I really … Continue reading November Flower: Work In Progress (WIP)



Lavada and Ken, charcoal, 11"x14"I feel like I've neglected this, but I guess's only been 5 days or so. I think I'm getting to the final stretch with the most recent portrait, though I'm still not calling it done. It has a different feel to it than the others, but I think it has … Continue reading Portrait

First Real Attempt at Colored Pencil…and Arlington

This is a pretty bad photograph, so I apologize for that...but I'm beginning to see how obsessive colored pencil can be. The only thing I did before this one was an ATC a month ago, but I guess I still didn't get "it". I've just been too hesitant to use just one color, thinking that … Continue reading First Real Attempt at Colored Pencil…and Arlington

Weekly Sketch

Lightbulb, charcoal, 9" x 11"Yep, it's a lightbulb. As a part of my renewed commitment to my work, I am participating in a weekly sketch over on Wetcanvas. The great thing about this site is that it provides reference photos without any issues of copyright. The photo gallery over there is wonderful! I have spent … Continue reading Weekly Sketch

Where I Am Now

So, there's a first time for everything, right? I've pondered for months whether or not to start a blog and like all bloggers, I decided to give it a try. Before, I thought I had nothing to talk about except for my kids, my husband, my family in general...and who wants to read about my … Continue reading Where I Am Now