Regrets? Yes and No

Whenever anyone I work with learn I have an art degree, I get the eyebrow raise. My job is in clinical research and really has no place for art. Do I have regrets? Maybe, but not for the reasons you may think.I will always be thankful for getting an art degree. Even though the "art" … Continue reading Regrets? Yes and No


The Artist and the Writer

As some of you know, my husband's "hobby" has been writing. It's been laying dormant for a while, but he's recently come back to it full force.As he talked to me recently about ideas, it occurred to me how similar, yet different we are. We are both creative people. In general, artists and writers go … Continue reading The Artist and the Writer

An Old Portrait and an Older Portrait

Oops! I totally forgot that I meant to post a charcoal portrait of my daughter in the last post! That was a major reason I did a non-art post, but I guess that's what happens when you have someone like me, posting about who-knows-what. I try to stay on topic of art, but sometimes, I gotta … Continue reading An Old Portrait and an Older Portrait

A Time for Celebration and Remembrance

Picture of Anna before school today Happy birthday to my daughter! She's 6 today! She's excited, but not as much as you would think a 6 year old GIRL would be. She probably gets more excited about her brother's birthday than she does about her own.Of course, she IS excited to see me bring cupcakes to … Continue reading A Time for Celebration and Remembrance

Excuses, Excuses (or why I haven’t painted lately)

This wasn't going to be its own post, but instead a short list of excuses within another post of WHY I HAVEN'T POSTED ANY NEW WORK! Well, I had a little too much fun with my list. It's a pretty accurate portrayal of our life right now with two kids, 7 and 5 years old. (OK, … Continue reading Excuses, Excuses (or why I haven’t painted lately)

What I Did on My Vacation

Some of you are aware that I have a full time job that is NOT related to my art. AT. ALL.So in February, I decided to take a week off and not go anywhere or do anything but work on my art and art related marketing. This was a big step for me, because while … Continue reading What I Did on My Vacation

"Painting" a Himalayan Cat

I recently painted a Himilayan cat who passed away unexpectedly. He was definitely the king of the house as can be seen by the photograph below.The owner is a dear friend of mine and a photographer. I chose this photograph, even though it looks a little dark and doesn't show his eyes as well as … Continue reading "Painting" a Himalayan Cat