Complications

I’ve been holed up in my studio pretty much every waking hour when I’m not at work or driving someone somewhere or eating or sleeping. The problem is, so has Ron Weasley. He’s become a serious impediment to my work. Of course there’s the usual tomfoolery including sleeping where he’s not supposed to sleep, drinking […]

Tweet

I recently painted these two birds for a client. Parakeets, I think. And when I was done, they reminded me of something. I couldn’t put my finger on it until… Maybe they’re cousins. Maybe I need to spend less time on the computer.

Portrait of the Artist as a Young(ish) Woman

If you’ve read this blog for awhile, you’ll know that I have a day job in addition to my art business, and the you know, small task of raising two human beings. These three jobs keep me pretty busy, require me to stay up late most nights, lead to coffee drinking, and often make me […]

Lucky

Completed: November 8, 2010 Soundtrack: Andre Segovia Beverage: Diet Ginger Ale

Daylight Savings Time

Whose idea was daylight savings time, anyway? That’s a rhetorical question; I realize I could Google the answer, but I’m saying Whose Idea Was This? It is 4:44 p.m. and dusk. My studio is now cave-like after 3 p.m. We see so little of the sun here in Oregon, and this is just an inconvenient […]