Winning

Just finished the painting for the winner of the Girls Gone Child giveaway. My baby had smooshy cheeks like that, but now he’s nine. NINE. Completed: May 14, 2011 Soundtrack: Schoolhouse Rock downloaded for the kids (Conjunction Junction, what’s your function?) Beverage: Starbucks Iced Mocha

Chicken Scratch

Last year sometime, I was approached by the awesome blogger Amanda at Kevin and Amanda, who makes fonts from people’s handwriting. (How does she DO that?!) She noted that my awesome designer friend Nikki had used one of her fonts on my new website design and would I like to have a font made from […]

A Girl and Her Cat

Last month The Modchik hosted a giveaway for a custom portrait and the winner was Kimberly. She wanted a portrait of her cat Pepper who’d passed the year before and whom they were still missing terribly. The photo she sent me was Pepper in the lap of her adorable daughter and I asked if she […]

Chair-ty

I’m a member of the artist association in my hometown. My mom and dad still live there and my mom keeps me up-to-date on the comings and goings of the artist community in the small coastal town. So when mom called me a few months ago and asked if I wanted to design a chair […]

Royals

Did you watch the Royal Wedding? Or were you like me who forgot to set the alarm? I awoke last Friday morning to a severe tongue-lashing from my 7 y.o. daughter who I’d promised to wake for the big event. I remember watching Diana’s wedding when I was 8 and I thought it would be […]