What I’m Doing on My Spring Break, Part 1

The kids and I made a list of all the things we want to accomplish over Spring Break, and it looks like I’m already setting them up for disappointment. It’s Day 3 and we’ve only marked one thing off the list. I’ve done a lot of painting and they’ve done a lot of going over […]

Cats!

We have three cats, who pretty much run the place. Birch, the giant, is either sleeping on our bed or right next to his food bowl, so he’s pretty low-key. Despite the fact that he’s so large he sounds like an intruder walking down the hall at night, he’s really no trouble at all. Steve […]

MTV Catz

Back in June I was invited to participate in the MTV Movie Awards celebrity gift suite….remember that? Well I am still finishing up a couple of orders that came through that connection, including this one today. I’m also cleaning out my studio. And my closets. Send caffeine. Completed: January 7, 2011 Soundtrack: The Sound of […]

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 […]

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 […]