Tabbies, Waffles and The Power of the Internet

Today has been a serendipitous day. Is that the right word? Serendipitous. Just lots of things and happenings that seem interrelated – completely random yet altogether synchronistic. First, there were the waffles. Downtown Waffles is a waffle cart in  Salem that I heard about on Desperately Seeking Salem, a local blog. Or maybe I heard about […]


They’re done! I just completed a trilogy of cat portraits for a client and here they are. I can’t wait to see them hanging in their new home. Meow.

Rain, Rain

Well, fall has finally fallen in Oregon. It rained so hard today that people were pulling over on I-5 to wait it out. I brought out my fingerless gloves so I could huddle Bohemian-like in my studio. I switched to hot mochas, rather than iced. I might have even worn a Snuggie at one point. […]

It’s a Cat Week.

It seems much of my week has revolved around cats. First, Ron Weasley is losing his hair again so I had to get him dosed up on Advantage. During the summer he loses his big mane and fluffy tail but it’s growing back now…just in patches. He looks like a homeless cat, so I have […]

Lovely in Lavender

I just finished another portrait for one of the winners of the The Pioneer Woman cat photo contest. Here are the other eleven, as well as how I did it. I was excited to paint this one because of the cat’s brilliant blue eyes, and I was inspired by the really cool lavender color of […]