Family Ties

I used to think that the Rossmans had the most unique family portrait gallery around (kids painted as zombies and with two heads, FTW! With my Kickstarter project though, there are a few families that will be giving the Rossmans a run for their money.

To Brazil, With Love

Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Europe and Antarctica aaaand…Australia! Did you sing that song in elementary school? I did, and I still use it to remember the names of the seven continents. Mnemonics work, ya’all. Anyway, I was recently commissioned to do a painting for someone in Brazil which now puts my artwork on […]

Like Mother, Like Daughter(s)

I was really on a roll this weekend. With the assistance of Dolly Parton and several caffeinated beverages, I painted seven 5×7 portraits for my Dia de Los Muertos series. I also baked cookies, made an actual meal for once, and managed not to freeze while my husband and our friend installed a new front […]

Back to the Living

Forgive me, Internet, for I am tardy. It’s been twelve days since my last blog post. I guess I didn’t realize how much the Holiday Rush affected me this year. I made sure that everyone had all the paintings they had ordered for Christmas, then I just collapsed, in a caffeine-swilling, dough-eating pile, until after […]

Show Me Your Teeth

People are starting to send in their photos for my Dia de Los Muertos portrait project and it’s very exciting. I love to see which pictures people choose. When people first asked me what kind of images work best I immediately answered, “straight-on, not smiling” but with each new photo that a client sends, I’m […]