Just Art

One of my favorite clients, Dru, recently had a catered birthday party that raised $1100 for Canine Angels. The food was provided by Just Food For Dogs and as a thank-you, Dru and his mom Amy gifted a few of this friends at Just Food For Dogs with portraits. This is Dru. And these are […]

The heat! My god, the heat!

When I was on vacation last week…(wait, I was on VACATION last week? Where has the time gone?) …I spent a great deal of time consuming caffeinated beverages and painting. I finished 13 paintings in fact. Mainly because in my studio, in front of the fan was the only place I could tolerate the insane […]

Eight Days A Week

Remember my Kickstarter project? The one where you all crowd-funded a 2012 calendar of my paintings? Yeah, that one! Well, as of June I’ve launched into painting the portraits that will make up the calendar. Fittingly, I started off with the cover girl, Niki. Isn’t she a beauty? I sort of obsessed over whether I was […]

Pioneer Kids

If you read The Pioneer Woman, you’ll probably recognize these next portraits. Like millions of other people, I read Ree’s blog every day. There’s always something that interests me on a personal level…but that’s why we choose to read the blogs we do, right? Her post last week about her kids saddling and unsaddling the […]

Onward, Upward

Despite a headache that’s lasted for a million years, I awoke on Monday with a radically heightened sense of possibility. And sure enough, good things started happening. First,  it was announced that my painting, Naughty had been included in the Top 10 finalists for the Mutt Lynch wine label contest. We find out today if […]