Oh Deer!

My parents live, let’s say, rurally. That is, they have a barn, and farm vehicles and a canning shed and a larder and a deer feeder. Among other country-type things. They still live in the place where I grew up and though The Place, as it’s called, has changed over the 20 years since I […]

Back to Business

Yesterday marked two weeks (at least) since I last picked up a paintbrush. It’s been so long I was starting to wonder if I’d forgotten how.


I’ve been saving and saving and saving and finally, this week, had the awful carpet and vinyl in my house replaced with tile! I love our little 50s ranch so much and I’m slowly (very slowly) restoring her to mid-century-meets-boho-artist glory. The light beige carpet was brand-spankin-new when we moved in almost 10 years ago, […]


I have about a hundred 2012 calendars left. Here’s what I’m going to do – if you order a painting (any size!) you will get a free calendar as well, while supplies last.

The Best Things I Did This Year

Made a calendar. You can still buy one! Launched a Dia de Los Muertos portrait project on Kickstarter Painted Amanda Palmer, Neil Gaiman and The Bloggess with skull faces Was mentioned on Molly Crabapple’s Tumblr page Made Dooce’s Friday Under Fifty list Bought a grown-up camera and an iPad Shipped my artwork to 5 of 7 […]