Black dogs are difficult to photograph and even more difficult to paint. But I like how this one turned out. Pearl Completed: September 10, 2010 Soundtrack: Jane’s Addiction, Kettle Whistle Beverage: Wine Cube

Happily Ever After

A few months ago I painted five portraits for a bride who was giving the portraits as bridesmaid gifts. It was such a clever idea, I wish I’d thought of it myself. Here’s how it turned out.

Bully For You

I finished this painting awhile ago, but it was just gifted this week.

Peddling My Wares

Last weekend I had a booth at a local holiday market. It was kind of quiet traffic-wise, but I figured I’d be painting at home anyway so I might as well paint in public. Here’s what my booth looked like: And this is what I looked like (tired): And this is what I painted while I […]


I have a six-year-old daughter, so I know a little somethin’ somethin’ about bling. Rhinestones, body glitter and sequins? Sure!  Paint a chihuahua wearing a tiara? Of course! It’s a request for which I am uniquely qualified. Harriet Completed: September 29, 2010   Soundtrack: Duffy, Rockferry   Beverage: Coke Zero