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

Poodles and Werewolves

A few weeks ago I painted a portrait for Booboo Stewart, who I met at the MTV Movie Awards gift suite back in June. He was there with his whole family, including three sisters, his parents and their puppy Elvis.  And here’s Elvis.

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 […]

Crunch Time

This weekend I have set a goal of completing five small paintings and two larger ones. I know I can do it, especially since I have been known to complete 11 paintings in a weekend before. I just need to get organized. Things are really humming around here. Christmas orders are coming in, and I’m planning […]


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.