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 […]

It Really IS Who You Know

Remember last year when I went to the MTV Movie Awards celebrity gift lounge? Right. Well, it was sort of a last-minute thing, meaning, I didn’t have a a budget to you know, get there and back and feed myself and transport art and stay at a fancy L.A. hotel and everything. But I really […]

Winning

Just finished the painting for the winner of the Girls Gone Child giveaway. My baby had smooshy cheeks like that, but now he’s nine. NINE. Completed: May 14, 2011 Soundtrack: Schoolhouse Rock downloaded for the kids (Conjunction Junction, what’s your function?) Beverage: Starbucks Iced Mocha

A Girl and Her Cat

Last month The Modchik hosted a giveaway for a custom portrait and the winner was Kimberly. She wanted a portrait of her cat Pepper who’d passed the year before and whom they were still missing terribly. The photo she sent me was Pepper in the lap of her adorable daughter and I asked if she […]