I’m not like other girls…

A few nights ago my kids were visiting friends and rather than cook for only two people my husband and I decided to go out for a burger at a local pub. We sat there for awhile, as we usually do when we go out, just happy to have a few minutes of peace and […]

Portrait of the Artist as a Young(ish) Woman

If you’ve read this blog for awhile, you’ll know that I have a day job in addition to my art business, and the you know, small task of raising two human beings. These three jobs keep me pretty busy, require me to stay up late most nights, lead to coffee drinking, and often make me […]

Epic

I love wintertime, and snow. I love to watch ski events during the Olympics. My kids have been skiing since they were two. They, and my husband, use cool slang like epic and sweet pow to describe their days on the slopes. But I don’t ski. At all. You see, it seems I am physically incapable of […]

Portraits

I paint people too, you know.

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.