Muse

This painting has been rattling around in my head for months. Months. Before Evelyn Evelyn released an album. Before I went to the concert in May. I knew exactly what I wanted to paint – an image as haunting as the album and its concept. My daughter and her big brown eyes would be a […]

The Big Reveal

Today the kids and I surprised my husband with a trip to the ballpark. There was breakfast, a batting cage and ultimately, playing catch down on the field. It was a good morning. I can’t believe the kids kept it a surprise. And elsewhere, I know at least a couple dads were gifted with my paintings […]

Wild Kingdom

I paint a lot of dogs and cats. And people. And horses. But every now and then I get to paint a new animal for the first time, like a rabbit, guinea pig (coming soon!) or chimpanzee. My husband asked me if there was anything I wouldn’t paint, like an iguana. I think my only limitation […]

Loot

My husband and kids are always secretive about how we’ll be spending Mother’s Day. This year, my 8 y.o. son tried to throw me off track by insisting that we were going to McDonald’s for a brunch of “saturated fat and meat.” His words. Every year, there are always a few things that can be predicted: there […]

Just Givin’ it Away

If you’re a mom, like me, you know that we often get the short end of the proverbial stick. We are the last ones to sit down to dinner, the last ones in bed at night. The first to answer when someone has a nightmare, the first to be used as a human snot rag. […]