Category Archives: drawing

More Posies and Writing

Cheryl shared this and it stuck in my head. My passions are journaling, painting, reading autobiographies and Buddhism, ditzing with Mitchell, and playing with the kittens. NOT necessarily in that order, though if I had to choose between writing or … Continue reading

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Bears

I love handmade ornaments. I bought many of them at Ashland craft fairs back when Ashland was a friendly sleepy little town. This sweet Momma Bear and Baby Bear is made of dough. I added the starry night… To hear … Continue reading

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USk: City Market and Blue Moon Cafe

I was just getting sick the weekend of the USk worldwide walk. I managed a couple of sketches that were not painted until later — I’ve wanted to paint the marigold City Market in Autumn against fiery trees… now that … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Cow Goddess

Two days off — this is a big deal this year as we’ve been working round the clock. As I’ve not been up to snuff (bad cold!) we didn’t do some things we might have — Like putting up twinkle … Continue reading

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Apple Pie

Apparently we found the culprits making our bodies swell and ache with arthritis. We are giving up these kinds of desserts; kinda heartbreaking. The good news is feeling better in our bodies again AND not having to do drugs AND … Continue reading

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Gratitude, Everyday Practice

I’ve journaled for ever.  It is only since picking up watercolors that my journal entries have gone beyond sketching and perhaps colored pencils into what I do now, but the discipline and connection to reflection and sustenance was embedded long … Continue reading

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Monterey Platform Rocker

I’m a lucky woman.  I am paid to work in brilliant color on pieces of California history. I love the smell of oil paint when I open the studio door. Catching the wavy base and angles in this drawing — … Continue reading

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