Sketchbook Exchange – Finishing with a Peony!

The second round of the international sketchbook exchange has finished up! This round only had 7 participants, so it went a bit faster. I had much inspiration to choose from with spring blooming all around me. However, I knew that when I went for our annual walk through the Nichols Arboretum Peony Garden at peakContinue reading “Sketchbook Exchange – Finishing with a Peony!”

Birch Bark and Buds

Winter is still wrapping up in our part of the country, but there is no shortage of drawing material thanks to our neighbor’s beautiful, white birch tree. About a month ago, I went outside to run an errand and found what I thought was a piece of plastic garbage in the driveway. We have hadContinue reading “Birch Bark and Buds”

Happy New Year! Update from the studio

Welcome to 2016! I am looking forward to a year full of variety, creatively-speaking! The first half of 2015 was a busy year on the personal front (mostly good things!), so I did not keep up with much artwork, except for the international Sketchbook Exchange that started in 2014. It was a great project, andContinue reading “Happy New Year! Update from the studio”