Entries Tagged as 'everyday'

what inspires you

November 21, 2013


Lately I’ve been looking at a lot of art books and trying to be better about keeping a sketch book.  I’ve also been trying to devote at least a little time each week to ‘playing’ without worrying about the end result (which is strangely hard to do).

top row: Ellsworth Kelly’s ‘Drawings on a Bus’

bottom row:  ‘playing’ with pink and green and my sketch book

word (s)

October 1, 2013


John Baldessari, I Will Not Make Any More Boring Art, 1971. Lithograph: 22 1/2 × 30 in.   here

into fall

September 3, 2013



Working On. Listening To.

August 27, 2013



The High Highs ‘Bridge’

loving lately

July 31, 2013




1.  watching the world go by outside the car window  2.  recent polaroids  3.  my lemon tree is blooming (the smell!)

summer days slip away

July 20, 2013




I feel like summer just began and simultaneously is almost over, sigh.   The days are full trying to get work done, portraits completed, a site redesign/relaunch and the usual here and there of getting kids to camps and adventures.  Oh, and getting the odd vacation and general summer enjoyment in.  These are a couple polaroids I took on a recent trip to the beach.  I will  be back next week with a new site to share!  Have a wonderful weekend!


art is messy

April 25, 2013



This is not my hand, but it might as well be.  This is not my jacket, but it might as well be.  Maybe I should start selling my clothes, because no matter how hard I try, everything has a bit (or a lot) of paint on it.

top image via

aaand, I’m back!

April 2, 2013

We took a quick spring break trip last week.  It was the perfect last minute break we all needed and now we’re back to reality…


that’s all

March 25, 2013


1 2 and 3

March 20, 2013


Happy spring!  1.  branches on my mantle  2.  spring colors finding their way into my work  3.  more branches!

Color inspiration: spring

March 18, 2013


on why it’s so quiet here this week…

March 6, 2013


happy friday!

March 1, 2013


There are just too many things to love about this image, I wish I had the original source (anyone know?).  While streaking into the forest is not on my list of plans this weekend, I’m sure we’ll come up with something.  Have a great weekend!  I am planning on adding several new originals to my shop next week, so stay tuned!

image via Kauffman Mercantile

milestone day

February 25, 2013

This week my girl becomes a teenager!  I survived a weekend of being sick while she celebrated with her friends with a night at a hotel (but only barely;).   Here are some things I’m loving this Monday morning:


the new issue of Kinfolk,  an old pic of my teenager that I slipped in, a David head that I just purchased and am in love with and a polaroid of the sunset the other night.

Working On. Listening To.

February 20, 2013


(Jack White is my son’s hero, he’s been singing this song non stop lately:)

My view

February 13, 2013

from my desk this morning: sad tulips in front of a new painting…..


Working On. Listening To.

February 12, 2013



Of Monsters and Men

Have an awesome weekend!

February 8, 2013


via this pin

happy friday!

January 25, 2013

I have the makings for a good weekend.  A new book to sit down with (discovered via Victoria), and some nice new brushes.


of late

January 22, 2013

I’m still here!  Still catching up/recovering/plotting.  Here are a few pics of late…


1.  a study for a new painting   2.  a favorite corner in our home   3.  heading home over the bridge at night