Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Winter Survival Sketchbook, Study # 10, 11

Which house is your favorite? For yourself and/or for a little pet?

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Winter Survival Sketchbook, Study # 8

You know what's going to happen next, right?

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Winter Survival Sketchbook, Study # 7

The paintings on the grid were done on the same day in the spirit of experimentation. Again, probably "no" to the grid. 

Winter Survival Sketchbook, Study # 6

Got a little carried away with the grid, don't you think? Probably "no" on the grid.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Winter Survival Sketchbook

Winter Survival Sketchbook
Origin: Advice from a very respected art director to loosen up, forget all the feedback from industry professionals through the years, and get back to my true original voice
Duration: Winter, all the time not taken by teaching at Massachusetts College of Art and Design and freelance projects
Purpose: Get fresh, uncensored ideas and ways of drawing & painting
Ways of getting there: Go with the flow
Destination: Unknown
Restrictions: No overthinking allowed 

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Monday, November 19, 2012

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Monday, August 6, 2012

Illustration Friday/Sketchbook: BOUNCE

Done with the commission, back to the sketchbook! I'm taking a little break from color and trying some new things - black ink washes for the value painting + some very light washes of color added later.

Thursday, July 19, 2012


Deadline - 7 paintings in 3 weeks, flowers - from my husband for 7 year wedding anniversary, temperature - hot outside, hot inside, setting for the story (for middle grade kids) - winter, mood - excellent, adrenaline level - high.

Monday, June 25, 2012

Illustration Friday: Space

Patrick in his SPACE (his room). I thought this illustration fits nicely to the Illustration Friday's assignment.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Warwick Museum of Art: "Tell Me a Story" Exhibit

‎5 pieces selected for the exhibit!

"Tell Me a Story"
Warwick Museum of Art
May 4, 2012 - May 31, 2012

Opening Reception Thursday, May 10, 6-8pm
3259 Post Road, Warwick, RI

Thursday, April 26, 2012



Watching melodrama

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Black and White Illustrations. Finally!


thumbnail sketches

line drawings

reference photos

drawings done with many many layers of tracing paper