Whew! It’s been a while since I completed an artwork that wasn’t a demonstration artwork for my classroom. This piece was created for friends who had their baby back in August. I know, I am behind, right? Mom and dad both like retro themes and golf – so there you have the theme. You canContinue reading “Golf Baby Art”
I forgot all about this collage & watercolor piece I had completed a while back – in November. Whoops! I made it on a friend’s birthday and subsequently ended up giving it to her . I have been really enjoying using the old books in my collage work lately. I have another one of theseContinue reading “Tree Mixed Media Artwork”
Happy 3rd Birthday to Jai! Jai is a little boy who always has a pocket full of toy cars. He knows all the Cars movie characters and says, “Lightning McQueen!” when it lightnings during a storm. So, the toy car caddy is the perfect gift for his cars. It is made from upcycled tee shirtsContinue reading “Toy Car Caddy”
I finally finished Lauren’s second Day of the Dead collage…a little late for her birthday though. Actress, collage and pen on paper, 2011.
What better birthday gift for a creative 4-year old girl than soft fabric foods? Fruit, made from upcycled tee shirts & ribbon. They are a little lumpy, but not too bad for the first attempt at fabric foods. Breakfast platter complete with two slices of toast, felted jam, two slices of bacon, and twoContinue reading “upcycled fabric food”
Transplanting from the North to teach in the south means a lot of unnecessary snow days. This is how I spent my snow day today: Bailey, oil pastel on paper, 9 x 12″, 2011. This drawing is of a friend’s miniature Yorkie and is a (very) belated birthday present. This has to be my favoriteContinue reading “Bailey Drawing”
Strawberries & Sugar, collage on paper, 2010. One of my stronger early memories in life is of visiting my Grandparents in Billings, Montana. The climate and weather was so different than the Midwest and the day-long drive from Minneapolis was like traveling to a different world as a young child. When we arrived in MinneapolisContinue reading “Strawberry Collage”
Actually my dad’s birthday was early in the week, but I waited until today to post this just in case he might have seen it before it arrived. I got lucky with the timing on this card – he received it on his birthday. Happy Birthday Pie, mixed media & collage on paper, 2010.
Skeleton Woman in Purple Chair, collage on paper, 2010. My long(est) time friend, Lauren expressed interest in a Day of the Dead collage for her birthday. This photograph is the finished product. The frame was a perfect find – as soon as I saw it I knew that Lauren had to have it and soContinue reading “Lauren’s birthday print – Day of the Dead”