Category Archives for art
We have lived in a lot of homes—one apartment, one townhouse, and seven houses—whoa! Sometimes we like to sit around and see if we can remember all the addresses of the tops off our heads which is fun because then … Continue reading
The header was begging for a little something extra, so I decided to paint the town. Generally, I don’t use pretty tape to hold my paper down, just some regular masking tape. But I since I’m not the only artist … Continue reading
I did something completely new, seriously, something I’ve never even tried before; I visited a museum, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. All by my self. No kids in tow. No husband. No one, just me, well, and the other … Continue reading
This is a self portrait, and I have not done one of these in ages! As part of one of my current classes I had to do a two-day practicum in a visual arts classroom. One of the teachers I … Continue reading
Comfy red couch with an elephant ear. Watercolor. 5in x 7in
This is the first watercolor on canvas painting I have ever done. The hardest part was getting the color even, it just didn’t want to blend the same way it does on paper. The nice thing though, is that when … Continue reading
These prairie flowers were inspired by my oldest daughter who suggested I paint a Prairie Dog for her. Since the paintings were small I decided to do two so they didn’t look lonely hanging on the wall. These are flowers … Continue reading
I made this robot for my daughter who had a sudden love for robots. This picture hangs in her room and each day she asks, “Did you make that for me? Wow!” Painted with watercolors. 8in x 10in.
This piece is inspired by my never-ending search for the perfect desk. I know it’s out there somewhere, I must have seen it somewhere because I painted this from memory. Also, notice the CatherineHolm plates on the shelf in the … Continue reading
Painting of an Eames-era Egg Chair in red, and an arch lamp in chrome. Painted with watercolor. 12in x 12in.
Sketched with pencil and then painted with watercolors. The rocker is based on the classic Danish Modern Eames style. Doesn’t it look like a nice place to settle in with a good book? Painted with watercolors. 12in x 12in.
The name Klickitat St. is inspired by Beverly Cleary’s Ramona books and Ramona lives on Klickitat St. in Portland, OR. Ramona is fun and spunky, and I want to reflect that in the nature of my work and in this site. Here’s my … Continue reading