Hummingbirds, Raccoons, and Great Blue Herons

Posted by on Sep 1, 2016

The month of August was full of hummingbirds, raccoons, great blue herons and generally, birds! Despite a very hot & humid month, I still managed to get outside with my camera and simply enjoy being outdoors. On my easel during the month of August… Great Blue Heron – casein on Fabriano Artistic h/p paper   […]

Egg Tempera on Mounted Vellum Work-in-Progress

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014
Egg Tempera on Mounted Vellum Work-in-Progress

  I know that I like to watch work-in-progress posts so I will try to  blog more often about my works-in-progress. Here is my latest experiment. I have wanted to try stretching and mounting vellum for a while. I am not sure that I would use them for my normal watercolor on vellum work all […]

Long Overdue Works-In-Progress Post!

Posted by on Dec 17, 2013
Long Overdue Works-In-Progress Post!

I will just pretend that today is Works-In-Progress Tuesday! I will blame it on the craziness of the Holiday Season. Anyway – I am continuing to work on 4 Mische technique paintings while planning the drawings for a few more. I was busy painting some feathers and eggs for the ‘All Paintings Great & Small’ […]

Tiny Dancer – Sold

Posted by on Jul 26, 2012

Tiny Dancer watercolor on Cowley’s Kelmscott calskin vellum I photographed this flamingo at the London Zoo. I was in London to attend a reception for the Brooklyn Botanical Garden Florilegium exhibit at Kew Gardens. I had Saturday free before I was flying home on Sunday. Where did I go? Well, the zoo of course! I […]

Nocturne – Sold

Posted by on Feb 27, 2012

Nocturne watercolor on Kelmscott calfskin vellum sold   I had the great fortune to photograph this barn owl at the Center for the Bird’s of Prey near Charleston last year. It just really captured my attention!

Owls & lemons on the Table -Works in Progress

Posted by on Jan 21, 2010

Here are the current works-in-progress for the week. I started this owl painting, in watercolor on calfskin vellum,  last year (or was it 2 yrs ago?!) and I have been trying to finish it. Now there is a DEADLINE… those dreaded deadlines. I must have it finished by the end of next week as it […]