Hey all! Just popping in to wish you a Happy Halloween… As is my tradition (um, starting today), I’m going with the something cute and something scary Halloween greeting Although I imagine seeing my post in your inbox probably startled you. But had to be done, because I miss you guys! Anyway here’s something cute Pencil, ink, gouache, digital color, and English breakfast tea (for me, not the art)  Okay now brace yourself next up, something super chilling a practical crime… Read more »

One of my favorite summer memories involves a garbage bag. Classic summer, right? 😉 Okay so maybe not. But if you will, picture two large plastic bags on the grass, with a green garden hose coiled nearby. And these two trouble makers problem solvers pursuers of possibility (who did not live near a pool at the time) My sister B and me, Lake Michigan  Then add water. Up to our chins. Until we are blowing bubbles across the surface of our non-Olympic… Read more »

Sometimes a book inspires me to action Wisdom as prompted by Illustration Friday‘s weekly art challenge. This challenge got me thinking about those books that I read that inspired me to fill my fridge with enough produce to make a five-pound bowl of parsley salad. Or buy running shoes. Or a tent. Or art supplies. Or the sequel to the book. Or follow the author or illustrator on every social media platform (it’s not stalking if they put the icons… Read more »