February 21, 2017

This is a class with one of my fav teachers Effy Wild from Canada.  Just love how she brings "Grace" to life.

February 20, 2017

I love the looseness of Misty Mawn and her approach to art. Don't be afraid to change it! This is two variations of me using different colors.

February 1, 2017

This is a great picture of Aaron with the Ronstadt Generations Y Los Tucsonenses band that played a few weeks ago here in Newburyport.  They were amazing. This is special because he is the first person to drink out of this mug.....which was a gift from the Von Trapp Ch...

December 12, 2016

Conjure Man, Conjure Man by Ej Ouellette

Boy did I have a blast today. I forgot how much fun it is to perform.

When I was studying at the Royal Conservatory of Music.....I always took my craft seriously but I never took me to seriously....I was a bit of a ham bone.....So...

December 12, 2016

Check out what Effy Wild posted on her blog:

She is a guest teacher in this class and is giving away a chance to win a spot in the class. Easy peasy!

If you just want to sign up directly for the class, go to Use coupon c...

December 2, 2016

One of the things I love to do is to buy clothes for my little grandniece, who just  turned 4. For some reason, I became very inspired by the designs they have for children. They had a top with a little girl snow sledding down a hill. We had toboggans growing up....and...

November 29, 2016

There is soooooo much to be thankful for: friends, making good memories & yummy food. We were invited to friends for Thanksgiving Turkey. It was the first time I experienced a turkey being sizzled into a deep vat of oil. It only took 30 minutes using a deep fryer! It w...

November 23, 2016

I was so amazed when I finally used my pan pastels.  Honestly, I felt a bit overwhelmed by them.... Thanks to Jane Davenport's book "Beautiful Faces," I was able to draw my own Nordic Girl and apply her techniques.  Page 79

I love how soft and kind pan pastels are....

November 23, 2016

"One life is all we have and we live it as we believe in living it.  But to sacrifice what you are and to live with out belief, that is a fate more terrible than dying." - Joan of Arc

"Go forward bravely, fear nothing, trust in God, all will be well." - Joan of Arc