Happy Chinese New Year of the Goat!! Wishing you and your loved ones a happy, healthy and prosperous year!! I love Chinese lanterns, especially at Chinese New Year.
Love is all around!!
I’ve always wanted to go on a world tour and now my sketchbook has embarked on the journey before me! I belong to a few online sketch groups. And this particular sketch group decided that we would send our personal sketch books on an around the world artventunre. The Monkeys are here!!!…. I ended […]
It’s very rare that the dining table only has a box of tissues sitting on it. I often wonder why is that surfaces seem to fill up and have things piled up on it at home. What is the “stuff”? Why does it just sit there and how did it get there? And why is […]
From the time I began sketching on location or even before or just the mere thought of it, I’d always try to find or create the ultimate travel palette. It became my obsession (just like my obsession with hiking gear) . I explain how I made my first travel palette here. but I’ve moved on […]
A few weeks ago it was my birthday and my in laws bought me this beautiful sketchbook. I’m having a challenge with it though because it just seems too special to draw it. I feel I need to be a worthy artist to be drawing in this 🙂 Have you ever gotten precious with any […]
It’s the items and moments in everyday life that makes our lives. What do you notice around your home, your life that makes it YOUR life? Is it a book, a handle on a chest of draws, a paper lantern, and unfinished glass of coconut water, remote controls for the TV and stereo, or the […]
A very good friend who is not only a talented jazz entertainer but also owns and operates a children’s educational theatre production company commissioned me to design a poster for his upcoming production of The Musician & The Monkey King. I was more than happy to do this as it appeals to my playful carefree […]
So my husband tripped walking UP the stairs and dislocated his finger. Ouchie! …and YUK! It bent right back and he then bent it forward into place again, thinking that would do the job! NOPE! Off to the docs and an x-ray later. …yes a broken finger! He’s ok now and it’s healed . I […]
One of the regular doggie park people was due to leave Perth and head back home to the US with her fiance (who’s from New Zealand) but met when they were in London, and their doggie Wolfie (who’s a Jack Russell). They’ve been living here for over two years and now it was time to […]