Wednesday, December 31, 2008


"Dad" - 8x10 Oil on Canvas Panel (NFS)
The other day I found a small photo of my father and thought that it would make for a nice little portrait. Can't wait to find a great frame for this one.

Saturday, December 27, 2008

Different Strokes Challenge

"Red Locks" - 8x8 Oil on Masonite
I painted this piece as a part of Karin Jurick's end of the year challenge for her "Different Strokes From Different Folks" blog. A total of 130 artists swapped photos and all resulting paintings will be posted on the blog. I don't know who this beautiful woman is, but I know that I would kill for her gorgeous red locks... I have serious hair envy!

I just found out that this unbelievably fabulous hair belongs to Gretchen Matta from Mesa AZ. Her work is absolutely incredible. Click here to visit her Blog.

Wednesday, December 24, 2008


"Beauregard"- 12x16 Oil on Ampersand Board
This is a portrait of one of the boys, Beau, owned by a SafeHavenforCats supporter. I am also working on a another portrait of both of her boys together.

Tuesday, December 23, 2008


"Winkin" - 12x14 Oil on Masonite
This portrait is a christmas present for a friend who raised him as an orphan.

Sunday, December 21, 2008


"Silhoutte" - 5x7 Oil on Masonite

Saturday, December 20, 2008


"Froggy" - 6x6 Oil on Masonite (nfs)
I am working on a few small pieces - this one is a gift for a family member.

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Chubby Cheeks

"Logan" - 9x12 Soft Pastel on Wallis (NFS)
This is a portrait of my nephew. What a cutie!- It will make for a nice Christmas present for my brother and his wife.

Tuesday, December 9, 2008


"Pointe" - 6x6 Oil on Masonite
Sold - 100% of proceeds donated to SafeHavenfor Cats

Sunday, December 7, 2008

Who am I?

" Who am I? " - 6x6 Oil on Masonite (nfs)

This is my entry to the Different Strokes from Different Folks challenge hosted by Karin Jurick. This painting is a good representation of my own identity struggle. Who am I?.... Am I feminine, graceful and with a flair for the arts? Or---Am I an engineer, tomboy and as my husband lovingly puts it "more manly than him"? .....


"Confucius" - 6x6 Oil on Masonite
20% of proceeds will go to Siamese Rescue Center

This older gentleman is looking for a forever home through the Siamese Rescue Center in Virginia.

Girl Bee

"Girl Bee" - 9x12 Oil on Masonite
This was a commission for a Siamese Rescue Volunteer, in Memory of her Girl Bee.

Friday, December 5, 2008


Link "Frank" - 8x10 Oil on Masonite
To purchase click HERE
20% of proceeds will go to Siamese Rescue Center
This little Flame point Siamese boy is available for adoption through the Siamese Rescue Center in Virginia.

Thursday, December 4, 2008


"Daisy Cohen" - 8x16 Oil on Masonite (nfs)
This piece was a commission for a good supporter of the SafeHavenforCat's organization.

Monday, December 1, 2008


This is my entry for the Different Strokes from Different Folks weekly blog by Karin Jurick. Once again this week's challenge was a blast to work on. This is only the second time that I used a masonite board that was primed with black gesso, and I must admit that I can't imagine having to paint on a white surface ever again. The black really brings out the colors!
"Serenity" - 8x8 Oil on Masonite