Hello Again!

It has been so long since my last post here. I have been so busy with work that my craft has been on the back burner. But I have been up to some interesting things lately. First, I’ve been working on my watercolor skills. I recently realized that I have been lacking a bit in…

Fun With Pencils and Inks

I’ve always loved trees, especially those with complicated branch structure. This inspired me to start a series of tree images which consisted of dark tones and lots of cross hatching! They are so time consuming to do, but so worth it! I can get into a zen state when moving my way down the branches….

Commission Work

Recently I was approached and asked to sketch up a winter scene for an oil painting. The client asked for something with snowy evergreens that exuded a peaceful atmosphere. I sketched this out using graphtint and white charcoal. I wanted to be sure to use blues and purples as the undertone to highlight the chill…

Watercolor Sketches

I have been trying different techniques with watercolors on different types of paper. I especially love my new Mossery sketchbook. The paper is not as thick as I would like it to be, but overall it is convenient and fun! The largest image is a quick study I did of some trees across the street…