Crow sketch

Crow sketch

A quick morning sketch of a crow in watercolor. Every morning when I walk my daughter to school, I see a whole murder of crows playing. They look like they have so much fun. It’s my dear ambition to befriend one.   Advertisements

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Narwhals

Narwhals

My daughter and I are really into narwhals right now. We read about them, we sculpted them, we painted them. Here’s my latest little watercolor sketch of baby narwhals: Did you know that female narwhals don’t have the horn? That is so unfair.

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Fraidy Cat Garbage

Fraidy Cat Garbage

Since I am running out of money in my art supply budget all about reusing trash to reduce my carbon footprint, I am experimenting with different materials for illustration. Today I tried Painting on a brown paper bag: I love painting on neutral toned surfaces, […]

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Paper Doll Clothes for Sale

Paper Doll Clothes for Sale

In an effort to raise funds for art supplies and writing workshops, I have decided to sell my Catalogue for Paper Doll illustrations.  All items are available for purchase, so if you don’t see what you want in my etsy shop, just let me know […]

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Rainbow Girl

Rainbow Girl

My daughter, who is now 7, invented a character this summer called “Rainbow Girl.” Here is her original painting:   Naturally, I loved it. My daughter is a genius, and I just had to steal her idea and illustrate my own version of Rainbow Girl. […]

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Return of the Thunderworm

Return of the Thunderworm

When my daughter was a toddler, she misheard “thunderstorm” as “thunderworm,” so whenever it thundered, she would whisper “The Thunderworm!” In honor of the approaching tropical storm, here is an illustration of that worm who drinks sunshine and excretes lightning:  

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Space

Space

I’m painting the solar system this week in watercolor.  I love watercolor! And outer space!   Also, my daughter is a new Calvin and Hobbes fan, I re-imagined them as smashbrush characters for her:

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