Tuesday, December 31, 2013

shelves of possibility

got these fro Christmas….very nice, yes!!

Thursday, December 26, 2013

in thought

another from the aid ministry….this woman suffered rape by invading Muslims

Monday, December 23, 2013


from a photo in a aid ministry magazine

Friday, December 20, 2013

Helen Thomas

long time started a face journal and it is resurfacing……

Helen Thomas reminds me of the wicked witch in Wizard of OZ

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

journal fun

inspiration here for larger work!!!

Sunday, December 15, 2013

WIP - BUddha

misplaced this  and now I'm gonna get to

 finish it

Friday, December 13, 2013

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Friday, December 6, 2013

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Friday, November 15, 2013


Lily Bean Coffee shop will soon move -  Here's a sketch of the GOODIE  BOX

Tuesday, November 12, 2013


I  discovered I love doing sketches OVER  mass shapes made with markers!

      here's red over pink

   and black over blue

   man,  I'm getting' PUMPED just looking at these!

Sunday, November 10, 2013

WIP finished

Here it is DONE ! 

Monday, November 4, 2013

Work In Progress - cactus

here is a work in progress

  I am aiming at two goals  

#1   finishing all my unfinished


#2    not being afraid to ruin a piece that I know needs something more but am not sure exactly  what  or how……

    so here is the first "movement" of this piece started in spring 2013

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Wonderful Women Quilt #1

Vi's  quilt is green rectangles and squares


Monday, September 30, 2013

Eiffel tower

Painted this acrylic at Art Blooms one evening.  Group painting, with wine and good company.

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Henna at Art Blooms

Henna  at Art Blooms -  thanks muchly to Rachelle, proprietor who allows me to use her studio..

Monday, September 23, 2013

daphne the giraffe

Painted this acrylic at Art Blooms Studio .

Thursday, August 29, 2013

bull dozer

The Sketchy Bunch had a great weather and sat outside  on the grass in the shade sketching......while the construction workers were out to lunch.

Friday, August 23, 2013

more real to real

I loved using the  big ink markers   I was gifted with  for most of these.  

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Sunday, August 4, 2013


the two black inks sketches are with the Noodlers Flex nib Fountain pen - Carbon Black Ink -  The Noodlers Flex nib pen is  a great pen.,  versatile and inexpensive!!!

Monday, July 22, 2013


egg tempura - from a photo

Thursday, July 11, 2013

At the beach

This is from the beach house at Topsail island.   Egg tempera

Monday, July 8, 2013


Here are two mailboxes  I did a couple years back.

 one paisley theme, one lizards

  My  son the Landlord may put one of these gems up at one of his houses.  

Thursday, July 4, 2013

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Monday, June 10, 2013