Sunday, December 19, 2010

works in progress!

my first purely charcoal drawing in a long time! (but I might add paint if I get frustrated...)

small-ish painting

Wednesday, December 15, 2010


charcoal and acrylic on illustration board.

Sunday, November 28, 2010


It's getting cold! At least relatively, and especially in my drafty garage studio with no heater. But I get to wear silly hats to stay warm:
Here is one of the bigger paintings in progress:
I just need to finish up a few pieces, and start one or two more for my graduate portfolio. I'm feeling pretty productive these days despite the weather...NPR and KPCC keeps me going strong! There was an interesting article On Being today on "The Inner Landscapes of Beauty." Food for thought and all that.

Tuesday, October 5, 2010


These are from yesterday--which was a wonderfully cloudy and dramatic day (especially since I plan on having cloudy skies in the big painting I just started). These are all small--under 6 inches, and done in 10-20 minutes.

Saturday, October 2, 2010


I was sick for a week...trying to get back into the swing of things!

Self portrait from last week.
Self-portrait as my great-aunt Louise.
surly self portrait.
My dad's shoes.

Monday, September 6, 2010


Old Studio.

New Studio!
Time to paint.

Saturday, February 6, 2010

Family Tree

Here is the large-scale (72"x72") piece I made for Domenic's Concentrated Studies in Life Painting last semester!Details:

Now, time to start some new stuff....