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Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Journal 52 Week 24

Journal 52's Week 24 prompt was "Silly Animal Zoo". I decided instead of doing a silly animal, I would draw one of my favourite animals.  I love the sea turtle, and because of a wonderful visit with one on my first trip to Maui, I have a tattoo of one on my ankle.  This led me to thinking...

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Some new cards

I worked on some new collage cards last weekend, featuring these sweet little people:

Sunday, May 24, 2015


Sunday afternoon, creating a few cards to sell.  Here is one of them. I love the bright colours on this one!

Monday, May 18, 2015

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Illustration Friday: triangle

I am trying to get back to more basic illustration, and one of the best ways for me to practice this is with Illustration Friday. When I saw that this week's prompt was triangle, I instantly thought of a couple becoming a family with the birth of a child. I have a new nephew, and have been enjoying watching my brother and his new family!

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Blue Girl

Blue Girl was done wit Pencil and Watercolours.  I wasn't crazy about the pencil, it really muddied everything. But all in all, a successful experiment - I liked the placement of her eyes, and how her face turned out.

Sunday, May 03, 2015

Spring Cleaning

I drew this as a journal prompt for Journal 52: Spring Cleaning.  I was having fun with my copic markers - I have been working on faces quite a bit lately, and am really enjoying playing with the facial tones, blending color combinations.  I usually work with a fine black liner, but decided I would see what would happen if I just worked with the pens alone.  I did my preliminary sketch with a prismacolor water soluble pencil in rose, which blends so nicely into the copics more than a regular pencil would.  I love her side smirk!

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Just Be

Journal 52,  for this week, Just Be. I thought I would give my words some "Maui flavor", as Maui is one of my favourite places to practice this mantra!

Friday, January 09, 2015


A new year for Journal 52, prompts are given once a week. Going to try to do as many as I can again this year. For this week, Pathways.

Monday, January 05, 2015

It's warm in my art room!

With the last few days' temperatures averaging a chilly -25 Celsius during the day (not counting the wind chill) I have been able to make good on one of my words of intention for 2015 (CREATIVE) and spent some quality time in my art room yesterday.  This is a page inside my Wellness Journal.  I am not sure if I like the polka dot letters or not - they do make it a little difficult to read...but that white pen is just so much fun!