Sunday, October 28, 2007

Trick Or Treat: Happy Halloween!!

color pencil & micron pen in a moleskine sketchbook

while you're here check out my bunny pumpkin i am entering into the pumpkin decorating contest at work right here.

Have a Wonderful Halloween, I hope you have fabulous costumes & lots of treats!

Saturday, October 27, 2007

Self Portrait Challenge Food 5

when life gives you lemons, make lemonade!

self portrait challenge

Bunny Lino-Cut Block Print Christmas Cards

My first set of Christmas cards are finished and I'm quite pleased with how they turned out. These are Lino-cut block prints using gold ink on white cards with matching envelopes. What is sweeter than bunny triplets wearing santa hats showing off their cute little cotton tails?

bunny christmas cards

bunny christmas cards

Card sets are now available at my shop!

A new holiday card design and gift tags will be featured in the shop next week, so stay tuned!

Thursday, October 25, 2007

Halloween Pumpkin Decorating: Bunny Pumpkin

My office is having a Halloween pumpkin decorating contest next week, so they started handing out pumpkins to anyone willing to enter. After a quick brainstorming session yesterday I opted to turn my orange pumpkin into a white girly bunny with floppy ears. I finished the pumpkin this morning:

Materials used:
1 orange pumpkin
acrylic paint in Titanium White, Unbleached Titanium, Mars Black, & Primary Red
2 sheets of White Felt, 1 Sheet Rose pink Felt
Pink Satin Ribbon
a handful of cotton balls

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Fall Photos Week 3

Sweet, sweet october! Week three of my fall photo mission:

1. a berry beautiful day, 2. fall brings blue skies, 3. red october, 4. falling for you

Only about a quarter of the trees have started to turn here, so I think the next two weeks will be the best for fall photo opts. Stay tuned.

Sunday, October 21, 2007

Self Portrait Challenge Food 4

I decided I would go on a liquid diet for this weeks photo...

pick your poison & drink

pick your poison & drink up...

(click photo for full view...)
browse through more self portraits here

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Self Portrait Challenge Food 3

"Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first." ~Ernestine Ulmer

Advice to live by! Ice cream never fails to put a smile on my face. Bon Appetit!

More food self portraits here

illustration friday: extremes

sometimes beagles (& their friends) go to extremes to get ice cream...

micron pen in moleskine sketchbook

illustration friday

Friday, October 12, 2007

Self Portrait Challenge: Food Part 2

I love the idea of the fortune cookie, but I never seem to come across any promising fortunes. This particular fortune read: "You work hard" (in bed). That isn't a fortune at all. Merely a fact. The fortune cookie gods are clearly trying to let me down easy (or they are just getting lazy.) one on or the other. Anyway, this was me pre-unfortunate fortune:

wish me luck, i'll need it.

more foodie pics here!

Peacock Drawing in progress

micron pen on paper

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

An Afternoon Walk

"falling leaves
hide the path
so quietly"

~John Bailey, "Autumn"

view the rest of my photos from my saturday afternoon walk right here
i will be capturing & documenting this seasons change every saturday (weather permitting of course) so check back next week!

Saturday, October 6, 2007

Self Portrait Challenge: Food

i love you like a fat kid loves cake.

"i'm the icing on the cake, i'm the secret ingredient you're missing..."~ the story tp

self portrait challenge

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