My Sweet Muse

Lately, Nora has been wanting to paint with me a lot which is fine with me because I feel like I always learn something from watching her. Here is one of our most recent collaborations.  

Tea with my Teenager

Lately, my children and I have been really into tea. Blane and Nora like mixing conconctions of sugar, milk and honey. Skylar and I like sampling new tea flavors. Maybe its the damp PNW climate. We have all rekindled a fondness for it to a point of obsession. Skylar...

HUGE Holiday Sale!

So excited to announce a HUGE sale! Visit my Etsy shop here and enter the coupon code “SHINE” when checking out. Below are a sampling of the paintings listed and check back often for new ones, including more small paintings that will be kindly priced! My...

Smitten

Suddenly, I’m smitten with… * a city * soulmate encounters * lamps with dangly pulls *Photoshop (we used to not get along at all) Skylar and I took a road trip to Portland. This city has my heart, and from now on I plan to become a dual citizen of Seattle...

Advice to a Fledgling Artist

This has become a common question in my inbox from new artists so I thought I’d post my answer here for others who might be interested! Q: I’m working toward a BFA at Oregon State, but I go back and forth all the time on formal education vs. learning in...