Sunday, August 29, 2010

three carrots

10" x 8" charcoal sketch on Strathmore paper

Diamond coming by for his mid-afternoon treat, he loves carrots. He's being featured for an upcoming show...stay tuned.
: )

Thursday, August 19, 2010

ripple effect

"Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves."

- James. M. Barrie

I had a few pieces of spalted pecan left over from a previous project. One in particular caught my eye as the wood grain resembled the ripples left on the water by a rower paddling the river.

Yesterday, a young lady from our crew left Austin for grad school in upstate New York. Beautiful, talented and witty...a true pleasure to be around. She quietly influenced many in a wonderful way. As happy as I am for those moving on to their next big adventure, I selfishly don't like good-byes.

So Miss Amy I will say...Later, Cupcake! We'll see you on the water.

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Diamond in the studio

11" x 14" charcoal on Strathmore paper

Diamond checks-in throughout the day, poking his head in the studio doorway flaring his nostrils, sniffing out treats. This afternoon with the sun at his back he looked so angelic.

Monday, August 2, 2010

just before zzz

11" x 11" charcoal on Strathmore paper

It was a lazy, hot Sunday morning and Tru was ready for another nap.
Triple digits are the forecast for the entire week. Welcome to August in Texas!