Friday, December 10, 2010


10 x 14 charcoal on Strathmore | sold

This adorable short-haired border collie, JoJo, was the last commission for the holidays.

What a great pose! There was natural light from behind and reflected light from the right. I was grateful that her dad provided the photo because during our introduction, she wasn't as relaxed...rather very focused on her ball...loves her orange ball so I had to venture out of my black and white comfort zone.

pure joy.

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Bundle of Joy!

10.5" x 10.5" x 2.25" |  latex on wood

"The universe is full of magical things, patiently waiting for our wits to grow stronger."      - Eden Philpotts                           

This construct celebrates lifes simple pleasures and little miracles happening all around us. I believe that our quest in acknowledging them is determined by which frequency we choose to tune in.
: )
Last month our basset hound, Kirby, ruptured a disk which resulted in paralysis of her hindquarters. Thanks to Dr. Gower and to the love, support and prayers of family and friends, she is recovering amazingly well. Here she is pictured below during one of her exercise sessions: