I have a new mini drawing for sale in my shop, along with some new giclee prints! “The Amur leopard is important ecologically, economically and culturally. Conservation of its habitat benefits other species, including Amur tigers and prey species like deer. With the right conservation efforts, we can bring them back and ensure long-term conservationContinue reading “Amur Leopard”
I’m going to an SCBWI conference in March and working on some new things to add to my portfolio. My goal is to eventually turn this into an alphabet book. Here is the first page! If you are interested in following my process, you can find more videos and in process photos on my InstagramContinue reading “A is for Alligator!”
My newest work titled “Star Crossed Lovers” is an experimentation with surrealist elements and symbolism. Deer are known to represent sensitivity and gentleness.
These two love birds are now on sale for 20% off through Valentine’s Day! They would make the perfect gift! Click on “Shop” for more information. Thank you friends!
This is a sketch that I created with some of my new sketchbox materials and loosely inspired by the work of Gustav Klimt. The doe is actually cut from a piece of paper that my 4 year old painted. Shhhh, don’t tell her. I really want to make more collage pieces like this. It SOLDContinue reading “Colorful Doe”
Hello! Well I finally did it and I’m testing the waters to see what you all think. I have been throwing around the idea of having some t-shirts printed for awhile now. It makes sense to put something out there that is functional and beautiful. 😉 If you are interested in one of these superContinue reading “Sleeping Fawn T-Shirts!”
I thought I would share a little bit about my process today. When painting forest scenes, branches, pine needles etc., I like to use a #1 round brush and a liner brush. The round brush is great for creating varying sizes in the branches and I really like to use the liner brush for theContinue reading “Process”
Registration for Winter classes is now open at Marnee’s Studio, a new art gallery in midtown Mobile, AL. I will be teaching two classes, Capturing the Natural World (a watercolor class) and Drawing the Delta, beginning on January 22. We made a promotional video so I could introduce myself. 😉 You can register by clickingContinue reading “Art Classes”
This is the last custom work that I created in 2017 for my best client and friend! 😉 Framed and ready for pickup! This was such a great year for me, creatively. I illustrated my first children’s book, attended my first SCBWI conference, learned about instagram and twitter, had my first solo show in years,Continue reading “Double Portrait”
We actually had a good amount of snow in Alabama last weekend. I’ve never seen a snowy forest but I would like to imagine that it looks something like this. Here is another post for #illo_advent. Peace, love and joy everyone.
Wishing you a very happy holiday season filled with peace, love and joy! I created this illustration just in time for Day 5 of #illo_advent. If you are not familiar with the illustration initiative, it was created by Penny Neville Lee and you can find more information through her twitter feed. https://twitter.com/PennyNevilleLee What a great idea!
I finished this commissioned portrait today! I always hate signing the work. It makes me so nervous, even though I use the tiniest brush possible! Seriously, I think it has 3 hairs. Check out my web site if you have a minute. I updated the design and I think its a little more user friendly.Continue reading “Blue Eyes”