Thursday, December 22, 2011

peacocks are pretty

It's been awhile since I've put anything up, and I'm not sure when I'll be able to post any of the things I've been working on, so... sketchbook it is, and another bird.. not the prettiest faces, but their feathers sure make up for it! Everything has beauty and ugliness, you just have to choose which one you want to see I guess.

Monday, November 7, 2011


I've really been liking black and white patterns lately, so...
Acrylic on canvas

and,pen and ink on Arches

Friday, September 30, 2011


I started this so long ago, and then got busy doing other things and sort of forgot about it.. cleaning out some of my work space (a very small portion), I decided to finally finish it and get it out of the way.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

DIY Re-Upholstered Stool/ Before

A couple of months I found this stool at a thrift store for $10. As ugly as it was, I like this style of chair for my work space and thought I might be able to fix it up a little..

DIY Re-Upholstered Stool/ After

This is my first attempt at re-upholstering anything. I need to learn how to cut the foam smoothly, but otherwise I think it's an improvement over the original. I had some plain white fabric lying around, and embroidered the bird and branches. As I've said before, I like birds!

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

My First Book

Hotel In The Sky

I had the opportunity to illustrate my first book recently for the Manteo Waterfront resort.. The first image is the cover they designed, and the second was my concept.

Thursday, June 30, 2011

Hanging mobile/ Wire Bugs

I have a problem. Whenever I go out walking, I collect things I find on the ground. Rocks, interesting sticks, rusty nuts and bolts. I was looking at this collection of mine, and decided to make it into something. I wrapped them in wire, added wings and had a flying menagerie. Once I figure out how to attach them in a sturdier fashion, I will hang the bugs outside where they belong, until then...

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

My New Bench

My amazingly, talented boyfriend Matt made this bench for our front stoop out of salvaged wood. I think it used to be part of an old farmhouse, and made it's way into the burn pile. Makes a great bench.

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Ciccia Design and their services.

I was recently given the opportunity to make some vector images for the wonderful duo Rose and Allison from Ciccia Design to use on their website. This first set of sketches is for the Service section. Below are the vectors...


These sketches are for the process section, the concept: something being built or made. The original sketch they chose was all men, but as they are both women, I was asked if I could substitute one of the men for a lady. I could...

Pro Bono turns Contact.

With this group of sketches, the original plan was an image for their pro bono section, but, they decided to go an entirely different route, and requested an image for their contact page. This is what we came up with.

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Meet Bennett

So for the past little while I've been working on a project for one of the local hotel's younger clientele. These are some of the initial character concepts.. His name is Bennett.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

DIY Wrapping Paper

It's my boyfriend's birthday today, and I have a bit of an aversion to buying wrapping paper. Especially since I've got so much scrap paper lying around the house.. so I generally make my own. One example...

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Thursday, March 3, 2011

new business cards

So this is my new business card, I'm pretty happy with the way they turned out. Even if the picture here is a little blurry. Sorry.

Monday, January 24, 2011

newer sketches

old sketches

These are a few sketches done for a tibetian themed game, it never did get beyond the initial concept though..

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Thursday, January 13, 2011

business card

I made these business cards for my boyfriend Matt, he's a nurse. I tried to have some fun with them so that they might stand out a little, hopefully he thinks they are fun too.

Friday, January 7, 2011

Reginald Fessenden and The 1st Radio Broadcast

These are a couple of illustrations that I had done for a children's history magazine, Kayak Magazine.

even bird ladies like red yarn

Monday, January 3, 2011


Here are this years t–shirts for nieces and nephew..