Tail Feathers

A little departure from my usual botanical theme…. tail feathers. Graphite drawing on Bristol smooth paper, 19″ x 24″ The process: It took many hours and an unusual amount of patience to finish this drawing, but I am happy with … Continue reading

Sweet Pea Commission

Sweet Pea Commission

Oak Leaf, winter debris in my garden

Oak Leaf, winter debris in my garden

Kale Commission

Kale Commission

The Soft Nest

The Soft Nest

The Soft Nest is part of the Studio 155  group exhibit, ‘Contemplating the Sweetness of Grass and the Startling Brevity of Life’ at the  ADAH ROSE GALLERY in Kensington, MD until June 8, 2014. The show (featuring my Tulip painting) was … Continue reading

Tulip Collection

Tulip Collection

  Three 5″ x 5″ panels may be small, but I love the statement they make together. One of my favorite subjects, Tulips!  

Rose collection

Rose collection

I started out with one rose, the top middle one (see post below: Rose) and now the collection has grown to six individual panels, two 6″ x 6″, two 5″ x 5″ and two 7″ x 5″. scans above – … Continue reading

Pebble collection

  For these pebble drawings I used both pencil and graphite dust on 5″ x 7″ panels by Ampersant. Each panel is sprayed with protective fixative, so the graphite will never smudge and the drawings are UV protected. The scans … Continue reading

One in every pocket

One in every pocket

One in every coat pocket, smooth and round. My mother collected small stones on beaches, in parks, in gardens. Some are from Paris, some from New Hampshire  and some from Washington. An international collection. She rubbed them between her fingers … Continue reading