In 2015, I had started living in Grand Forks, ND. Moving from the beautiful island of Terceira to the flat cold prairie lands of North Dakota was a difficult transition for me.In an attempt to shift back to a healthier frame of mind, I took on the project of posting an image of something simple and... Continue Reading →
In 2014, I took on the project of posting a visual journal page spread every day. This was the first of my annual projects that I didn't complete. I did make it to no. 247, which is pretty decent. In an effort to reorganize, update, and revise my blog, I've removed the old daily art... Continue Reading →
Artist Statement: This altered book of classic fairy tales was created during my Art Journal 365 project of 2014. I love using books as visual journals. Since the pages are already filled, I don't feel any intimidation from the seemingly endless series of blank pages. The available text is fun to use as the pages... Continue Reading →
As I have mentioned in several previous posts, my husband and I are in the process of moving. Since we are still waiting for the rest of our household goods to arrive via ship and truck, I am trying to keep busy with various projects around our new rental house. We needed a new dresser,... Continue Reading →
This is the fourth and final work of a commissioned set of 12in x 12in. (Here are the image progressions from the first, second and third works in this series.) I loved creating this series. I was able to play with various vivid color combinations and textures, which is always very fun for me.
This is my third work for one of my lovely clients. I posted image progressions for both her first and second commissioned works. I loved making this piece. Conceptually, this work is based on the realities versus the idealized versions of romantic love, both its amazing beauty and the potential of heartbreak. The color palette... Continue Reading →