Her Very First Day of School

Her Very First Day of School–for Sketchbook Project It was her very first day of school, waiting for the bus.  She’s clinging to her big brother’s hand.  She’s only four, but here we have full time pre-school. I kind of thought four was a bit young for full time and was of a mind toContinue reading “Her Very First Day of School”

Little Drummer Boy

Little Drummer Boy for Sketchbook Project I’m finally back at it. Something about the looming deadline made it not fun for awhile! What a typical Taurus I am. Tell me I have to do something, and I run the other direction…lol! It’s also been pretty hectic with Christmas and parties and all that stuff. IContinue reading “Little Drummer Boy”

Another Sketch of the Boy

Jacob’s Art–for the Sketchbook Project Getting there…I’m getting close to the end of the Sketchbook Project…maybe:) At any rate, the deadline’s coming up, isn’t it? Well, I drew this one from life the other morning. He was completely absorbed in drawing dragons I think, and the window light was illuminating his hair and shoulder inContinue reading “Another Sketch of the Boy”

Once Upon a Time

  Once Upon a Time — for Sketchbook Project Wow, I can’t believe it’s been almost a week since I last posted. That’s not like me. Well, my life just got silly busy. I’m catering for the road crew that’s repairing the damage after the flood, and I’m working on a large painting, and I’m designingContinue reading “Once Upon a Time”

Maui Treasures

Maui Treasures — sketcbook project Hmmm…the scan doesn’t really do this one justice, but oh well…I took the reference photo for this last winter in Maui. It was the quintessential little boy picture. They were gathering shells and mussels from the lava outcropping at Baby Beach in Paia. We love going to this beach becauseContinue reading “Maui Treasures”

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

                                          We’re Going on a Bear Hunt…sketchbook project I’ve been busy doing other things for the last few days and feeling a bit guilty about not posting…I’m making some jewelry for the local arts and craftsContinue reading “We’re Going on a Bear Hunt”

A Couple of Hardbodies

A Couple of Hardbodies — Sketchbook Project Please click on this one — it looks way better big! I know that all I’ve been showing you all lately is sketches, but I am painting, really. I sketch at night, and paint during the day, trying to get this commission done so I can finally goContinue reading “A Couple of Hardbodies”