Thursday, December 1, 2022

Winter Foxes and Penguins

 My students (1st graders) revisited a couple old favorite art lessons. 
And liquid watercolor always packs a big punch!

Saturday, November 5, 2022

Halloween Raccoons

 These adorable mixed media raccoons with pumpkins were created by 1st thru 3rd graders

Friday, October 21, 2022

Botanical Gelli Printing with Added Fauna


My students and I had fun creating botanical Gelli printed backgrounds and added birds and chameleons.

Monday, June 20, 2022

My Birds and Botanicals Series

Coca's Chorus

Glen's Tenor

Tanager's Staccato

Calliope's Gem

Malabar's Concerto

Violet's Allegro

Andean's Emerald

Starling Stargazer

Bunny Marsh

Autumn Trill

Last Curtain Call

Cerulean's Solo

Tuesday Morning Aria

Midnight Passage

Tropic Sonata

Cascade's Waltz

My latest series of work incorporates layers of leaves Gelli printing embellished with paint, pen and sometimes collage. The colors and botanicals chosen evoke a place and mood, from the foggy Pacific Northwest to the colorful rainforest of South America. Detailed winged creatures take center stage through paint or collage. My series is available for purchase in my Etsy shop here:

Friday, October 22, 2021

Fall Leaf Art Lessons

Now feels like a great time to revisit a couple of my favorite fall leaf art lessons.
Links below

A great lesson for a wide age range, combining science and art

A great lesson in observation with the addition of watercolor experimentation