Monday, July 26, 2010

Making Them Beautiful

Take a Look!

This design has been created using Prismacolor colored pencils, Sakura Gel Pens, Jacquard Lumiere and Neopaque and Prismacolor markers. It has turquoise india ink blown across the surface as well.

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Long Beach Quilt Show

I spent the day at the Long Beach Quilt Show. The quilts were fabulous! The high point of the day was meeting Jamie Fingal at Make It University. She recently won the big prize at the Alliance for American Quilts competition about making new quilts from old designs with her zippered log cabin. Her trademark zippered quilts are

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Shifting Gears

Shifting Gears
Another one of the black and white doodles. It won't stay that way, I love color too much, but I did want you to see how much more complex my doodles are becoming. Stay tuned for more on this same subject.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Doodle on Colored Page

This doodle was done on a page provided by Traci Bautista. Isn't it colorful? I now need to create my own colored pages to use as backgrounds. I used Prismacolor pencils, some gel pens in purple and green and Pitt color pens. How fun! This online class continues to hold my interest.

Saturday, July 10, 2010

Doodles 7 in Color

This is Doodles 7 in color. I was really  happy with the result. What do you think?

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Decision Portraits by Susan Lenz UPDATE!!

Susan Lenz has posted an update on her Decisions Series (of which I am a subject). She has a new website, with much more information. Here is her blog info as well, She now has 100 finished pieces of which I am #27, listed as "For Science".


Personal Grounds, a solo show, at the City Gallery at Waterfront Park, 34 Prioleau Street in historic Charleston, SC. Sponsored by the Office of Cultural Affairs, Charleston, SC. Sept. 10 - October 10, 2010.

Reception: Friday, September 10 from 6 - 8 PM.

Featuring nearly 100 Decision Portraits, several mixed media works, and an installation of two-story, free motion machine embroidered chiffon banners. The is the gallery's exhibition for the annual MOJA Arts Festival.

Reprinted with permission of the artist, Susan Lenz.

Sunday, July 4, 2010

Another Cactus Doodle

This little drawing is a cactus. I think the lower right corner shows the essence of the cactus. I have to work on those spiny, pokey spikes.