Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Christmas card idea

I'm playing with ideas for my family's Christmas card. I've usually done a collage but am thinking about a painting this year.

Friday, November 25, 2011

Illustration Friday - round

This is what came into my mind with the prompt "round". It strikes me as another image in search of a story like this one. Did the dog eat too much Thanksgiving dinner? Maybe they're trying out for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade. What do you think?

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Party Pears recipe

I just submitted this recipe to the Eat Pretty contest they are having at They Draw and Cook for healthy holiday recipes. I made it the other night and it's wonderfully tasty. You would swear there has to be sugar in there but there isn't.

Friday, November 18, 2011

Illustration Friday - vanity

I'm not sure this really counts as vanity. A girl has to check how she looks before heading out!

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Spring morning

What's this little girl's story? I know it's spring and that the day ahead of her is full of possibilities, but beyond that I'm not sure. She just appeared demanding to be painted at the open window of a house with a mansard roof. Maybe she'll show up again later with a bit more of her story.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Fire and Ice

Two paper collage landscapes. Sometimes it's fun just to play with color.

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Illustration Friday - silent

I'm not sure why they have to be silent, but it's obviously important. I was experimenting with a slightly looser use of watercolor than my usual here.

Saturday, November 5, 2011

Illustration Friday - stripes

Just in case anyone was worried about the little boy who was afraid of scary noises in the night (here) I decided to show him having woken in the morning with no more worries (and of course still wearing his striped pajamas).

Thursday, November 3, 2011

uTales launches

uTales, a children's online book store, just launched. My story, A Garden Tale, is available for download at uTales.com and for the next two weeks you can have free unlimited access to the stories on the site when you sign up. Search for my story by the title. If you have an iPhone or an iPad you can download their free app and get stories your kids can read on the go.