It’s mid-winter, and the world is full of hush. Mother gnome skis with her little woven satchel filled with willow bark, elderberries, tea, and syrups to treat the sick animals of the woods, and little gnome-lings who are ill. (watercolor & pencil)
Mama mouse baking blackberry pies in acorn caps…cozy and warm in her little den with young mouse-ling… (watercolor, pencil)
Winter Color- rosehips, horse nettles, mountain ash berries, and wild clematis. Black-capped chickadee center. (watercolor, pencil)
Celebrating Solstice and New Year’s…ringing in 2018 with dreams and resolutions!!!
Finished, though I cropped the edges. There will be prints for sale with the entire image, this is a bit of a sneak peek! (Watercolor, pen & ink, pencil, gold ink)
Hand stitched gnome, an uncle getting a bit tipsy in the corner of gnome house on tiny bottles filled with real whiskey!!
Where I create…
And made these little guys….new characters on the block… (watercolor, pencil)
“Welcome” calligraphied in Gaelic. Encircled by sea campion, harebells, blackberry brambles, and tea and nests all speak of home in Ireland earlier this summer. September 2017. (watercolor, gold ink, pencil)
Detail of calligraphy “Failte”/ Welcome
close up sea campion, nest, etc.
The story of Grainne, a Celtic princess, betrothed to Fionne–
& Diarmuid- a soldier in Fionne’s army whom she fell in love with. Ahhh, Irish folklore! My sketch, summer 2017
Nature study on Aran Islands, blackberry brambles, summer 2017 (pencil, watercolor, pen & ink)
Dream of Luna Moth (gold ink, watercolor, pencil, pen & ink)
My casual summer show at a friend’s house summer 2017.
Handmade Little Witch with her morel mushrooms June 2017.
Hand-painted dustpan for child’s play area.
Illustrations for new children’s book- knitting stories, Summer 2016
Casting on and changing colors
At the loom!! September 2014
Enrolled in a weaving and dyeing class this semester! Excited as we are learning about warp and weft techniques, inlay & brocade, doubleweave, and pattern making!!!
Weaving Brocade and Inlay, wool, cotton and silk yarns, September 2014
close-up brocade work
Wedding invitation Napa Valley, March 2014
“Spring Mother”, watercolor & colored pencils &
Wet-felted heart valentine, February 2014
“Traditional Sami Mother & Child”, pencil & watercolors, January 2014
“Willow & woodpile, Grandma Dorothy’s house” watercolor and pencil, December 2013
“My Grandmother” pencil, December 2013
“Pussywillow Wreath”, watercolors and pen & ink, January 2014
“Poppies” watercolor, 2013
“Girl” watercolor pencils, October 2013
“Mrs.Turban Squash” colored pencils, October 2013
“Untitled” pen and ink, December 2012
“Reindeer Fairy” pen and ink, December 2012
Sketch for “The Giant” watercolor pencils & pencil, December 2012