August 26, 2018

Celosia Illustration with Copic Markers

My friend brought me a Celosia Hot Topic Pink plant as a gift.  She challenged me to do a drawing of the plant.  I created the […]
August 23, 2018

Spring Daffodils

  I am crazy about flowers and It is so fun in the spring when the daffodils are in bloom.  They cheer up the landscape and […]
August 19, 2018

Coopers Hawk

  Enjoyed an early morning bird walk with Simon Thompson from Venture Birding Tours on Saturday.  Terrific to get his insight on the different birds, their […]
August 19, 2018

Oven Bird Illustration

  I found an Oven Bird on the trail by our house that seemed to be in shock.  I took a couple of snap shots before […]
August 19, 2018

Female Cardinal Holiday Image

Just catching up with my blog posts In the December issue of The Laurel of Asheville for Carol Howard’s article, I created an illustration which include […]
August 19, 2018

Emily Dickinson Garden Illustration

Great to be working with Carol Howard creating illustrations for her Literary Garden in The Laurel of Asheville magazine.  The focus of the article was on […]
January 15, 2018

Jasmine Image & Essential Oil for Uplifting Your Mood

This year my goal is to draw flowers and plants that are used for essential oils. This is an extension of my love for flowers and […]
January 4, 2018

Cardinal and Ovenbird Nature Illustrations

Here are two more bird illustrations that are part of my new series of birds that live around me.  The top one is a female Cardinal. […]
December 6, 2017

Blue-Gray Gnatcatcher Illustration

I am starting a new series of bird illustrations that live in my neighborhood.  This is the Blue-Gray Gnatcatcher which is a tiny, long-tailed bird with […]
November 24, 2017

Hand Drawn Montreat Center Hiking Trail Map

This summer I started hand drawing trail maps of hikes that I have taken.  This map is a part of the Montreat Conference Center & College […]
November 13, 2017

Pumpkin Illustration Vintage Inspired

I am fortunate to have the opportunity to create an illustration every month in magazine The Laurel of Asheville,  for Carol Howard’s articles who is the literary gardener.  […]
November 1, 2017

Spotted Wintergreen Illustration

This is a wildflower Illustration that I created using a Sharpie Pen and Copic markers.  The Spotted Wintergreen (Chimaphila maculata) is a actually a perennial evergreen herb […]
October 27, 2017

Yellow Lady Slipper Orchid

  I am enjoying illustrating wildflowers using my Copic Markers to add color. This is a wild orchid called the Yellow Lady Slipper.  They are found […]
October 6, 2017

Kale Illustration Copic Markers

Excited to have my copic marker illustration published in The Laurel of Asheville October 2017 issue.  Check out their website.
July 11, 2017

Wedding Table Illustration

Great opportunity to create an illustration for the February issue of The Laurel of Asheville Magazine focused on weddings.  I was teamed up with the writer […]
February 1, 2017

Drawing a Mug with Perspective Instructions Video

Here is a 10-minute video that I created for my perspective drawing course this semester that is using the Exploring Perspective Hand Drawing book.  It has […]
January 26, 2017

Bird Sketchbook Journal

Happy New Year!  This year I am challenging myself to create a sketchbook journal with drawings of birds that I am seeing in my area.  I […]
January 10, 2017
Winter Birds

Carolina Chickadee and Junco Illustration

Enjoyed creating my holiday card this year with two North Carolina mountain winter birds, the Carolina Chickadee and the Dark-Eyed Junco.  It is fun to have […]
November 16, 2016

Interior Sketch One Point Perspective

One of the great things about teaching a perspective class is getting the opportunity to practice drawing an interior space.  The image above is a visual […]
November 10, 2016

The Imperfect Three Pear Illustration

This past weekend I was inspired to do a quick color illustration with three pears came home from the grocery store.  Love that the size, color, […]
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