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, […]
October 30, 2016
Red-Wing Blackbird

Red-Winged Blackbird Marker Illustration

It was fun to practice a bird illustration with my Copic Markers.  This is a Red-Winged Black bird hunched down on top of a Sorghum plant. […]
September 21, 2016

Copic Colors with Flowers

Super favorite subject to draw and color render with Copic Markers.  I enjoy capturing the flavor of each different flower as I draw them and add […]
September 6, 2016

Cone Flower and Copic Markers

It was fun to add color to my cone flower line drawing using Copic markers.  My goal was to mix several different color markers to create […]
August 3, 2016

Copic Marker Color Flowers

Always enjoy working with a series of similar subjects.  Here are a pair of Copic Marker rendered flower  images.  I find that my drawing and rendering […]
July 27, 2016

Flower Sketches using Conte Crayons

Super busy time for me so I quickly sketched fresh flowers that I got at the Black Mountain tailgate farmers’ market from the Urban Farm Girl […]
July 21, 2016

Monarch and Milkweed Copic Marker Illustration

Love my opportunity to create illustrations for the Plough & Pantry magazine, which is a Farm-to-table living in the mountains and the foothills publication.  This illustration […]
July 8, 2016

World Watercolor Month with Orange Kitties

Celebrating World Watercolor Month with a couple of orange cat images.  Just cleaned out a file box with watercolor images that I did several years ago.  […]
June 22, 2016

Learning Philosophies

Check out this information on learning philosophies!  I am appreciating that it is set up perfectly for visual learners! The back ground color groupings, graphic images, […]
June 8, 2016

Copic Marker Interior Rendering

Here is a finished in class demonstration that I did from my summer marker class.  Below are the first two steps that I used in a […]
May 23, 2016

Practicing Cylinder Line Drawing

Practicing is one of the key aspects of improving your drawing skills.  The core skill for me that needs practice is drawing cylinders.  I like to […]
May 4, 2016

Humming Bird with Columbine Illustration

Great to be part of the Plough & Pantry magazine team. This time I was challenged to include a Ruby-Throated Humming bird in my image that […]
April 28, 2016

Sunflower Copic Coloring

Just love using sunflowers as my inspiration for flower drawings.  As I was rendering, it was fun to work on getting the leaves to have a […]
April 18, 2016

Beach House Marker Rendering

I was attracted to the architectural design of this beach front home and placement of the palm trees.  The image was drawn in my sketch book […]
March 19, 2016

One-Point Perspective Interior Sketch

Super full teaching schedule this spring at the college.  One of my favorite classes is the Interior Design Drawing class that uses my perspective book.  So […]
March 5, 2016

My Art Stuff

Art supplies are so fun for me. Brad has a wonderful blog that I enjoy following and this is his latest post.
February 4, 2016

Student Art Guide and One Point Perspective Drawing

Excited to find one of my illustrations in the Student Art Guide blog article called “One Point Perspective Drawing: The Ultimate Guide”.  Here is the description […]
January 28, 2016

Fun with Copic Marker Pansies

Had a great time using pansies as my inspiration for this color illustration.  This flower reminds me of smiling faces.  After drawing the image, I used […]
January 4, 2016

Sipp Published Marker Illustrations

Super excited to have two illustrations published in the Plough to Pantry Winter 2016/Vol.1 Issue 4 magazine.  This is a farm-to-table living magazine focused on the […]
January 1, 2016

2015 in review

Happy New Year!  A big shout out to each of you for playing around with me this year in the blog world!  It is so fun […]
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