Friday, February 28, 2014


and a beautiful blue-eyed fawn in progress. so in love with this one that I *really* don't think that sharing will kill the love :)

Thursday, February 27, 2014

the ugly duckling phase...

unfortunately, all paintings seem to go through them. it's quite alarming, really.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014


hah! usually sharing a WIP kills the idea, so I really try not to share them too much, but this creepiness seems to be proceeding well enough :)

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

just an idea, at this point....

but I've been wanting to paint this thing ever since Naomi got it, and playing with the flash-lighting idea seemed like it'd be a good time to break out "Squishy"

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Lemon and Vanilla

3 1/2"x5 1/2"
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If you're wondering where the whole halo Thing is coming from..... I have no idea either, I'm just rolling with it! Same with the blue light-distortion around the cupcake itself.

Although at least the latter is actually visible....

Friday, February 21, 2014

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Shades of White

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I wanted to share these two together, since they're a similar theme and I painted them side by side.... funny how that sort of thing works out sometimes!

Blue Halo

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My Naomi, my little muse.... in something that might be a bit creepy :)

Tuesday, February 18, 2014


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Sometimes the hardest part of a painting is deciding what on earth to call it! Goodness.... I just fell in love with the light :)

Monday, February 17, 2014

Beaver Skull

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Just painting something familiar. It's been incredibly strange around here lately, so I guess I'm painting a skull to stead myself :)

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Early Iris

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Hoping that springtime and warmer weather will be here soon. Also thinking I should plant some irises of my own this year!

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Fawn at Dusk

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A little fawn, caught on the trailcam just as night has finished falling- the light of the flash reflecting on bright eyes, horns all soft and velvety. Something magical.

Friday, February 14, 2014


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I will be out at Steel String Brewery with my paintings tonight if you want to come and have a beer with me! Yay!

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Little Clown

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Still experimenting with my little dailies :)
And very much trapped in the house. Geez, I wish my truck wasn't stuck in the ditch.... and that it was springtime. Springtime would be AWESOME.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014


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Something pretty, to take my mind off the psycho Snowpocalypse thing. My truck is in a ditch and will most likely stay there till Monday when we can get a tow truck on site, and I won't be able to do the Carrboro Art Walk at Steel String Brewery on Friday like I wanted to....
But I am home, and warm, and we still have electricity, and that's a lot to be grateful for. Love y'all/

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Eggplant and Halo

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Having some fun with this idea. Also really, really missing summertime.

Monday, February 10, 2014

Dandelion and Halo

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So this is.... different. And very interesting. And a lesson in why I love the whole daily painting Thing- it encourages experimentation!

Sunday, February 9, 2014


private collection

I love this painting so much! My little muse, and so much mystery....

Saturday, February 8, 2014

Portrait of Albie Mahone


Check this gentleman out! I dropped him off at Steel String Brewery in Carrboro today when I picked up Revelation to get her to her new home....
If you're interested in this painting you can email me at . He is $400, but I am NOT planning on shipping something this size (USPS shipping becomes extremely expensive past 24") so we'll need to be able to meet up to get him to you :)

Friday, February 7, 2014

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Glowbird II


Last night I dreamed about little phosphorescent birds, and definitely wanted to explore that idea!

Glowbird I


Tuesday, February 4, 2014

all set up at Steel String Brewery!

and I will be there for Carrboro's second Friday this month- on Valentine's day! Having nummy beer with great people, lots of fun :)

Sunday, February 2, 2014

Doom in the Deep

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Yep, I went there. Tolkien for the win, especially when naming robot goldfish paintings :)