I really couldn't help thinking, as I sat down before the blank canvas, "Well I may have to start over, but I'll try it anyway." I mean, I've been making art for about 20 years. And I tell you, I thought, "I wonder if Van Gogh thought that about his work." If he had that … Continue reading “Have I Told You Lately” Wall Hanging
When my client, Jennifer, came to me with the idea of this piece for her nephew's bedroom, I already had these letters floating around in my head. The alphabet is called Lombardic and lends itself to wonderful illustration and ornamentation. These letters are entirely drawn, line by line. Some letters are based on the shape … Continue reading “Mountains” Wall Hanging For Nursery
Couple Brad and Ana came to me with dreams, a sweet sketch of an art piece, and an 8" x 10" picture frame for their son who is graduating with a Master's of Art in Administration from Grand Canyon University. They brought a photo of him to me with the inspiration for this project: a suit of … Continue reading Medieval Themed Graduation Gift
I was honored to letter the invitations for this graduation celebration. The graduate, Chris, earned his Master's of Science in Planning at the University of Arizona. Chris and his wife purchased invitations from the university, which came slotted with a small card for the graduate fill in their name and degree. The cards were promptly recycled and I set to … Continue reading College Graduation Invitations
It's one thing to have an idea, a dream, but becomes something more when people tell you to pursue it.