Sunshine and Moonshine Set

Simple line drawings that I intended to be tattoo designs, these turned out much larger than I thought they would! A radiant sunshine emerges from behind clouds, while a crescent moon shines in the sky. Each print measures 6" x 6". In the photo, each is matted and framed in an 8" x 8" frame.

Golden Escort Envelopes

    Beautiful navy blue gouache on mini metallic envelopes spell out names of guests for an escort display at an October wedding in Tucson. Custom mixed color, all calligraphy by hand! Loved working on this one. Each escort envelope features the guests' names, handwritten with a pointed flexible nib. Inside each envelope is a white … Continue reading Golden Escort Envelopes

Death is Nothing At All

The poem is from the perspective of the deceased, a comforting reminder of all the ways they never truly leave us.

Pumpkin Trio

Ohhhh I looooove pumpkins!! I love the character of their shape, the twist in the stem of each one, and how wide they are but how narrow and shapely each section is. This is a watercolor of a trio of them for a client. Glad she loves pumpkins as much as I do!   Prints … Continue reading Pumpkin Trio

Lovegrove Wedding Certificate

What a treat it was to add the names to this wedding document! This was written in sumi ink with a Hunt 101 pointed flexible nib. Pete Lovegrove has the honor of officiating his son's wedding this coming February. Many years of happiness to the newlyweds.

Medieval Themed Graduation Gift

The inspiration for this gift was a replica of a suit of armor in the recipient's office. His parents brought me a photo of him in his office, seated next to the replica. They asked me for something that would include a bible passage they chose and an angel wing in each corner. The couple also wanted likenesses of their son and … Continue reading Medieval Themed Graduation Gift

Watercolor Dr. Seuss Exerpt

An inspirational commission to soothe a broken heart. This original watercolor served as a reminder that we are never so alone as we feel, complete with truffula trees to remind us of where we came from. Leave it to Dr. Seuss to convey such a grounding message in such whimsical and memorable language. I chose … Continue reading Watercolor Dr. Seuss Exerpt

College Graduation Invitations

This was a calligraphy project completed in May 2016. The client, Chris Laria, graduated from the University of Arizona with a Master's of Science in Planning. He asked for his name and degree to be lettered into each invitation to the graduation ceremony and the celebration afterward. The gothic script used for the lower case letters is called Textura Quadrata and is … Continue reading College Graduation Invitations