Fish illustration and some thoughts in no particular order and why I give up…

Why is it that when you really like someone you get all crazy and can’t contain yourself and blurt out the wrong things and repeat yourself, asking the same questions over and over from sheer excitement because you do indeed like the man. These last few months have been nothing but extraordinary for me and […]

Happy Mother’s Day – wreath of joy drawing

Just a quick note to say happy mother’s mother’s day to my mom. I love you! xoxo I drew this wreath late last year with a Pilot G-tec C4 pen inside a Fabriano Quadrato journal. Last week, I added in some vibrant colour using Prismacolor Verithin coloured pencils and a few highlights with a white […]

Saying thank you to my internet art supply and book angels

Today, to my surprise I received a delightful box from Charles Smith in the mail. A few months ago he had written to ask if there were any art supplies that I needed as he was traveling to Japan where art supplies are cheap and plentiful as opposed to here in Eastern Canada. After numerous […]

O is for owl no.1 and no.2 – OMG more ACEO cuteness!

More cuteness for you! These owls are appearing much larger on screen than they are in real life. they are full of whimsical detail and would look wonderful matted and framed into an 8×10 inch frame. Each O is for owl ACEO is created with Faber Castel Pitt Artist Pens, Pilot Hi tec C pens, […]

Portrait Commission – Angela

Here we have a portrait that I was commissioned to do of my friend, Joshua Hamilton’s wife. I’m pretty happy with how it turned out. The final size of the portrait is 10 by 10 inches and it was created with Winsor & Newton watercolour, Prismacolor coloured pencils, Pilot hi tec C pens and Faber […]

Handwriting is a lost art form or why I’m glad I learned to dot my I’s and cross my T’s

So, I hand write letters to people and post them in the mail and rarely seem to receive a letter in return. And that’s OK. Perhaps, I’m one of the last hand writers left on earth. My grandmother used to write me back though. But she passed away a couple of years ago. Her handwriting […]

ACEO drawings for the upcoming Saint John Gallery Hop Show and yes, I’m dating someone special

The Saint John Gallery Hop is fast approaching and I have been busy working on new pieces for the miniature ACEO group show being held at the Klausen Art Gallery. I thought I’d share with you some progress shots to illustrate how many of the illustrations I create begin. All of these drawings are created […]