Happy New Year!

Three years ago this week, I decided to start this page after discovering I had a little knack (and sole … More

First Day Home

Every time I work on a mother/child drawing, I admit, for a fleeting few moments, I think about the fact … More

Homegrown Memories

Many memories are tied to one’s home(s). I can remember specific details about each of the homes I’ve lived in; … More

All Faces Matter

All Faces Matter….to God and to me. One of my best buddies (Hey Ann!) visited me last month and we … More

Crewcuts

Another grandmother is very happy!   P.S. It was too much fun drawing this little crewcut! 😎

A Happy Heart 💕

I have been so blessed with, and by, this late-in-life ability (gift) to draw … it still leaves me in … More

A Horse is a Horse..

I never thought about drawing any thing but people portraits when I started doing portraits, however I received several pet … More

“Zoey”

Each time I am commissioned to do a dog portrait, by the time I am finished I want to run … More

Satisfaction

‘SATISFACTION’ is the word that I kept thinking of as I was drawing. I don’t know the story behind the … More

Simon of Cyrene

Happy Resurrection Day! This is the first time drawing faces from my mind rather than from a photo. I was … More

Wheel of Fortune!

Team Jan:  We Were Contestants on the Wheel of Fortune If I had any idea that a producer from the … More

More Siblings…More Fun!

This drawing was created from two separate photos. This isn’t always the easiest thing for me to do… positioning/direction can be … More

Lexi

The first of several Christmas orders has been delivered. Lexi lived 16 years with her ‘mom’. The main feature I … More

Coloring My World

After a couple years of drawing only in graphite I decided to venture into  the world of color…via color pencil. … More

New Levels

When I received the reference photo of this little girl I was intrigued because she looked so ethereal …. and … More

A Heart for Orphans

The biggest blessing for me in drawing portraits is that each one feels like I have partnered with the Creator … More

Casting Your Cares

I’ve been wanting to draw a daddy/daughter portrait for some time. I love drawing moms/grandmoms with their babes so I … More

The Ones Far Away

As you can probably tell by now, some of my favorite subjects to draw are those showing relationship; grandmother/mother child, … More

… But that HAIR!

A ‘seasoned’artist once told me that drawing a subject’s hair will often take longer than drawing the the face. In … More

Sweet Intensity

How fun it was to draw the sweet intensity in the baby’s eyes.   I wonder what she is thinking?

Who is Kitchen?

Last year I met a new artist friend, Kim Napier, in Nashville and over lunch we talked about painting, drawing, … More