Portfolio

Here is a portfolio displaying a few examples of original art by me.  Prints of these artworks are available in my shop section of this site.  Many originals are available for purchase as well as any illustration from the children's books and graphic novels displayed in the store and Blog section.

Ben's Chickens

This piece is an 8x10 watercolor given to my friend who owns an egg farm.  Prints are available for sale in the store.

Year of the Rat

2020 Chinese Lunar Year animal.  Original is

colored pencil and collage.  Greeting cards and 8x10

prints available in store.

California Quail and Peach

This is a colorful design in acrylic paint.  The original is available for sale as well as prints in various sizes.  The original is 8x10 and set in a rustic handmade frame.

Sam's Green Heron

The original of this  green heron is a watercolor painted for my niece for Christmas 2019.  Prints available in the shop.

Salmon and Chandelier    2015-2020

This is a collage made from scrapbook paper.  The original is available for sale as well as an assortment of prints.  See store.

Birthday Girl

This was the invitation design I did for my 50th birthday.  It's a self portrait in ink, charcoal and collage.  Cards and prints available.

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Special Delivery Griffin

The original of this creation is in colored pencil.  It was a commission made for use as a baby shower invitation.  Prints for sale.

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Sly Seductress

The original of this art was done for an advertising for a line of my jewelry in 2010.  It is acrylic paint. Prints available in store.

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Walkies for Alvie

This is a watercolor portrait of my own dog.  It depicts an animated sort of caricature.

Chanel Dans Chanel

This portrait is of a friend's dearly departed fur baby.  Her name was Chanel, I painted her in a famous Chanel portrait.  Watercolor.

Libra

This is one of a series of designs I created for greeting cards.  Prints are available as well as cards.  Each of this zodiac series features illustrations collaged with local Santa Cruz county photos.  The other eleven are displayed in the store.

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Mickelson

This is one of a series of 4, with more coming.  These are golf stars rendered in charcoal against photo backgrounds of the Boulder Creek Golf Course. Prints are available in the store.

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Bushtit

This is one of my native California bird series.  The originals are ink and watercolor.  Small sized prints available in the store, they come framed.

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Santa Cruz Mountains Lion

The original of this creation is watercolor.  Prints can be purchased through the shop.

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Steely Dan

We have steelhead salmon in the river in our backyard.  Every year my husband Mark and I name them, this one was named for the rock band.  I painted this in watercolor for Mark for Christmas 2014.  

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Mr. P

This pet portrait was painted for my sister in law for her wedding. It's her dog Parker in a Frank Sinatra suit.  Watercolor.

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Prey For Rain

This is a collage of art paper and ink drawing, rendered for the short story of the same title.  2021.  Readable in the Blog section.

Halloween Cat-astrophe

This illustration in colored pencil was created for the Halloween short story of the same title, 2021.  Read the story in the Blog section.

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The Covid Gremlin

This illustration in colored pencil was created for the Halloween short story of the same title, 2021.  Read the story in the Blog section.  Rendered in ink and colored pencil.

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Waterson Wakes

This is a charcoal sketch which is the illustration for the short horror story of the same title.  2021.  Read the story is the Blog section.

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Leo

This greeting card design is a collage of original colored pencil characters and photographs.  All zodiac signs found in the Store section.

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Persimmon and Crow

This painting in watercolor and acrylic paints was created for my 2010 Christmas card design.

Cards and prints available in store.

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Rabbit's Totem

This intricate design is rendered in Sharpie markers.  It is the illustration for the short story of the same title found for your reading pleasure in the Blog section.

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Deer Me

Acrylic painting, early 1990s.

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Through A Shattered Window

This illustration for the story of the same name is rendered in charcoal. 2021.  Read the story in the Blog section.

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Spring Flowers For a Toad

This illustration for the short story is ink and watercolor.  March 2021.  This happens to be my first short story ever,  readable in my Blog section.

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Oliver Flosses      

This is an illustration done in colored pencil segments then collaged together.  It is for a children's book called Animal Gangs (2021).  Prints not available.

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Scarlet Ratt, 2021

Logo used for business cards, letterheads, etc....

Copywritten, copies not permitted.

This is done in ink and colored pencil.  

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Year of the Pig

This is my first Chinese Zodiac card design, this one being the animal for 2019.  Rendered in colored pencil and collaged with art paper.

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No Pink Puppies

An illustration for a children's story by Laura Sidsworth called Spoiled Pink.  In colored pencil.  Copies not permitted.

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Untitled

This is an ink and colored pencil illustration for a children's graphic novel currently in the works.  Prints not available

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Untitled

This is an ink and colored pencil illustration for a children's graphic novel currently in the works.  Prints not available