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Pages 8/14/10

These are some cute little clay circles I painted with underglazes. Getting ready to fix the paints in the kiln. Once they are fixed, I’ll glaze them and refire. These were alot of fun to make. My vision is to adhere ring backs to them and make some cute girlie muse rings. A super power […]

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Pages 07/22/10

More pics of my stuff at Itty Bitty. Grabbed these from the shop’s FB fan page.

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Pages 07/10/10

I worked on some ceramic tile magnets last night while watching TV. These small items are perfect to work on when I want to chill, but feel like doodling. The size is about 1.75 X 1.75. They’ll need to be glazed and fired.

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Pages 06/26/10

Here are the set of 6 illustrations for the Seafood Festival website and print material. I am so glad I am done as it was a pretty large job. I am now recovering from a bad case of arm strain and carpal tunnel! lol.

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Pages 06/23/10

Here’s the logo for the Pittsburg Seafood Festival I just sent out to the client for approval. Art is colored with pencil crayons and washed with odorless turpentine. It’s been awhile since I’ve used this technique as there seems to be more interest in the patterned ink illustrations I’m doing right now. I forgot how […]

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Pages 06/18/10

This is the revised sketch for the Pittsburg Seafood Festival logo I am creating for this year’s celebration. It incorporates a lot of elements from the downtown area and specific items from the festival. Just waiting for approval before I do the final drawing and color it. Then the type will need to be added. […]

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Pages 06/06/10

A couple of my pieces displayed at OVCAG’s The Language of Clay exhibit at the Olive Hyde Gallery. For more info about the show click here. For more photos of the show click here. Here’s a great article about the show which is published in the Tri-City Voice newspaper.

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Pages 05/29/10

4 more Copic ATC doodles just completed. I’m going to work on a line of illustrations for note cards (Celebrate, Thanks etc.) Celebrate is the first.

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Pages 05/20/10

Here’s my final illustration for the San Joaquin County Fair on one of the covers of the publications. It’s cool to see it complete with all the type on it.

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Pages 05/15/10

Three more ATCs done with a Copic marker (brush end). Colorized with watercolor.

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Pages 05/08/10

I am making progress on the illustration. I have all the painting in. I’ve been working on it most of the morning while watching Wife Swap and Most Haunted. (Love that trash TV. *lol*) Now have to go back and build up the color in some places and add all the highlights and accents. The […]

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Pages 05/05/10

4 more new ATCs done with Copic markers and watercolor.

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Pages 05/04/10

Here’s my in-progress illustration for the San Joaquin County Fair for a friend of mine. I have all the lines inked in and ready to paint. There’s room for a masthead at the top and once painted and scanned the Fair logo and other info will be dropped in in Photoshop. I always scan at […]

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I had to turn on moderation on messages due to some very annoying spammers. Sorry guys. Spammers suck.

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Pages 04/03/10

I got a couple Copic markers recently and I was playing around with the brush end of them. (The Copic markers have two ends, one soft and fluid like a brush and the other chiseled and hard.) I like the way the brush allows a thick and thin line depending on how much pressure you […]

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Pages 03/05/10

Here’s a set of ATCs I recently finished. All are finally colored in. Pictured are a couple journal cards, some new skellies and a flaming heart. All ATCs are drawn with ink and then colored with watercolors.

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Pages 02/21/10

Found these pics of my stuff at Itty Bitty Boutique on their Facebook page.

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Pages 01/24/10

Just listed a Day of the Dead skull ATC on eBay. This is a hand colored linoleum block print. I carved the block, printed it and then went back in with watercolors.

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Pages 01/16/10

A Way to Use Old Christmas Cards in Your ArtworkI recently took down a stack of Christmas cards. There are so many neat papers, foils and textures on the cards I hate to throw them away. Every year I go through each card and trim off the prettiest parts of the cards and throw them […]

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Pages 01/09/10

First post of the year. I’ve been busy, what can I say. 🙂 These are a couple photos of my work that is in a gallery boutique in Campbell, CA. I’ve been there about a month and stopping over tomorrow to restock. There are alot of great artists displaying. From glass, to cards and jewelry. […]

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Pages 11/19/08

Here’s my table display from the recent pottery sale I was in. It was a lot of fun and I actually SOLD a few things. lol.

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Pages 10/24/09

Hi guys! I hope everyone isn’t completely sick of me asking to vote for my card! *LOL* (Apologies if I am.) If you have a sec and you think this piece is cool – I sure would appreciate a vote. 🙂 Please vote! Click here to vote for my entry Follow Up 11/19/09 – Hey! […]

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Pages 10/10/09

A final batch of Day of the Dead hand painted ceramic skulls. They were ALOT of work, but worth it. It’s so cool to see them all together. To the left are a few covered with glaze waiting to be fired. Next week I’ll get them into the kiln. My November show and sale is […]

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Pages 10/07/09

These are my ceramic pendants finally packaged. I am really pleased with the final overall packaging. I ended up making my own packaging backing and painted them and cut them myself. I think I still might stamp the outside boxes to add even more to the design.

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Pages 08/15/09

This is my messy art table out in the living room. My husband suggested I get this table one day when we were at Michael’s. He thought it might be a good thing to get all my art stuff off the coffee table. 😉 So, this is what I do in the evenings while we […]

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