Monday, December 30, 2013

ATC athon

 angels using gift wrap
 Im dreaming........
 The Ayes have it


more pages for my 
"greetings from the southwest" sketchbook

Wednesday, December 11, 2013


here are my 1sst few pages and the backcover for the sketchbook project,  The sketchbook will travel in a "book mobile' all over the southwest US. Then will be permanently be housed in the Brooklyn N.Y. library. and can be viewed on line as well.  See Jan. 2014 for rest of pages

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Remembering our Veterans

some ATCs "Remembering our Veterans"
Scouting Ahead
The Survivor
In Training
In Memory of....
Hup 2,3,4

Saturday, December 7, 2013

all bundled up for play

this waas a challenge on a daily drawing thread-

Sunday, December 1, 2013

Sketch Book Project-cover

my cover for the sketchbook project
this book along with thousands of others , will tour the nation-a project sponsored by the
Brooklyn NY library.   Each 2 page spread will have a colored pencil or collaged  postcard from some city in the southwest US, with attractions from that area

Thursday, November 28, 2013

wing book-winter-2

back side of the wings from the previous post
Sleepy farm

winter scenes for wing book

Im dreaming of a WARM  Christmas
Winter shadows
Pulling brother

Thursday, November 21, 2013

4 RR sets

these are al sets of 3, worked on by myself and 2 other artists
time on my hands
Dickens: I ask only to be free. The butterflies are free
and an irreverent romantic trio

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

tomatoes-shading exercise

The previous portrait drawing and this are challenges on a daily drawing thread on the ATCsforALL site. I will post as they are completed

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

pencil portrait

an attempt to duplicate a portrait

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

RRs & B heart

these are all round robin sets (worked on by 2 other artists and myself).  and another heart for the jar of hearts swap

Monday, October 21, 2013

lace hearts

al of thee hearts are for a trade in Jan. at ARTzona--Jar of Hearts

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

lace hearts

2 more hearts-1 with silvery beading

Friday, October 11, 2013

hearts & arches

a fabric heart-lace and tatting. 
2 watercolor 4x6  arches

Sunday, October 6, 2013

yoyo hrt and 1st arch

In Jan. there is a live gathering of ATCsforALL, right here in Ariz. We are having an "athon" to get started on some things to trade.
the arch is just papers and ribbon trim.  "You make my heart sing"
the other 2 pics are the front and back of a fabric heart _appx 2" X 3"- old piece from a yoyo quilt. The back is an old apron I tea dyed.  such fun

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

black butterfly

the last butterfly for my paint-a-thon

forgotten crops

this is a series of ATCs i did using an article from an old National GEographic . America;s forgotten crops