Category Archives: Portraits


Handmade Valentines

  In the third session of the intermediate watercolor class, we discussed the presence of the artist’s hand in their work. The handprint image listed below is from the Chauvet Cave in Southern France. It is considered to be the … Continue reading

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Ho! Ho! Ho!

My neighbor requested this ‘waving Santa.’ It was fun to make. The jigsaw gave my arm quite the workout. Laying the plywood was an instructional process for me. I hope to continue that layering element in my future work. About … Continue reading

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Penland- ceramics work

Some of the work completed at Penland, while taking the ceramics class with Israel Davis. The silhouette portrait is of an Old Salem interpreter making paste paper. The cups include: a Jonah inspired cup with handle (fired in a soda … Continue reading

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Portraits- 2011

Two self-portraits from 2011. One (with large tulips) is a nod to Jim Dine’s influence on my work. The second (with the wolf ) is based on Romans 6-8. Both feature watercolor and other media.

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