All those backgrounds in progress needs an appliqué design (or two) before I consider them finished. I’ve been sketching on my tablet instead of paper this time. It’s fun having more options to make changes to try out different poses or hair styles. I’ve been focusing on outdoor adventures: fishing, sightseeing…. kayaking, hiking… whale watching, […]

Digital Collage Fun

I’ve been playing with photos of my tiny thread drawings – changing the color and adding adding digital collage elements. It’s fun to see the progression… …and it’s nice to create without making a mess sometimes. What have you been creating lately?

Around Here Lately

A week with friends visiting Alaska was seriously fun and just the break I needed. We hiked around lakes, biked around town, rode a tram up a mountain for a yummy lunch and of course took the always amazing wildlife cruise to see glaciers, whales, puffins and more. Despite massive amounts of sunscreen, I sunburned […]


I love doodling and I recently started a using a few apps on my phone to doodle. It’s so much fun. I start with a doodle and a bit of color in an app called Sketches – those are the bottom pictures shown here. I then add textures over my doodles and fiddle with colors […]