Friday, December 14, 2007

Christmas Bird Flourish

Merry Christmas to all my blog friends. This bird was done on cardstock with Bleedproof White and gouache.

Sunday, November 4, 2007

Illumination Class

This was my favourite piece from the illumination class. I have been gilding and painting ever since. More images to come.

Illumination Class

This was one of the rabbits I painted in class.

Illumination Flora and Fauna class

Last Sunday I had the opportunity to study illumination techiques with Debbie Thompson Wilson. This was our first project of the morning.

Zentangle Dragonfly

This zentangle® became a dragonfly. The possibilities are endless.

Zentangle Holly

In response to the Byhand artist discussion, I am posting two images of Zentangles® I did in 2004 after their lauch at an Iampeth convention. They are done quickly and much like flourishing, begin to take on a life of their own. It is a very relaxing and meditative exercise. You can learn more about them at

Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Website coming soon!

I am working on getting my website ready. It should be up soon. In the meantime, I hope you enjoy my blog and I will try to get more images up here as well.

Recent flourish

Bleedproof white and Twinkling H20's on cardstock

Sunday, July 29, 2007

Thank You Note

Dr. Martin's Bleedproof White, Twinkling H20's and Prismacolor on Crane's stationary.

Tuesday, July 3, 2007

Offhand Flourish

McCaffery Ivory Ink and Twinkling H20's

Friday, June 22, 2007

For Tina

McCaffery's Ivory, and Gouache on cardstock

Thursday, June 14, 2007

Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Monday, June 11, 2007

Saturday, June 9, 2007

Prismacolor Flourish

Adding some colored pencil to offhand flourishing.

Sumi Bird Flourish

This was done with Sumi Moon Palace Ink. I was trying the ink out to see how it reacted to offhand flourishing.

Offhand Flourish

A recent bird flourish I was working on.

Illuminated Initial

This letter was done last weekend at Fieldcote Museum in a class taught by Debbie Thompson Wilson. Several of the Hamilton Calligraphy Guild members attended.