Pillow Buddies Tutorial!

Last week, I took part in Etsy’s worldwide craft party. The theme of the event was “crafting for community.” In other words, using craft to make the world a better place. I am not much of a crafter, but I am a Red Cross volunteer, which gave me the idea to make pillows for injured U.S. service members hospitalized here in Germany at Landstuhl Regional Medical … Continue reading Pillow Buddies Tutorial!

Mementos of Past Loves

This painting is my idea of a wry visual joke, a parody of a cultural phenomenon. Much of my work revolves around personal connections to people as represented by objects. Even when I am painting images of antique figures recovered from estate sales, I spend a great deal of time thinking about the people who owned them. We have many objects in our lives. Some … Continue reading Mementos of Past Loves