Blossom gone to seed

Beautiful structure remains

Season at it’s end.

Art Prescription:  After several busy days working on landscape commissions, I felt the need to do something simple and soothing. My coneflowers have gone to seed and I find them so beautiful. Two simple tools, a pen and pencil. Peaceful.

Graphite and Pen on Bristol


Across the field, leaves

Barely move on a very

Hot end of July.

Art Prescription:  Pen and ink sketch on index card:

ICAD 2016 July 30

Yellow and NavySeventy degrees

Shorts and tees in December

Santa needs sunscreen!!

Art Prescription:  I’m not complaining as Finn and I had a lovely sunny walk (sort-of he is very interested in eating grass). However, “dashing through the snow” is highly unlikely this Christmas season.

Watercolor and pen and ink 8 x 10



Volunteer flower

Grows tall in my back-porch pots

Planted by the wind.

Art Prescription:  I love a surprise in my garden.

Index card with collage, pen and ink and colored pencil

ICAD 52 Garden

Pioneer people

Trail blazers, carving a path

Into the future!

Art Prescription:  Spent most of my day clearing a new path for horse-back riding! Beautiful day, and I can’t wait to bring Finn over to these beautiful woods.

Envelope art:

Envelope art trail blazers

Farrier at farm

Horses stand still for this man

Gentle pedicure.

Art Prescription:  Graphite sketch.

art journal farrier

Open studio

Warm, bright, space where I create

Welcome friends, neighbors!

Art Prescription:  Today was a cold, wet, rainy day! And my friends and neighbors still came out to celebrate my open studio with me. Thanks y’all!! For those of you who live a little far off…