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33 Yogi Illustrations on the “Digital Continent”

Instagram Birthday Gift My series of Mind-Body-Spirit Drawings has been a great deal of fun to post to Instagram over the last year. Instagram is a fun social media tool because through the hashtag (#) function you can follow topics that interest you, not just people. This, in addition to the fact that it is …

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Image from the Rubble: Painting the Norcia Commission

Collecting Reference Material A year ago I wrote about the destruction waged by earthquakes in central Italy, and the effect it had on the Benedictine Monks of Norcia, whose community was founded on the birthplace of the Saint Benedict and his sister, Saint Scholastica. Last winter some friends of the Monks here in Northwest Ohio …

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Moments and Memories: Three Reasons I Love Painting Commissions

When I was a child I wanted to be an architect. I understood early on how built space shapes our human experience. I channel this love of architecture into my work painting commissions for collectors who desire to bring those experiences into their home. We all have specific places (outdoors, indoors, public, private…) that hold an important …

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Custom Painting: Creative Family Gift

I wanted to share this custom painting commission: a panoramic view of the family cottage. My brother-in-law commissioned this wonderfully creative gift for the entire family. It is a series of paintings of his (and my husband’s) parents’ summer cottage. He wanted something that each family – siblings and parets – could have to remember …

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