Thursday, April 10, 2014


The theme for this week on is SURIVAL.  I don't think there's much chance for survival for this dragonfly.  This was created with paints, inks, and collage papers.

Saturday, March 1, 2014


The theme for this week on is Voice.  I painted this with acrylics and inks for a picture book dummy I'm preparing for the Houston SCBWI Conference.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014


This weeks topic for
is Search.  This illustration was created with newspaper and magazine clippings, tissue paper, a metal washer, foil, some grid sticky tape I found in the garage (what that is for, I have no idea!), paint, ink, and charcoal.  This guy is searching for trash, much like I had to do for this illustration.  You can find more of my trashy illustrations at

Monday, January 13, 2014


After Giuseppe Castellano's tweet about posting sketches on your website, I updated mine today.

These are sketches of fellow artists and local people who model for us at our Woodlands Art League life-drawing groups.

Thursday, January 9, 2014

The Woodlands Waterway Series

These three pieces will hang at Hubbell and Hudson on The Waterway in the Woodlands Texas during the month of January.  They are created from found papers, paints ,charcoal, and ink.

Saturday, December 14, 2013


This is my entry for the SCBWI Tomie DePaola illustration contest. I used notebook paper, a coffee stirrer stick, fabric, and scraps of watercolor paper for this illustration of the poem "Sneeze." Just goes to show you don't need fancy, expensive materials to make art.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013


The theme is "underwater" at
I used inks, paints and tissue paper in this sea turtle painting.   Rubbing alcohol was dropped in areas of wet paint to create the background effects. 
The texture on the sea turtle was created with bubble wrap that was painted and printed on the tissue paper.