Sunflowers: Suncatcher

Sunflowers: Suncatcher

This floral drawing is the second in a series of Sunflowers I created from a Monotype.  I used the ghost of my first print to create this hand pulled print.  A ghost is a second printing of an image but in this case I painted the flower back in.  I used a very loose...
Sunflower: Basking in the Sun

Sunflower: Basking in the Sun

There is something about Sunflowers that inspire me.  Recently viewing some images of these flowers, I decided the next time I created Monotypes I would create a Sunflower. This is the first of two Sunflower designs I created by painting on a plate and printing. This...
Weimaraner: Vegas the Lucky Rescue Dog

Weimaraner: Vegas the Lucky Rescue Dog

In addition to being an animal artist, I am a wine journalist. An important aspect of many wineries is the winery dog.  Because I have an affinity for both wine and dogs, I love to draw these winery dogs. Dracaena Wines, a winery located in Paso Robles, known for the...
Black Labrador Retriever: Easy Does It

Black Labrador Retriever: Easy Does It

The adoring eyes on this Black Labrador Retriever were the enticement to create my latest drawing.  Each artist captures the essence of a dog in different ways and for me it is the eyes that grab me.  For many people, a dog speaks to them through the eyes.   This...
Toy Fox Terrier: Dobby

Toy Fox Terrier: Dobby

I had a lot of fun drawing this cutey.  A commissioned dog portrait of a Toy Fox Terrier, who loves to cross his paws as evidenced in this drawing.  It is funny how some pet portraits come more easily; this was one of those that just spoke to me. Dobby’s owners...
Piggly: Rescue Dog

Piggly: Rescue Dog

This commissioned Pet Portrait is of a rescue dog named Piggly.  I donated a dog portrait to the California Wildlife Center and Piggly’s owners were the winning bid. Unfortunately Piggly found her forever home for only a few months.  An illness took her to the...

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