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New Year, New Series

The past couple of years in my art practice have been a little bit all over the place.  From a commission project gone horribly wrong (that took up the better part of 6 months that I would really just like to forget), some commissions that went very right, a coloring book project, to some flirtations… More

 
Spotlight: David Bookbinder

For most of 2016, I was hard at work on my first adult coloring book, ‘52 (more) Flower Mandalas’. I met my collaborator, David Bookbinder, through a friend, who knew he was looking for an artist to illustrate his second coloring book project and suggested me. This is not typically the kind… More

 
A Case for the Day Job

The other day I had a doctor appointment at a practice where I am a new patient, so I had to fill out stacks and stacks of paperwork before I could be seen. There is always that line on these forms where it says, ‘occupation’. I always pause at this block, and wonder what I should put…do… More

 
MATS Home Decor class

2016 seems to be the year I step out of my comfort zone and try (and learn) new things. In February I took a pattern design workshop, and right now I’m in the final week of a very intense 5-week course focusing on designing products for the home décor market (kind of a life-long dream for… More

 
Patterns, Patterns, Patterns!

As you might gather from looking at my work, I love patterns. I’m kind of obsessed with them, actually. My work is heavily influenced by pattern: textile design, patterns in nature, patterns on just about anything. Even in how I decorate my home and how I dress, I can’t resist a good pattern… More