Commissioned Christmas Card: Watercolor, Colored Pencil

Merry Christmas! Below is the painting that I made for my aunt’s annual Christmas card. It is a portrait of two new family dogs. I painted this piece in quite a hurry using watercolors and colored pencils. It is impossible to get a photograph of two dogs looking in the same direction, both with a Read more about Commissioned Christmas Card: Watercolor, Colored Pencil[…]

Crafty Christmas Wrap and Handmade Cards

I can’t believe its almost Christmas!! Where did this month go? Where are all the months going!? I blame the lack of blog updates on my job and blossoming social life. It’s been a great year, but I certainly don’t have as much free-time to craft as I used to. Fortunately the winter holidays come Read more about Crafty Christmas Wrap and Handmade Cards[…]

Custom Christmas Card

Here is a commission that I finished some time ago for a custom Christmas greeting card. This portrait of a house was done in watercolors on cold press paper. As always, I worked from a photograph. Starting with a sketch, I refined the drawing and transferred it onto my watercolor block with tracing paper and Read more about Custom Christmas Card[…]

Holiday Ornaments

I recently finished making two cute and cozy holiday ornaments out of vegetable tanned leather. They were hand cut, carved, and painted using a waterproof acrylic ink. I modeled the ornaments after cliche vintage christmas sweaters, to give them an extra warm an cozy visual appeal.   The ornaments are strung on a hemp cord Read more about Holiday Ornaments[…]

Black Friday Sale in Etsy Shop

Hey readers! If you are looking for some unique gifts to get the cosplayer, geek, or art enthusiast in your life, I will be having a Black Friday sale in my Etsy Shop! Starting Friday, Nov 23rd at Midnight, Enter the code “Turkey” to receive 20% off any item in the shop! The sale will run all weekend Read more about Black Friday Sale in Etsy Shop[…]

A Reindeer Painting to Welcome This Winter Weather

Ah, the first snowfall of the season! Who would have thought that it would be such a major storm? As I sit under the threat of loosing my power at any moment, I would like to get in a blog post while I still can. I have for you today, a recently completed painting of Read more about A Reindeer Painting to Welcome This Winter Weather[…]