Wynken, Blynken, and Nod

This winter there was a new addition to the family in the form of a brand new nephew. I wanted to gift something he could enjoy through the years, so I painted this for his nursery. It’s based off the children’s poem Wynken, Blynken, and Nod.  And Nod. Wynken, Blynken, and Nod one night Sailed offContinue reading “Wynken, Blynken, and Nod”

Secret Santa Portrait Reveal

Finally! Today is the day! I can post this lovely portrait I did for the Sktchy app’s Secret Santa art exchange. I sent the piece off 2 weeks ago, but couldn’t post it until today to keep the surprise. We were provided a small piece of cardstock for the project.  I treated the cardstock theyContinue reading “Secret Santa Portrait Reveal”

Secret Santa Art Exchange!

As I’m sure I’ve mentioned in recent posts, I joined the SKTCHY app, and I’m digging it. It’s a great way to connect with other visual artists. I joined their Secret Santa art exchange this year. I just finished my piece, and I’m dropping it in the mail today. I really like how it turnedContinue reading “Secret Santa Art Exchange!”

Quick Live Drawing Session

It’s getting to be snuggle in your pj’s under a mound of blankets weather here on the east coast. I bundled up in a ridiculous Hello Kitty onesie tonight and drew a quick rendition of myself as Death the Endless. More drawing videos are on my Twitch channel- TWITCH.TV/UGLYSTEPSISTER

New Live Sketching on Twitch + New Painting

I have another live video creating a portrait sketch from the Sktchy app on my Twitch channel. Go to TWITCH.TV/UGLYSTEPSISTER to view it. Please watch and follow me there! My streaming art channel is just a fledgling now, but I have big plans in store! And here is an alcohol ink painting I started toContinue reading “New Live Sketching on Twitch + New Painting”

Thursday Night Portrait Session

Who worked an 11 hour shift at work, came home and did a live drawing session? THIS LADY. I’ve been getting a lot of inspiration from a new drawing app. Tonight I drew something based on an “inspiration” photo. Below is the finished product, along with a short  in process video. The full streaming videoContinue reading “Thursday Night Portrait Session”

Live Drawing on Twitch!

As I briefly mentioned in the last post, I started a Twitch channel. I added my first live drawing on Twitch. Below is the finished piece, “Flower Boy.” CLICK HERE to visit my Twitch channel.   I plan to develop my channel to include painting tutorials, giveaways, and live auctions. If you have a TwitchContinue reading “Live Drawing on Twitch!”

Summer’s Gone

“Cue to your face so forsaken  Crushed by the way that you cry  Cue to your face so forsaken  Say goodbye”  2 things to share with all of your in internetland. First off, there is just one more week for my artist scavenger hunt! If you don’t know what that’s all about, I have hiddenContinue reading “Summer’s Gone”

Poe Finds a New Home

One of my art jewelry pieces is off to a new home! The Poe headband features a E.A. Poe painting set in a lightweight silver cameo frame, and is mounted on a black sequined headband. You can see more of my art jewelry (and hand-painted coasters, original artwork, and prints) at my shop HERE.

Friday the 13th- May the Spooky Be With You

It’s Friday the 13th! Hail, hail all things spooky! Now on to a few recent drawings from my sketchbook. Click below to check them out. I have some exhibition news coming soon. Keep your eyes peeled on this site and my Facebook.