Cover Appeal I love meandering through book stores and relishing in the visual smorgasbord of colors, images, fonts, and witty words crafted into titles, cover copy, and tantalizing taglines. If I’m lucky enough to land myself in a store with a built-in coffee shop, the scent of printed paper mixed with the waft of my… Continue reading The Birthing of a Beautiful Book Cover
A FAMILY WHO PAINTS TOGETHER, LOVES TOGETHER A funny thing happened the other night…my extended family gathered in my art studio to celebrate recent birthdays–namely, my mother’s 80th, Uncle Bob’s 70th, my 51st, some others in between, and all the way down to baby Joey’s 1st! Most in their right mind would consider this event risky… Continue reading A NEW KIND OF FAMILY FUN!
Ok, I admit it. I’ve been dragging my feet (never a good thing for a writer!) to be inspired with the perfect words for my first blog entry in quite a while. Instead, let me simply throw it out there that I am doing backflips and the Snoopy Happy Dance (as referred to by author… Continue reading
Amazing how summer vacation allows one to complete the incomplete. Finally, “Gracie’s Garden” is finished, inviting you to step into an unknown and unrealized place. Immerse in the surreal sky as cows graze, the weathervane’s horse gallops westward, and Gracie welcomes you into her whimsical world. A blank canvas will soon be propped on the… Continue reading A Place to Dream