Sketches from Summer Travels

Sep 17, 2017 | Artwork, Travels

Blind contour drawings from the sketchbook I bought with me on our travels to the U.S. this August. We spent some time in on of my most favorite places, Block Island, RI., before a quick trip to California with my mom. I chose blind contour because I like the spontaneity and unpredictability of the lines ...

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Dutch Flowers

Sep 13, 2017 | Flowers, Inspiration, Travels

I verily happily found myself putting together a bouquet for a dear friend in Amsterdam recently. Choosing flowers for an arrangement is like picking a palette and brushes for a painting; the elements and instruments used to create a whole. On this particular day, I was inspired by still lifes of flowers by the Dutch ...

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Going Home

Dec 16, 2015 | Inspiration, Nature, Travels

  I’m not angling to turn this into a travel blog but I do have travel on my mind as I’ve done a lot of it over the past few months, so here we are again. Last week I talked about traveling to new places. That led me to think about another trip I’ve recently ...

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Japan

Have you ever traveled to a place that made you feel like you’ve been given a new set of eyes ?, Or which proved that sometimes things can actually be as beautiful as you thought they would be ? That’s how I felt when my husband and I spent two weeks in Japan this past ...

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Pink Roses in Prague

Oct 18, 2013 | Flowers, Palette, Travels

Prague is the city of Golem and Kafka. A place filled with dark, winding side streets, ancient cemeteries and gothic spires. I’ve been going there since I can remember but the place still retains an air of mystery and an enchanting gloom. It is also, however, a city of vibrant art and culture, where stunning ...

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