Notes from the artist's desk

  • Thankful

    Reflecting on the past year and news on the upcoming Early Black Friday Sale.
  • Something Beautiful: The Making of a Collection, Part IV

    It was finally time to put brush to paper... in the midst of commissions, releasing a notecard collection and teaching some watercolor workshops, m...
  • Something Beautiful: The Making of a Collection, Part III

    I knew early on that I wanted to use vintage frames for this collection. I've always had a thing for the unique design and patina of old frames. I ...
  • Something Beautiful, The Making of a Collection, Part II

    (read part I of the series here) I mentioned in my last post that this collection grew out of a longing for beauty and a lost opportunity to live ...
  • Something Beautiful: The Making of a Collection, Part I

    The beginning of this collection started as a longing... A longing to be someplace beautiful, a longing to... reside in beauty. Not just to visit a...
  • Simple Summer Panzanella

    Ok. This recipe is a bit of a cheater. Panzanella is a traditional Tuscan bread salad made with crusty artisan bread, fresh tomatoes and herbs, oli...
  • English Countryside

    The inspiration behind my original watercolor painting, 'English Countryside'.
  • April Wrap-Up

    It is officially, gloriously my favorite season in Mississippi.  Springtime in the mid-South may not last long but it's perfect while it's here. ...
  • My Favorite Products for Watercolor Newbies

    If you're brand new to painting with watercolors, first of all- welcome! There is so much to love about watercolors- the unpredictability of the pi...
  • One year ago...

    It occurred to me that my website is making its' official debut almost a year to the day of my state's official lockdown.  March 12, 2020: my moth...