Category Archives: sketchbook

Ghouls and Goblins

All Saints Day

I made these images several years ago but they are still some of my favorite goblins.

A Family AffairMasked ManPunkinThe QueenSpidermanLittle WitchWait for Me!


Pocket Garden


Some good news and bad news.

Which do you want first? Okay, fine…

Good news: The weather was perfect last weekend for the Old Town Art Fair in Chicago. I had a beautiful corner spot in a charming neighborhood, the sun was shining and the crowds were enormous.

Bad news: Because of the aforementioned crowds I didn’t have time to see much of the garden tour that I told you about last week. As is often the case at a really busy show, I was only able to see what was in the route between my booth and the bathroom. Luckily that did include one lovely little garden that I can share with you.

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Ghosts, Goblins and Ghouls

Happy Halloween!




Little Marauders

Hope your Halloween or Dia de los Muertos was fantastic and you received more treats than tricks!


What was your most memorable costume?

I love your cans

Thanks to everyone that came out to the Love Rust show last week. What a great time! Our neighborhood, Columbus Park, is the best, isn’t it!?


I had so much fun sharing images from my photographic sketchbook, and sharing everything I learned at Hallmark about photographing flowers, that I thought I would share some more with you. These are some of my favorites of the ubiquitous jalapeno cans in Guanajuato, Mexico that were outside of the scope of the Love Rust show. Continue reading »