Here is an ink drawing of a cat that is up for adoption with the ASPCA. A local nonprofit asked selected artists to create a portrait of an animal available for adoption. Whomever adopts this gray and white feline will also get a portrait of the same animal. Here I drew the cat in ink, using Micron black pen. I used Prismacolor colored pencils to add color to the eyes. I may add a bit more ink for detail,but overall this piece is done and it needs to get to the gallery to be in display with the other works. Enjoy!
This is a recent piece that I created using pipe cleaners for a juried show entitled “Define: Color” It was not granted into the show unfortunately, but the gallery curator loved it! (they had a guest juror).
This dress was created for a local art show about the history of the building, now turned into artist studios, but once a shirt factory. My grandmother worked in this building a long time ago, so it holds some special meaning to me. I chose recycled materials, and created this dress out of brown packing paper and newspaper. The dress was created on a very old dress form that my grandmother found at a garage sale. This is currently on exhibit at The Shirt Factory Gallery until September 27, 2014.
For whatever reason, I cannot find pictures of the dress that I took before bringing it to the gallery, of course. If I find them I will post them. This is the picture at the gallery, which doesn’t show a whole lot of detail.
So a lot of the work that I show on here is related to Zentangles, but what you don’t know about me is that I enjoy creating A LOT of types of artwork. Here is a monotype that I created while participating in a workshop at a local art gallery. I used cheesecloth, the handle of a paint brush, Q-tips, and squares of cardboard to create this piece. It’s about 8 x10 in size. I haven’t worked in this medium for quite some time, but it felt really good to play around again. Enjoy!