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How dare life get in the way of my blogging! :P

For the LOVE o’ Mike… I truly DID sit down last week to start my new article. But, school was around the corner. Everyone needed to go to the mall. Scout meetings started. Errands galore.  We were down to one car between 3 drivers. And, then there’s a business plan to write …dear lord ….writing […]

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More than just pictures of flowers

Occasionally I hear this sort of remark about realistic art, “It’s a vase of flowers that looks real…they could have just taken a photo of it.” I could have taken a photo and framed it. But, I didn’t and I don’t. I do use photos as reference for artwork. But, each new piece is a […]

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The influence of George Stavrinos

When I was a teenager, I loved drawing fashion from magazines, but was still honing my skill. My high school art teacher introduced me to the incredible fashion illustration of George Stavrinos, whose work for Bergdorf Goodman was found within the pages of Vogue magazine. What an epiphany! His stunning fashion works of art, as they all […]

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Announcing My New Website!!

I am excited to announce the launch of my new web site: This new site will highlight my artwork, illustration and my new online shop. Illustration – current & prospective clients can view the illustration I have done in color and black line Fine art – gallery of my original award-winning artwork in colored pencil Portraiture […]

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Stay cool & fabulous!

Here in Connecticut, we’re at the end (supposedly) of a nasty heatwave and I hope everyone is staying as cool as possible. I am so fortunate to be in my relatively cool studio (in my bathing suit, of course, ready to jump in the pool at a moment’s notice). Here’s a cool little outfit I designed […]

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Fashion Illustration Article in the Examiner

I am honored to have one of my fashion illustrations featured in this great article by the incomparable Jeffrey Felner. It is amazing to see fashion illustration making such an incredible comeback in the 21st century.  xo  😀 Related Images:

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