Latest Work…”Paratrooper Father”…

Recently I had the privilege to draw for a friend a picture of her father that had just passed away. He was a Paratrooper in the Korean War. A father…a husband and so much more. Assignments like these touch my soul beyond words. I also see how much it means for family members to have “one more picture” of their loved one. It is a task I take seriously and with much joy too as I know that God is in it.

Here was the process from beginning to end. Colored pencils and charcoal. Enjoy XO13680632_10154003515679317_134029925914628523_n13895393_10154003515709317_6962881160904314678_n13886857_10154003515649317_8616874276098752857_n13907005_10154003515624317_7282668145035317992_n13903415_10154003513054317_5600282264613909444_n

Little Edith…

I sold this drawing to Jane Asher Antiques last week. I did it back in ’09 for therapy. I am so happy she has a good home! 18×24, charcoal/pencil. If you are an artist, you know that some pieces are hard to let go (and some you have to right away!). Jane was making a “doll” section in her antique store and I happened to think she might like it for that. (I was right) πŸ™‚

The Chief…

The Chief…

My grandmother always collected Indian relics back in Tulsa, Oklahoma. I was always told that I was also part Cherokee. As a very young child I was babysat by an Indian family by the last name of “McIntosh”. They were … Continue reading