Tag Archives: Children’s books

The Rooster and the Jewel

There once was a fine red rooster who was searching the barnyard for a snack. As he strutted around the plump pretty hens a bright object caught his eye. “Oh my, what have we here?” Then gazing at it this way and that, he … Continue reading

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Garden party!

Our wee Schnauzer with his pals, enjoying Summer.

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the Colliope’s sound

Remembering the smell of the paints, the morning light. Always so many reasons not to paint, but walking into the studio first thing does help focus the day. Wet oils reflecting the light, reminding me to paint.

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Happy Ground Hog Day!

Hello from Punxsutawney Phil’s second cousin Pegleg, wishing you all a Happy Day!

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“flying” Squirrels

Aloft in their hot-air balloons the Squirrels float high above.

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Daisy and Mr. Derby

Here’s a sketch of two new characters from a story I’m working on. It’s working title is”Along Elfin Shores” and is set in the southern California landscape along Sunset Cliffs, Ocean Beach, Solana Beach and of course Balboa Park.

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Christmas Cheer!

I‘m here painting away on a fun mural in the Dr. Seuss Room at the Old Globe Theater in Balboa Park. Working with Carole Payette and Adam Bernard made this project a very fun and quick one. My love of Dr. … Continue reading

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