Friday, June 22, 2012

Happy 90th Birthday, Dad!

90 years!
What a treat and a privilege for me...
to have you hold my hand as I walked by your side
down life's pathways...
for most of them!
Happy, Happy Day, Dad...with love to you from me. :)

"If you are seeking creative ideas, go out walking.
Angels whisper to a man
when he
goes for a walk."
~Raymond Inmon

Saturday, June 16, 2012

The Long...

 ...and short of it...
Above are a few of the watercolored bookmarks I made
as art favors
for the 18 participants in my
Whimsical Watercolor Botanical Design class
Thursday, June 7th 2012
held in our local art club studio here in Arizona.
Click on any image to enlarge if you like...:)
 We worked on leaves in the morning ...

 ...then we all took a break for lunch and ice cream cones...
 ...and designed whimsical watercolor flowers in the afternoon. :)
My friends...Studio 2...and lots of smiles.

"Every child is an artist.
The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up."
~Pablo Picasso

Monday, June 4, 2012

"As Promised..."

..the final reveal of my 4 page watery green-blue spread
in Jen's rainbow themed Moly.
Please click on any image for better viewing...:)
In a spark of simultaneous serendipity
 as I posted this today
 (...just a bit after the noon time hour in
blazing hot Arizona...)
Jan is in flight crossing the Great Barrier Reef off the Australian
Next stop...for both this book and my girlfriend...
is New Zealand.
Both my art and my dear friend are really seeing
the world in all its glory.
Life is...
as it should be...:)

Sunday, June 3, 2012

Another Work In Progress...:)

Just a couple of peeks of my 4 page spread in Jen's
rainbow themed Moly.
My color was
This book is part of the international G8 Moleskine exchange
I am in over at Illustrated ATCs.
As of this past Saturday this book is
en route from the burning hot Arizona desert to
art studio of Elaine in New Zealand.
My dear friend Jan was also en route to NZ Saturday...
but due to a delayed flight out of Chicago...
her Qantas connection was missed!
She will try again tonight.
An adventure? or and Inconvenience?
Knowing will be a memorable adventure!
I wonder who will arrive first???
Please click on images for detail.
I will post the full reveal of the final pages
tomorrow...I Promise!

For Jan:
"An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered.
An inconvenience
is only an adventure wrongly considered."
G.K. Chesterton