18″ x 26″ Walking the dog in the evening. Light filters through a cherry tree, shining bright patches on the petals strewn along the path. Pausing, I reflect on the blessings of the day, including the beautiful sight before me.
Creation abounds with beauty to inspire us at every turn. Inspiration for these pieces have come from a variety of sources, a drawing I did, photos from a walk, memories of a trip.
Zebras’ stripe patterns are as unique as fingerprints. That uniqueness inspired this quilt. My artwork starts with visual patterns and textures. Undoubtedly that’s what made him so appealing to create and gave him a personality all his own. The sparkle in his eye existed before I added the first shiny stitch. I am particularly pleased […]
The rain that falls today is the same water that has fallen since the dawn of time. It is recycled through the water cycle, never losing or adding a drop. It refreshes the Earth, cleans the air and waters the plants. In this piece, I have created the kind of rain that fascinates us by […]
Hot Springs National Park has an annual Tulip Extravaganza, which inspired this piece. I can vividly imagine it having spent Easter at Keukenhof in The Netherlands years ago during tulip season. Tulips in full bloom create a riot of color and velvety texture. Tulips shimmer and shine. They almost invite you to come closer, […]
Pronghorn became important to my husband and me when we went on a cross country trip to celebrate our third wedding anniversary. We were stopped by traffic jam…of pronghorn in a national park. I didn’t realize what a rare experience we were having, but my husband did. The pronghorn we saw were so lively and […]