Category Archives: San Francisco

hot air balloon

This weekend we went to Napa Valley, north of San Francisco, to go up in a hot air balloon. We waited in the pre-dawn for the balloons to be lit and the baskets prepared, and nervously readied for the ride. … Continue reading

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Jack London Park

This week I visited the Jack London State Historic Park near Sonoma. It was a beautiful day spent wandering along green paths and poking around in the museum and cottage. I went to the museum first, admiring all the artifacts … Continue reading

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women’s march

I want to share my love and support for everyone who is out this weekend marching, all over the world, showing that they care, about equality, diversity, and inclusion, and most especially about the future of the planet itself. We … Continue reading

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women who draw

I’m very proud to be a part of the women who draw website, an open directory of female professional freelance illustrators, artists and cartoonists. It was created by a group of women artists in an effort to increase¬†the visibility of … Continue reading

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osechi

Hope the year has started out well for you all. We had our Japanese New Year osechi meal at home…and I made extra so we could have it again with a different set of friends…Hope this year will be bountiful!

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happy new year!

We took a few days off during the holidays to have a little road trip down the coast to Capitola by the sea……and then on to Pinnacles National Park. I spent time sketching, walking and thinking about my goals for … Continue reading

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holidays

Hope everyone is enjoying their between-Christmas-and-New-Year break! Here’s a picture of the cake my dad made and that I carried back to San Francisco to enjoy…Stay cosy!

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Caution May Be Hot

I made two pieces for this show of paper cup art in San Francisco. The brief was to turn this ordinary object into a work of art, and artists from all over the US were invited to participate.I tried to … Continue reading

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open studios 2016

Yes, it’s that time again! I’ll be showing prints at my workshop in Dogpatch, San Francisco, as part of the City’s ArtSpan openstudio weekends. I’ll be showing a selection of framed works, ready to hang:…and a variety of new unframed … Continue reading

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nursery mural

I recently painted a fun mural for a friend’s nursery. I was asked for simple scenes with friendly animals, in muted colours, that would work for a girl or a boy. I started with sketches of various combinations of animals … Continue reading

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