Sorry she’s so late! She was busy shopping, what can I say? Happy November!
Finally, finally life can slow down just a little. I write these words having just returned hours ago from Vancouver following three intense weeks of capoeira which culminated Sunday in receiving my next belt. I feel good. I was exhausted and just breaths away from tears most of Saturday evening, but I’ve worked so hard […]
Get those bikini’s ready! Finally Calgary weather forecast is predicting a week of temperatures in the high twenties – meaning I may actually be able to go to work without a sweater over my cute outfit! It’s funny to look at this illustration almost a year after painting it – I was so proud of […]
Oh wow I blinked and nearly three weeks went by. Blog revelations be damned. Actually, this lovely lady fits in nicely. I’ve asked myself previously what my intent is with these fashion illustrations of mine. I would not consider myself a ‘fashionista’ of any sort. I am not looking to give anyone fashion advice. I […]
The weatherman promises it will finally get above zero today. He’s even gone so far as to say we will see 15 glorious degrees this weekend. Can you believe it? I am just so tired of my winter boots. And my big puffy winter coat. Do you plan your outfits for work the night before? […]
Well into February it is. Once we get out of this ‘minus teens’ phase I’m sure it’ll be great. For now here’s someone cute, sassy and neutral to keep the spirits up.
Good Morning! I was excited to get out of bed today. I had the mission upon rising to get into the study to paint a brand new girl. The motivation behind that? It’s been two years to the day since I painted my very first illustration. If you ever feel like you are stuck in […]
Hello internet world! Sorry for abandoning ship for nearly a month. It was needed and welcomed. In my quest not to let Christmas get stressful this year, I just stopped one day. Stopped blogging, stopped painting, I didn’t even finish a Christmas card. I walked out of my study and to be honest, waited until […]
Yes I had to. How many girls can insert that much attitude into a picture of them from behind? Hope the weekend was kind to everyone! Here we go again Monday…
Rihanna? Anybody? I’ll driiiiink to that, ya-ay yaaaa. Ahem. Does anyone else find it’s the week following a long weekend that just kills you? I’m lucky enough in my full time job to get an extra Monday off every two weeks and I have to be honest, the five day weeks I can plow through, […]
Drumroll please… The 2014 Calendar is FINALLY ready! Prepare yourself for a full year of my carefully crafted illustrations to brighten up your home, office, bedroom, daughter’s room, you name it and she is yours! A labour of love does not begin to describe my feelings for this one. I’m learning a little more each […]
Yet another day that I cannot brag that the calendar is ready! We are SO close! Everything is painted and has been touched up in photoshop. I’m on the last step of the calendar now, moving everything into InDesign to set up the layout for print. It’s trickier for me still because I’ve only used […]
Please let me just preface this post by saying…this is not the post I wanted to have for today. I wanted to triumphantly declare from the rooftops and any other surfaces I could perch myself atop of “The Calendar is READY!”. But. It’s. Not. So close though. So instead of the 2014 Design by […]
Hello. I don’t know about the rest of you, but my Instagram was blowing up all of last week with runway shots of the various shows for New York Fashion week. I learned a bit about myself – it’s that I am more drawn to the street style of the individuals going to watch the […]
Last week was a bit chilly and a venture out into the shops had visions of fall coming to mind. I started dreaming of mustard colored cardigans, and deep burgundy sweaters. The weather forecast for Saturday was supposed to be rainy and I don’t even think we were slated to hit 20 degrees. Then […]
Parade day! In spite of the devastation we pulled through and the crowds are already on their way down to celebrate as a city once again. I am wearing the only plaid shirt I own and carrying my cowboy hat, ready to wrestle my way into work as my building sits right on the parade […]