Thursday, August 25, 2011

Dr. Sketchy's Dolly Berlin

Life drawings from August 22nd, Dr Sketchy's Toronto Session 84 with Dolly Berlin! I was so sad to miss sessions 78-83.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Cantata Singers 2011-2012 brochure

Here is a new choir illustration for the Cantata Singers of Ottawa season brochure. This is the fourth piece in a series of brochures for the choir that is done in this style, and my fifth season working with Michael Zaugg and his amazing choir!

Dr. Sketchy's Mahogany Storm

I'm a little behind with my posts. I was busy getting married! Here are a few from July 4th, Dr Sketchy's Toronto, Session 77 - Mahogany Storm.

Wednesday, June 15, 2011


I made some beet and fennel salad last week, from a recipe a neighbour gave me. Yum!

Also, you should watch this. Or, you should watch this again.

Baby in stripes

Babies are the easiest way for me to get back into painting after a break! Here's little Nev.

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Goodbye to an old friend

The best dog in the universe passed away yesterday. Goodbye Pip, I'll miss you.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Dixit Dominus

New work for the Cantata Singers of Ottawa, for their spring concert. Originally the second piece in the performance was going to be Vivaldi's Spring - that, and the Baroque aspects of Handel, inspired my sketch for this concert.

Monday, March 21, 2011

Stabat Mater II

New work for the Cantata Singers of Ottawa. The concert focuses on Mary's sadness after the death of Jesus, but I was able to draw from the women of the protests in Egypt for inspiration.

Here is the sketch:

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Corporate Portraits

Oh my, it's been a long time since my last post! Here are some portraits I recently completed for a corporate blog. They needed to work at a very small size as blogger avatars. I like how they turned out.

Tuesday, January 4, 2011


A dog portrait of Renegade, commissioned by my brother as a Christmas present for his mother in law. Renegade passed away last year and is greatly missed.