Artist Blog — studio helpers

Tuxie - the Tuxedo Studio Kitten

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You know... as I was posting the link for the blog post about Blazey, Tuxie jumped up on the desk, stayed there for a while. She was swooshing her tail across the desk as I was trying to type. She was waiting to have her picture on the blog too! Once I typed that I would have to get her picture up on the blog soon too, I instantly got the "look of approval" from the Tuxie.In case you don't know, Tuxie and Blazey are sisters and are the same age.I tried to take a picture now but although cute...

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Blazey - the Tuxedo Studio Kitten

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Well, I guess if you want to get technical about it, Blazey is bigger than a kitten, at a little bit over one year old.... but, she is still our little girl! :). Both her and Tuxie love to hang out in the studio. The windows that are a little bit high up (with window sills to boost), appeal to their love of climbing, but they also love to follow me around the house and hang out where I am.The other day I was resting in the studio. I had to try and get some thinking time in, was sort...

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Tuxie Playing a Game of Connect 4 With Us

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This is an older video, but I thought you might like it. Little tuxedo kitten Tuxie loves to play and Connect 4 is one game she really likes.

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An inside look at the studio

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My studio, is upstairs and downstairs.. and sometimes at my computer desk too. However, I have most of my art studio upstairs so I can try and stay organized with paints, brushes, canvases, inventory and more. During summer I often try to airbrush downstairs in the garage, but it gets way too cold in winter. So I have a special filter fan I put in the window when airbrushing upstairs. I must admit, there is sometimes more dog hair on the carpet then you can see in the pictures. Cleo is a cutie, but she is very fluffy and she...

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What made me become an artist?

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What made me become an artist?

My favorite thing to draw and paint is and has always been horses. As long as I can remember I love horses. In fact, I've seen pictures of my baby crib that my dad had made. It had a horse on it. Yes, really. I always liked to draw and paint, did a lot of drawing and doodling. My brother had books on art and I remember going to borrow his book on how to draw horses. I didn't really have any how to draw books that I can remember. I did have coloring books, and quite a few of...

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