Sunday, December 24, 2006

We're enjoying
our holiday vacations in the States visiting family.
I'll be posting pics of our trip here.
Hope you all have a beautiful
Christmas full of love and in good company.
Big hug!

Museum of Modern Art in Fort Worth, Texas.
Thank you for all the
beautiful comments and
best wishes :o)

Tuesday, December 19, 2006

For Hailey

Click on the image to see it BIGGER :o)A Christmas gift for my sister's little girl Hailey.
It's a wall border design for her room.
Watercolor on paper.
I've been busy, busy, busy
making stuff for Christmas!
I hope I've inspired you
to make some handmade goodness
for your loved ones.

Big hug to everyone that visits!



Christmas present
for Lisbeth, she collects pigs :o)

Lupi is made out of wool felt with embroidery.
You can find the template
and "how to" here.


Monday, December 18, 2006

C'est fini!

You can see the completed project here.
The bear was definitely
our favorite :o)

Saturday, December 16, 2006

Window Art cont...

I'm done with window#2...tomorrow: window #3, a polar bear.
Those paper snowflakes are real easy to make,
you can find a very good tutorial
on how to make them here.
From Martha Stewart Kids Magazine HOLIDAY 2002

Winking Owl

Another winter illo for the collection ;o)
Nut brown Windsor & Newton ink on Fabriano Watercolor paper.

ONE year!

Thank you all for a wonderful year of blogging,
it's been a pleasure to share with you!
BIG BIG hug!

Friday, December 15, 2006

Window Art

This post by Design*Sponge just blew me away and got me so inspired that I got some plastic sandbasted 3M film that my hubby had left over from one of his remodel projects and made this hansome deer to decorate our studio/classroom window.
View from the outside of our studio/classroom

View from the inside.

Illustration Friday: HELP

Watercolor and ink on paper.

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Thursday, December 14, 2006

More Christmassy goodness

Green button wreath inspired
by this loveliness by Pixiegenne

My son Daniel and I made a snow globe this week. I had the perfect jar!
The little house inside is a polymer clay house I made
based on a beautiful drawing made by my son Israel when he was 4.
You can fin instructions on how to make a snow globe here.

I made this embroidered felt gingerbread family
as a gift for my friend Mariana that makes
the BEST gingerbread cookies ever!


Tuesday, December 12, 2006

Oldie but goodie

I was going through some of my old jurnals today
and thought this drawing was worth sharing.
It's an ink drawing of Valparaiso, Chile
I made back in 1993.If you want to see an amazing night shot of Valparaiso
click here

Monday, December 11, 2006

Keeping busy

A nifty little cover for my beloved sewing machine
with a wool felt birdie to keep me company.
It looks like my sewing machine has a poncho..heehee.
A detailed look at my embroidered little friend.


Sunday, December 10, 2006

The Christmas Song game

I have been tagged by Doug for the Christmas Song game.
I am to list 5 of my favorite Christmas songs and then tag 5 others to do the same.

My FAVORITE Christmas songs:

1. Carol of the Bells
2. Good King Wenceslas
3. The Christmas Song
4. Joy to the World
5. Hark! the Herald Angels Sing

I'm taggin':

1. Alina Chau
2. Amy Zaleski
3. Rrrramone
4. Teresa Sheeley
5. Fernanda Guedes

Friday, December 08, 2006

Illustration Friday: MASK

In keeping with my latest love of all things snowy.
This little masked bandido was made today
with watercolor on paper.
I added my handwriting
in the backround digitally.

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Thursday, December 07, 2006

Decking the halls!

Christmas decor in our classroom/studio.
Soft trees were made with the pattern from
Little Birds Handmade blog.

Tuesday, December 05, 2006

Winter bliss

I'm going through a "snowy illo" phase...
Watercolor and ink on paper

Monday, December 04, 2006

It's been a while...

...since I posted one of my journal pages.
I'm doing a bit of collage these days and using the stamps I carved out.


Line drawings

My latest line drawings... "Fuchsias" and "Sunflower"

Friday, December 01, 2006


I can say with certainty
that my color combo of coice is
orange/turquoise-blue :o)

Illustration Friday: MIGHT

Something a bit different today,
a bit goofy & quick but fun :o)
Ink drawing and digital.