Category Archives: Artist By-the-Sea

“PATTERN IDEAS” – Handmade book filled with sketches

“PATTERN IDEAS” – Small handmade books filled with tiny magazine photos with sketches of the patterns these photos inspire.  Creating this project has inspired me to sketch almost nonstop and it’s wonderful inspiration for future designs in my art.  I also love that this project can be done on a clipboard on my lap and is very portable to enable me to sketch on the road!

LA JOLLA LANDSCAPES & SUNSETS – Handmade book with photos

LOVELY & BREATHTAKING LA JOLLA LANDSCAPES & SUNSETS – Moments of beauty that is unforgettable & leaves us in awe.  Handmade book with my photos. 


“PEN PLAY” at San Diego calligraphy group was such fun!  We were given all the materials, created pen stroke calligraphic animals, practiced the NEULAND alphabet and a few other fun things.  I decorated my folder with a calligraphic lion and vintage postage stamps.