Saturday, September 15, 2007

Altered Book

Bird House I
Recycled textbook, papers, spine tape,
metal label holder, wing, nest, eggs,
pinecone, lumiere & watercolor paints. C. 2007
First in a series, this one of the South Carolina state bird, the Carolina Wren.

Saturday, June 9, 2007


Bat & Seaweed Fountain

Brookgreen Gardens in Murrells Inlet, SC, contains one of the most magnificent outdoor sculpture collections in the United States. In 1991, the opportunity arose to create pen and ink drawings for publication in the Brookgreen Newsletter. These are copies of the original pencil drawings.

Friday, June 8, 2007

Journal 26 again

Medium Experiments

Opaque paint markers over Karat Liqua.
C. 2002

Sunday, June 3, 2007

Travel Journal IV

Pen & ink
drawings with
colored pencil
and ephemera.
C. 2005

An amazing place to view animals, constant driving made drawing
on the spot impossible! Drawings completed later from photographs.

Saturday, June 2, 2007



Pegboard cover and back, brass
finding, Plexiglas interior pages
w/etched text, Coptic binding.
C. 2007

Experimentation with media---a
collaboration of materials
in book form. Cover and
Plexiglas cut on bandsaw, waxed linen thread sewn in Coptic
stitch as binding. Frosted Plexi w/clear text.

Sunday, May 27, 2007

Journal 31 II

art journal pages, May Flowers I & II

Pen & ink drawings, with watercolor enhancement.
Text in Study II done with gel pen; metal label.

Studies of flowers blooming during the month of May, embellished
with imaginary frames. Study I contains
various colored roses,
Christmas Cactus stem & twigs
from Golden Tree. Study II is Day
Lilies, house fern & Chrysanthemums.

Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Travel Journal III

Pen & ink drawings enhanced w/colored pencil.
C. 2004