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Monday, March 13, 2017

sketch with me . . .

here is a peek inside some of my travel sketchbooks. i am so excited to be teaching a workshop in SICILY this june.  i will be sharing my approach to sketching and watercolor painting and i KNOW i can make a sketcher out of you ! diva and i are planning a very magical slow art retreat and there are just a few more early bird special prices available. for more info, go HERE.

Friday, February 10, 2017

sketch with me in SICILY !

i am VERY EXCITED to announce a workshop that i will be giving in SICILY ! my good friend diva is putting together a slow art retreat on a beautiful island in sicily. i will give a workshop on my approach to sketching and watercolor painting and we will each fill up our own travel sketchbook. NO drawing experience needed. i will prove to you that ANYONE can draw . . . even YOU ! it’s going to be an inspiring week of fun and magic. (you can follow my quick daily sketch practice here).

see the details HERE.
(space is limited) 

Saturday, October 29, 2016

all aboard . . .

a very sweet train station in chaozhou.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

we visited a LOT of really beautiful factories in china. here are just a few scenes . . . 

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

choo chooooo . . .

i love train rides. especially when passing through scenic countrysides . . . 

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

chinese laundry.

Monday, October 24, 2016

oodles of noodles.


Sunday, October 23, 2016

high in taipei.

my morning view.

Thursday, October 20, 2016


off to china for a few weeks of work/fun. here we are landing in taipei, taiwan.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

sneak peek.

here is a SUPER sneak peek at the spine of my upcoming book, FRANCE: inspiration du jour.

i’ll be able to show you the full frontal VERY soon. stay tuned . . . 

(chronicle books)

Thursday, August 18, 2016

inspiration du jour.

exactly ONE year ago on this desk in vermont, i began working on my next book, France: inspiration du jour, and today, on same said desk, i am reviewing the FINAL photo galleys. i love this full circle. we also just finalized the book cover which i am SO excited about . . . it took three months and a lot of determination to get it just right. i can’t wait to share it with you. stay tuned . . .

Monday, August 08, 2016


eight years ago on 8-8-8, i married this man.

if i knew then what i know now, i wouldn’t have changed a thing.