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Friday, August 25, 2017

friday field trip (from the sketchbook).

mount holly, vermont
24 august 2017

Friday, August 04, 2017

friday field trip (from the sketchbook)

emeryville, california
31 july 2017

Thursday, July 20, 2017

à la française.

my france sketchbook on porcelain will be out this fall !

Monday, June 26, 2017

from rome with love . . .

i sent myself this postcard from rome. 

looking forward to receiving it !

Friday, June 23, 2017

friday field trip (from the sketchbook).

rome, italy
17 june 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

my happy place.

my sketchbook, a cocktail, snacks, overlooking the mediterranean sea.


Wednesday, June 14, 2017


i was AMAZED at how well these beautiful students took to sketching and painting. some of them claim they had never even drawn before, which only reinforces my belief that we were ALL born artists. sometimes we just need a little push and encouragement to get things going.

such a satisfying day.

Friday, June 02, 2017

friday filed trip (from the sketchbook).

29 may 2017
emeryville, california

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

my book has launched !

my new book France: Inspiration du Jour” (chronicle books) was released today ! the book is a peak inside my actual sketchbooks during sojourns in france: a compilation of sketches, photos, and musings. you will learn what inspires and amuses me. i never intended for anyone to ever look through my sketchbooks (let alone publish them) so it’s kind of a funny feeling . . . but a good exercise and lesson in overcoming my shyness.

you are invited to my studio for the launch party and book signing event. there will be plenty of macarons, rosé, and lots of goodies for mama’s day ! . . .

and you will get a free french rock with each book purchase (while supply lasts).

i hope you come by to say bonjour !

may 13th
927 parker street (@ 8th) 
berkeley, ca 

Friday, March 17, 2017

friday field trip (from the sketchbook).

emeryville, california
17 march 2017 


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

friday field trip (from the sketchbook).

mount holly, vermont
august 2016