A wish of peace and warm toes this holiday season.

“Peace. It does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble, or hard work. It means to be in the midst of those things and still be calm in your heart.” I am really not quite sure how it has become that time of year again, but oh boy hasContinue reading “A wish of peace and warm toes this holiday season.”

SamSketches: A 2016 Calendar

For the third year running, there will be a SamSketches calendar. It is my hope for this third year that it will be gracing even more homes than its predecessors. The pieces selected, for the most part (not going to lie and say every single one), were done so with a special meaning behind each monthContinue reading “SamSketches: A 2016 Calendar”

From Quick Sketch to Gallery Wall

I am the owner of many, many scraps of paper: whether they be stuck into a sketchbook, on my dining room table, my purse, my back pack, my messenger bag, my other purse (yes, it has been mentioned to me I have quite a few bags), my closet, my night stand, my dresser, and finallyContinue reading “From Quick Sketch to Gallery Wall”

SamSketches: A 2015 Calendar

Now Available It was last year around this time, that I came up with a Christmas gift idea for my older sister, Sylvia.  After a fun filled evening (as usual) with her in which we joked about how horrible she is with remembering dates, I decided to create for her a personalized calendar to supply herContinue reading “SamSketches: A 2015 Calendar”

#SamSketches: a coloring book

Most of the digital work I do is used for, well, digital media and it is not often that I get to see what the art looks like on paper.  It is even rarer that I get the opportunity to see an abundant amount of it all printed together, side-by-side.  And so last night, whenContinue reading “#SamSketches: a coloring book”

Art by the Falls.

Okay, so I have been posting pictures pertaining to getting ready for a show for a while now. It may seem like a long while for some. But I have yet to give out all the technical info of it. SO HERE IT GOES: date: Saturday May 17th ( rain date May 18th — ::fingerscrossed::Continue reading “Art by the Falls.”

Current Project. #WIP

As usual, as soon as one project is finished I have another one (or two) lined up. This one actually has been a little bit of a current addiction that has distracted me from my painting obligations… oops. BUT progress is progress and as long as everything is done by their due dates, no oneContinue reading “Current Project. #WIP”

The Green Notebook needs an #upgrade.

As much as I am a part of and an appreciator of the digital world, as much as I am one of those people with my smartphone constantly at my side, a monitor from a computer never too far from where I am; there’s something about that glow that cannot possibly give me the sameContinue reading “The Green Notebook needs an #upgrade.”

At Long Last.

  So after many, many (many) outtakes at creating my second ePub file for the latest edition of On Being Smee. The second chapter is finally available!! A third book will be following soon after – now that I’ve got the coding down and am more than half way thru the illustration process. I willContinue reading “At Long Last.”

Peace. Love. Cookies.

It’s that time of year again! Yes, that’s right — forget the actual holidays, my new card is out and going into the mail once the snow and ice allow me to get to the post office.  This limited edition print includes warm holiday greetings from yours truly and my fancy schmancy signature inside, withContinue reading “Peace. Love. Cookies.”