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.”

Holidays. Abraham Lincoln. Stubborness.

“Yesss signed and numbered! A retirement investment” That’s right. For anyone who did not understand why there was a little #/100 on the bottom of their card: it is there to pretty much seal up the deal that you have a limited edition card from me.  While I will not go as far as toContinue reading “Holidays. Abraham Lincoln. Stubborness.”

Tis the season to be jolly

Tis the season to be jolly Fa la la la la.  la la.  la.  la.   (I sang it in my head a few times, the la’s should be accurate) For the past few years, I have sent a SamSketches holiday card to family and friends.  I started this because I remember watching for theContinue reading “Tis the season to be jolly”

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.”

Portrait Sketches 2012

For the entire month of December I have spent my time, well a good deal of it anyway, penciling away at peoples’ faces. I kept track of my tally of commissions on a “per head” basis, the total tally ending in 26 heads, which is a lot of heads to be milling about at inContinue reading “Portrait Sketches 2012”