New Jewellery Adventure!

Saturday 29 January is the launch date of the first earring collection (many more coming later this year). Just go to my Etsy shop. Click here..  

Trixie Richardson

Trixie Richardson Ah, the mysterious Trixie Richardson. with her black bob and kohl rimmed eyes, will we ever know the true story behind them? These photos are from around 1925. She was right in style, very thin, for the flapper fashion that she wore for her publicity...

La Vie Creative Podcast with Krystal Kennedy

I’m pleased to share with you an interview/podcast I did with Krystal Kenney. Krystal is a photographer, writer, coach, speaker and so much more. Check out my interview (it is episode 130) and be sure to subscribe. Krystal Kennedy also known as  @missparisphoto  on...

Bee Magic

Bee Magic For me, there is something irresistible about the bee as a symbol. I see them everywhere. In architecture, old book illustrations, and jewelery. I draw them often and put them in my paintings. I have two bee tattoos, vintage style cartoon bees; one is a sexy...

No Use Crying Now-Tears, Blood, Honey

Tears. It's tragic that in 2016 Americans voted for a sexist racist pig for presdient. It's tragic that to be born black in America is to have to live with the daily very real threat that you will be killed by a policeman. I wish my tears could wash away the pain, but...

Edith Burchett

      Edith Burchett Edith Burchett was the wife of tattoo artist George Burchett. In 1913, after the 4th of 6 children she finally agreed to be tattooed by her husband. Because George was well established and experienced by the time he tattooed her, he...

Comic Book Project

Years ago, I started a comic book.It totally stalled.I would love to finish it one day and publish it.I'm letting you take a sneek peek at what I've got so far. Click on the pdf to see the book.You can get a print of the little girl at her sewing machine, either on...

Smooth, Hard, Cheap Art Surface Tutorial

This is a "how to" video by me. Showing how to make a smooth, hard painting surface on a budget. The DIY movement creates low budget alternatives, and self-reliant independence. Take that, expensive framers and art supply store!

Jewelry Adventure!

Hello SB fans and supporters!I'm working on a new jewelry project. Laser cut plastic and wooden necklaces, earrings and broaches. I would love to have some of your input!Can you vote on your favorites? Which ones would you buy if you could? Do some fantasy shopping!...

Resurrection of my Etsy Shop!

I don't remember what year the postal rates went up in the United States, but France was not long after. I was shocked when I went to send off posters and prints that I sold in my little etsy shop. The price for shipping had almost doubled! But I kept the price down...