I was incredibly excited about visiting Hobbiton during a recent New Zealand trip, and it proved to be just as delightful as I hoped it would be! Hobbiton is insanely enchanting, with those iconic brightly-colored round doors and green grassy roofs that define the rustic little houses carved into the hillsides…Read More
I love alpacas, with their long necks and goofy faces and soft fur, so when planning our shore excursions for our New Zealand cruise, I was super-excited to discover that we could visit an actual alpaca farm in Akaroa! We were delighted to spend time up-close and personal with a fun group of chill alpacas…Read More
For 13 nights, my husband Marcus and I sailed from Melbourne to New Zealand and back with his parents to celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary. It was an exciting voyage that involved hugging alpacas, gawking at majestic fiords, exploring Hobbiton, and numerous other highlights!Read More
Blue Lotus Water Garden is one of my favorite places to visit in the Yarra Valley in Victoria, Australia. Step beyond the gates and enter a world of lush greenery, where for a few hours you can get lost in a sea of serenely floating pink and white lotus blossoms…Read More
I’m excited to show you this collection of animated GIFs that feature a bunch of my love-related artwork! You know I love all things whimsical so I’m delighted with how these animations bring my art to life in such a fun way.Read More
I LOVE trying out new art supplies, so I was delighted when a representative from Spectrum Noir contacted me and asked if I'd be interested in testing out their metallic markers! They look especially awesome on black paper…Read More
My favorite thing about Washington, D.C. is the abundance of culture that is easily accessible via museums, galleries, memorials and public art displays... and best of all, almost all of it is free! This is a really long post with LOTS of pics showing you some of my favorite places and moments from my trip.Read More
It's truly "Christmas in July" here in my studio! 😊 I just finished up all the B+W art for my upcoming Holiday Cheer Coloring Book and now I’m in a festive frenzy of coloring. I’m excited to show you a bunch of pages I’m coloring for this book!Read More
A couple months ago I was invited to design several Russian nesting dolls for a big display at the Tai Po Mega Mall in Hong Kong. Since the 2018 World Cup is taking place in Russia, the client asked me to create 4 soccer players in the shape of Russian nesting dolls, which they then transformed into 3-D life-sized dolls! Above and below you can see the dolls, which stand 6 feet tall! In addition to these dolls…Read More
As usual it's been a colorful week in my studio! This mandala will appear in my upcoming Think Happy Coloring Book, which will be available in September. I experimented with coloring over the black lines using gel pens and paint pens and I love how the result looks so colorful! To color this mandala I used…Read More
The best part of creating coloring pages is seeing all the creative ways that people color them in! 😍 I'm always amazed by the various color combos and techniques that people use, bringing my B+W art to life in ways I never could have imagined.
It's official: I'm creating art for 2 new coloring books that will be out later this year!! 😃
One of the books will be a big compilation featuring 3x more coloring pages than my usual books. Although most of the pages will be pulled from my existing books (kind of like a "best of"), I've spent the past few weeks creating over a dozen new...