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Monday, December 11, 2017

Happy Holidays!

Thursday, October 19, 2017


This piece was created for a gallery exhibit entitled " PAIN" and is currently on Exhibit at the Hoyt Gallery- USC - Los Angeles, CA.  Opening October 4, 2017.  This piece is postcard size and was created with ink and watercolor.

Monday, August 22, 2016

Through The View Finder...

...Can you pass by a ViewMaster, an old Stereoscope, ViewFinders without taking a peek inside? I can't!! I have to peek!  I especially love finding an antique photo viewer, I have to pick it up.  Moving pictures? Even better!!  Those machine that you pay a nickel to watch moving pictures...get me my change purse!
These little Zendoodles/Zentangles Girls are done in red ink & watercolor. I darken the edges to make them appear as though they are futuristic antiques as seen through a ViewFinder.  All are up for auction, just click on the above page link to place a bid.  I am working on a larger piece like the hollyhocks. I'm having fun with these! When I start I never know how they are going to turn out.

 "She Dreamed of Growing Cupcakes"
 "Sprouting Ideas"
"Hidden in the Bayou"
"Visions of the Perfect Tea Party"
"Hollyhocks in Okinawa"

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Monday, August 8, 2016

I Love Bread too Oprah! ...

... it's all about the bread, bout the bread, bout the bread!
A few of my recent creations...

Look at my JJ!
He loves my "Piggies"!
I saw them on Pinterest but made them my own- they taste like bbq! Sorry not sharing that recipe yet! ;)
Can you believe he is 8 already?!!  Happy Birthday JJ!
I made his crazy birthday cake but cake is another post!
Easy Bread Recipe
 In mixing bowl combine:
2 C flour
1 tbsp yeast
2 tbsp sugar
1 tsp salt
approx. 1 C warm water
( adding more water if necessary to make thick batter)
Stir until well mixed. Cover with plastic and let rise for about 1/2 hour in
warm place.  My tip if it's winter I will put the bowl in a larger bowl of warm water to help  
rise the dough and keep it warm, replacing the water when it's cold.
Scrape dough down with a fork and put on floured board, divide in half.  
Flour gently and work into a shape or put into
greased pan or glass bowl to rise again and then bake.  
Bake at 350 for approx. 30 minutes.
This is a basic recipe - I have added herbs, cheese, lots & lots of garlic...more sugar...
For a softer sweeter dough use milk & add a few more tablespoons of sugar!
As you can see I've tried a few things I've seen on my beloved Pinterest.  I've
got a great Board called "Rollin' In Dough". 
Easy to make it in the morning and bake it for dinner!
Make it a great day!