Family History Crafting

Aren't old photographs, documents, letters and postcards fascinating? They provide such an intimate snapshot into the life of our ancestors. I for one find it so interesting to see how my grandparents, great grandparents and beyond communicated, what they looked like and what they valued. I love the texture of old, delicate, stained paper. The… Continue reading Family History Crafting


Bug painting

I have been doing a lot more detailed paintings recently, trying to achieve more hyper realistic effect. Here is one of my most recent paintings, it is based on a close up photograph of a grass hopper. Here is the photograph it is based upon: The photograph is by photographer Levon Biss (You can see… Continue reading Bug painting