June 29, 2017

My first time showing this year in the Snake Alley Art Fair was a success! The tent I ordered off Amazon popped up in less than 10 minutes and was all one piece which saved me TONS of time! Such a good purchase! And the walls that my dad helped me build turned out stun...

April 24, 2017

I've always had a passion for drawing but I do owe it to many art instructors from grade school and college that have helped me grow into an even better artist over the years. But my biggest inspiration behind my art background would be my grandma, Barb Garrels, who is...

April 24, 2017

I was officially accepted a couple of weeks ago into the Snake Alley Art Fair in Burlington and have recently completed 2 more drawings for the show! The Fair is on Father's Day which is June 18th and I have lots to do before then! :)

February 28, 2017

Good-bye February and hello March! I just finished this Ireland-looking tower drawing last Friday and I have to admit this gave me a hand cramp from all the detail put into these stones but definitely such a rewarding experience to sit back and look at what I've done a...

February 11, 2017

Here is one of my in progress drawings that will be posted in my gallery for sale soon! I'll be adding a slight touch of red color to the slide. A very memorable slide to many people that have grown up around the SE Iowa area.

Thinking of doing Snake Alley and the Bur...

January 6, 2017

Here's my latest drawing of a bride and groom's first dance done with light, medium and heavy woodless charcoal pencils on professional, acid free, heavyweight 11x14 drawing paper. Blending done with stump and tortillon set and highlighting done with rubber kneaded era...

January 1, 2017

Check it out- I also offer custom wall murals! They start around $90 for time and material (varying on time and difficulty). The two here were for baby girl rooms. I've also done one for a baby boy that had letters of the baby's name hanging from ribbons off the tree b...

December 27, 2016

Here is the completed drawing for the winner of this year's Christmas giveaway! I'll be posting a quick video of the step-by-step progress of this drawing being done- so keep checking back and following me to see how this drawing came to life!
I'll also have some new p...

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