Traditional Quaker Wedding Certificate

By | 2017-06-21T00:06:30+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Joe and Carol wrote me an email that led to a new calligraphic adventure: "I’m getting married at the end of September and I’d like to see if you can write a marriage certificate similar to one written for my great, great, grand parents in 1841. It was written on parchment about 24 inches wide and [...]

Two Brides, a Valentine Wedding in Sedona

By | 2017-06-21T03:58:49+00:00 April 15th, 2015|Categories: Reception Pieces, Uncategorized, Wedding Signing Tree|Tags: , , , , , , , |

  More beautiful than any cathedral, the rock formations in Sedona provide the setting for Kris and Kim's wedding celebration. Their guests were warned to be ready for a short hike up to the clearing they chose for their ceremony, and we all came prepared.  Even the brides word hiking shoes… white lace! ! Waiting for the Brides [...]

Custom Handmade Book for Signing

By | 2017-07-01T08:01:16+00:00 April 11th, 2015|Categories: Events and Parties, Gifts, Reception Pieces, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

I make these books for the client's very special occasion.  They are left open at the party for people to write in, add photos and memorabilia, stickers, etc.  Great for friends, colleagues and family to honor their friend at a birthday, bridal shower, retirement, or family gathering.  Visit me on Etsy to order your own here. [...]

Chalkboard Easter Eggs

By | 2017-06-28T19:21:11+00:00 March 17th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Getting ready for Easter. These black "chalk board eggs" are fun. Chalk works fine, but I use the 'Chalk Ink Wet Wipe Markers' ( not good for fine lines) and white colored pencil or china markers for the fine lines. I will need to spray a coat of fixative on the ones done with 'Chalk Ink' [...]

We Are the Source

By | 2017-06-29T16:19:35+00:00 February 23rd, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

"We Live at the Very Source" watercolor with Speedball and Tape nibs on Arches cold pressed paper. "We live at the very Source. Our duty therefore is not with the canals and waterworks downstream, but to make sure that the water flows plentifully and unceasingly from the Source itself." Swami Abhishiktananda