Archive for 2019

Friday, March 1st, 2019

My first Purim card is an abstraction of a seated woman. The story of Purim is one of very few featuring women in lead roles; from Vashti, (who refused to debase herself for her husband’s whims), to Esther, (who after some convincing), takes a life threatening risk. Purim is, however, at once a particularly jocular […]

13 Valentine’s Day Greeting Cards to Buy Online

Thursday, February 7th, 2019

It’s February! Here 12 terrific Valentine’s Day greeting cards to buy online from Greeting Card Universe. This first card, by Audry Ascenzo, features a beautifully illustrated birthday cake whimsically decorated with hearts, and flowers. This card is one of mine. It is a vignette landscape on an opened fan, pen and ink over a watercolor […]

Special Valentines are for Special Sisters

Thursday, January 17th, 2019

The original work of art (without the lettering) is called “Positive Space.” But this card that I designed is a “Special Valentine for a Special Sister.” Some of you might ask if all sisters aren’t special? I would hope so, but of course they aren’t. When you do have a sister who is above the […]

Not a Snow Post

Thursday, January 3rd, 2019

This is what it does not look like outside my window. So far we’ve had two snowfalls that both melted away pretty quickly. I just felt like sharing the image of a traditional Winter scene; since it is Winter. This pen and ink over watercolour is part of a series within a series. The umbrella […]