* one year of a painting a week !

above is my 52nd painting a week! we picked “one” for this word. some other recent best-ofs below !







we’re still pressing on – hope to see another year of paintings-a-week !

flowers, waves, ballerinas & lace

the painting-a-week challenge is still going strong ! above is “flowers” — i tried a little something different & used only watercolor without any pens or pencils with a lot of color.

“peace” — oil on tiny canvases (so cute !!)

update : this was published on eat sleep draw !

“grace” — still-frame ballerinas (just watercolors again!) i also posted a little animation of this one . . .

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& on the needles . . . i’m swatching to prepare to re-knit this lovely paper-thin sweater that i started a few summers ago.

the culprit of why it needs re-knitting . . my new baby puppy of the time thought it tasted great. i was devastated at the time but i salvaged most of the yarn (& that face! couldn’t stay angry for long) & am taking it as an opportunity to incorporate some lace that i didn’t think of last time.

wip : rooftop sweater & sketches

I’m still working on this knit-in-pieces, light blue, silk & angora cardigan. I spent a large majority of this summer knitting it on nyc rooftops, hence the name.
above : bryant park movie festival . . catching the last few bits of summer in a little pencil exercise
& preparing for a (very very big) project in oils !!