Category Archives: scratchboard

“Heart of San Pedro” in Artists Magazine

I’m thrilled and honored to announce that “Heart of San Pedro” is one of the 10 works selected for the annual “Artists Over 60” competition. The scratchboard drawing, along with a write up about me is featured on pages 36 … Continue reading

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Interview in ISSA Newsletter

This interview appears in the Summer 2022 issue of the International Society of Scratchboard Artists‘ Newsletter. Click the image for a readable JPG. Our Newsletters are a member-only perk. To read the rest of this issue, and back-issues, join the … Continue reading

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SubKit Interview

I greatly appreciate opportunities to share my art & my story. Not only is it a chance to market what I do, but it makes me think about what I do in the context of the questions asked.The team atA … Continue reading

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I recently bought a Cricut (die-cutting machine) for the purpose of creating stickers of my art. I’ve been ordering stickers & other “swag” (buttons, key chains, pins etc.) from StickerMule, and have been happy with those, but I wanted the … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendars – May Open Studios Tour

I’m participating in the North Auburn Artists’ Open Studios Tour this year. May 7th & 8th, 10 – 5 each day. I’ll be at Diane Tharp‘s place. I showed with Diane for the North Auburn “Fall Into Art” event in … Continue reading

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Finalist in Richeson75 Competition

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I learned a few weeks ago that “Heart of San Pedro”, my scratchboard drawing of a Western Screech Owl, was selected as a finalist in the 2021 “Animals, Birds & Wildlife” Competition. See all the entries here. Some of the … Continue reading

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Scratchboard Talk & Demo at RFA

On 11/18/2021 I gave a talk and demo at Rocklin Fine Arts‘ monthly meeting. I’m always grateful for an opportunity to share scratchboard! The talk was recorded. It’s a little disjointed because I was trying to speak to both in-person … Continue reading

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Now at High-Hand Gallery

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I was recently invited to join High-Hand Gallery in the historic packing shed complex in Loomis, CA. My work has been there about a month. One of the pieces there is Serengeti Steampunk (Ink on Claybord, 36″ x 20″) & … Continue reading

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What Was I Thinking?

… also … What Have I Gotten Myself Into?Ages ago, I created a blog on the Blogger platform and posted pretty regularly for a few years. I later joined Facebook and put more of my time into posting updates, works … Continue reading

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Chimp Art at ChimpHaven

My scratchboard drawing of Jacob the Chimp is now available as a print to benefit the residents of Chimp Haven. This is a project from a while ago that’s finally come to fruition: Allison Leigh Smith notified members of members … Continue reading

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