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Initial Impressions

My monogram plates are now being sold at The Painted Swing, W262N596 Washington Avenue, Cedarburg, Wisc. They were at hit at the recent Strawberry Festival, so I had to make some more plates to add to my collection. Each of these plates are unique and one-of-a-kind. So if you like one, contact me or stop by this […]

Art Angels

I just finished and shipped this custom-painted angel plate. When it comes to winged creatures, I normally paint birds. But the angel was a nice shift in subject. I found this beautiful cream plate with delicate flowers and ornate pattern along the edge. I like to incorporate existing patterns on the plate into part of […]

Making a Monogram Mark

Originally I created my monogram plates by painting patterns and then applying decals I designed on my computer. The need for the typography to be perfect comes from decades in a career as a graphic designer. This contradicts my desire to bring my pieces back to their human made origins. With hand brushed strokes, the monograms […]

Showin’ It Off

I’m starting my first official art show season this year. As a newbie, my booth display has been one of my biggest challenges. Many shows require a booth photo along with your art images during the jurying process. The lack of a good booth definitely hurt me in getting into some of the shows I […]