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 […]

Into the Woods

I just finished a new series of plates in time for Holy Hill Art Farm this Saturday and Sunday. My theme was woodland animals. Though I see bunnies, raccoons, squirrels, and deer in my urban garden here in Wisconsin.  Three bunnies hand-painted on large plate Rarely is it just one bunny hopping around in my […]

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 […]