It’s Time To Order Your Holiday Pet Portraits!

On of my favorite artsy endeavors is to draw 8" by 10" ink and watercolor furbaby portraits for holiday gift-giving! For yourself or a loved one, this is a heart-felt gift that I find often turns out to be a remembrance of a love now in heaven. All you need is a good quality closeup color photo! Get all of the details in my Etsy shop, MyPatchOfBlueSky. Order now to assure delivery in time for gift-giving! I will ship to you, or gift-wrap at no ex...

Thank You Wood Icing®!

Working with Rose Wilde, creative master of the Wood Icing® products, is always a fun  collaboration. Sometimes we just roll with ideas to see where they can go. Our intended 15 minute phone calls always last a couple of hours. Rose and I both enjoy being openly creative, meaning, letting ideas just happen serendipitously. I know I have sent her blog concepts for the Wood Icing line of products that probably were totally off the wall to her, but, all i...

Going Back To My Days As An Illustrator: Calico Kitty Art

Recently I took a day off to play. Something I haven't done in a year and a half, since I started My Patch Of Blue Sky. I've been itching to go back to my roots. My creative roots, that is. My career as an artist has morphed dramatically over the years, so much so that I have almost forgotten that after I earned my degree in Fine Art, my very first grown-up job was as an illustrator for an education company. During that time I also did a few book co...