Archive for the ‘Arty’ Category

petite little artworks

Posted on February 12th, 2018 by mountain girl  |  2 Comments »

Here’s an old piece of work I dug out the other day. I made it in college for one of my illustration classes…you know, back in the late 1900′s. I created it as a 3-d miniature of Norman Rockwell’s Triple Self Portrait, and titled it Rockwell Remembered. I still remember how much fun I had […]



oil portraits

Posted on February 8th, 2018 by mountain girl  |  4 Comments »

I’m finally posting the oil portraits I finished in January. Karl is the trucker who moved us from Colorado, and he commissioned this portrait of his mom from her passport photo, and also a painting of his grandparents from the photo below. Here is the painting of the grandparents. This one came first, and took […]



our colorful, crazy life

Posted on October 4th, 2017 by mountain girl  |  4 Comments »

Yep, it’s me…I’m back! Somehow the blog got away from me and I just realized it’s been over two months since I’ve posted, haha. Not sure how that happened, but here are some pics of our life since then. Kindergarten artwork by Cash. My crazy reds. New wood to carve. I picked these out from […]



cash turns five and we fly to new mexico

Posted on August 10th, 2017 by mountain girl  |  1 Comment »

From the whirlwind of July, we leaped into the dizzying sandstorm of August. Cash turned five on July 30, and we celebrated our boy with a cake (he wanted a blue wolf on it) and a night at the Siena Hotel in Chapel Hill. These two pictures are so perfectly him–one minute a sweet little […]



dala horses

Posted on February 26th, 2017 by mountain girl  |  6 Comments »

Several weeks ago, I posted pictures of these Dala horses in their raw, just-carved state. I’m excited to finally post the finished set of horses! After carving and sanding, I painted them in traditional Swedish designs along with a little twist–American flag designs on the saddles. The height of the tallest horse is 6″ and […]