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About Me
My favorite painters:
  • Any of the Impressionists, but especially Monet
  • Masaccio
  • Raphael
  • Georgia O'Keefe
  • Vermeer
  • Rene Magritte
  • Gustav Klimt
  • Caravaggio
  • Maxfield Parrish
My favorite children's book illustrators:
  • Mary GrandPré (yes, I knew her work before Harry Potter!)
  • Holly Hobbie
  • Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher
  • Chris Van Allsburg
  • Leo and Diane Dillon
  • Jessie Wilcox Smith
  • Beatrix Potter
  • Trina Schart Hyman
  • William Joyce
  • Carter Goodrich
  • Eric Carle
Books on my shelf:
  • The Artist's Way by Julia Cameron
  • The Right to Write by Julia Cameron
  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  • My Antonia, or anything else by Willa Cather
  • e. e. cummings -- Complete Poems 1904-1962
  • Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
  • A Wrinkle in Time and its series by Madeleine L'Engle
  • Cosmicomics by Italo Calvino
  • Watership Down by Richard Adams
  • Cold Sassy Tree by Olive Ann Burns
  • The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy by Tim Burton
  • The Door in the Wall by Marguerite de Angeli
  • Tales of Mystery and Imagination by Edgar Allen Poe
  • Marguerite de Angeli's Book of Nursery and Mother Goose Rhymes
  • Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
  • The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
  • The Polar Express by Chris van Allsburg
  • The Bridge to Terabithia or anything else by Katherine Paterson
  • Goodnight Moon by Margeret Wise Brown
  • The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster

Rainbow drawing

Rainbows required all the colors in the box, even brown.

drawing of house

Even the bird in the tree says “tweet!”

Remember Pac-Man?

I was such an eighties kid!

Remember Strawberry Shortcake?

How I drew Strawberry Shortcake
when I was seven years old.

Anyone remember Kodak Disc cameras?

I was so fascinated with my mom's Kodak Disc camera that I had to make my own.

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