Since I have a plethora of frozen huckleberries and the warm weather is causing my ice cream stash to disappear fast, I am making a lot of huckleberry ice cream! Here are two variants I made recently (I'll be posting a 3rd soon, too!). Huckleberry-Chocolate Ice Cream (Makes 1 quart of ice cream) I love… Continue reading Two Huckleberry Ice Cream Recipes
I'm slowly getting my old artwork uploaded and organized onto this website. My "day job" is keeping me preoccupied, unfortunately. As soon as I get all my old artwork transferred over to this website I'll begin adding in new artwork that I have been working on recently. My eventual goal is to use this as… Continue reading Still working on website/blog maintenance
Medium: Watercolors on Crescent Illustration Board Size: 11" x 12" Date Completed: February 2007 Other Information: Humboldt Penguins are one of the strange penguin species that do not live in Antarctic. They live in South American along the coasts in the (you guessed it) Humboldt current. The Humboldt current is full of cold water and… Continue reading Humboldt Penguins
Medium: Carbon Dust Size: 6" x 9" Date Completed: October 2006 Other Information: Ammonites are a kind of prehistoric invertebrate. I find them incredibly gorgeous. This one was drawn from a fossil that was about an inch across.
One of today's ice cream experiments yielded Yerba Mate ice cream. Yerba Mate is a plant from South America that is actually related to the Holly tree. It's used like tea leaves and is supposed to invigorate and awaken those who drink it. The ice cream is very true to the drink's flavor so it's… Continue reading Yerba Mate Ice Cream Recipe
Medium: Scratchboard. Size: 11" x 14" Date Completed: December 2006. Other Information: The Tosena splendida is a cicada species native to Thailand. The particular individual in this piece is female (that's not a stinger on her abdomen, that's an ovipositor so she can lay eggs under tree bark).