Mary Star of the Sea

I always look for the statue of Mary Star of the Sea when I go to Galveston. Standing on top of the Basilica, she’s a symbol of Island survival. In fact, they say that as long as Mary stands proud, the Island won’t go under. This superstition has even made it into my new manuscript.Continue reading “Mary Star of the Sea”

From Pelicans to Turkish Carpets

From pelicans to Turkish carpets, this day held everything. A quick trip to Galveston Island with my collectors and good friends was absolutely lovely. They even bought me a bouquet of wildflowers from Moon Dog Farms, as well as a scrumptious lunch at Katie’s Seafood House – the new restaurant adjacent to Katie’s Seafood Market,Continue reading “From Pelicans to Turkish Carpets”

How to Make a Unicorn

First I drew the unicorn on paper. Then I painted a background for her on a small wood panel. Then I painted the unicorn making sure she’s colorful and sparkly. Then I cut her out with teeny tiny scissors. Tomorrow I will apply her onto the background I made for her. Ta-da! In other news,Continue reading “How to Make a Unicorn”