Friday, April 29, 2011

Window to Another World

Window to Another World, originally uploaded by Laríssa.
No matter how busy you think you are, you should really make the time to stop & smell the puddles. You never know what you might find!

Monday, April 25, 2011

Weekend W.I.P. - 'Saw-Whet Stinkeye' & 'Ghost Walk'

"That's right- you keep drawing me, and I'll keep judging you."
Made some more progress on the Saw-Whet Stinkeye drawing this weekend- at this rate I may actually finish it!

Here's another project to keep an eye on:
Based on the 'Ghost Walk" photo from this post
I started this one some time ago, and it's been stuck at this stage for far too long. Hopefully now that you're watching me, I'll feel pressured to make some decent progress on it as well!

Thursday, April 21, 2011


Evening Guardians
Tallinn towers bathed in early evening light

Is it possible to feel homesick for a place you've never lived?
My friend Katrin and I travelled to Estonia in the summer of 2009 to sing in Laulupidu, and as I sort through my photos from the trip and remember all the adventures we had, I can't help but feel a longing to return...

Laulupidu 2014, anyone? ;)

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Weekend W.I.P. - 'Saw-Whet Stinkeye'

Saw-Whet Stinkeye

Okay folks, it's confession time. I'm one of those artists who loves starting new projects, but tends to fail at finishing them. So, in an effort to finish some of the many long-forgotten (or soon-to-be-forgotten) works in progress, I'll be posting them here for this small corner of the world to see.
So, if you notice that something I've posted here hasn't been spoken of again, please call me on it! Feel free to leave a comment or send me a message & ask what's up. I'll be grateful if you help keep me honest & on-track. :)

This week's work-in-progress is a pen & ink drawing of a tiny owl with a big attitude. I'm rather fond of him, so hopefully I'll finish this one... Wish me luck!
"Yarrr... finish me drawing, or I'll peck yer eyes out!"

Tuesday, April 12, 2011


Cherry Blossoms

Spring has arrived, and Vancouver's cherry blossoms are in full bloom!

Sunlit Cherry Blossoms

Cherry Blossom Archway

Delicate Cherry Blossoms

Cherry Blossoms

Cherry Blossoms - A Study In Pink

Cherry Blossoms - Drawing a Crowd

I'll be adding more photos as the trees continue to bloom. You can view the whole set here on Flickr:
Vancouver In Blossom

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Happy Birthday, Vancouver!

Our Home On Native Land
"Our Home On Native Land"

Vancouver celebrated its 125th birthday last Wednesday, with art installations, live music, free cake, and gorgeous weather to enjoy it all.
Of course, First Nations groups have been living here for over 10,000 years. Kind of puts things into perspective doesn't it? ;)

Sky to Sea
"Sky to Sea"

Vancouver 125 official site:
More Vancouver 125 photos on Flickr:

Saturday, April 2, 2011

Cover Art for new Simon Fox Collection!

Guitar virtuoso, good buddy, and all 'round hoopy frood Simon has a new CD collection out. He asked to use one of my photos for the cover, and I was happy to say yes. The album looks great, Sime!

You can check out Simon's music here. Well worth a listen:
Simon Fox Guitar
Simon's YouTube Channel