Friday, October 19, 2018


The prompt for inktober today is "scorched." This poor fellow's boat has seen better days.

Friday, October 12, 2018

Tiny Chicken

I'm participating in Inktober again this year, this is a tiny chicken that was the prompt for day 5.

Friday, October 5, 2018

Friday, September 28, 2018

Beach Reads

This one goes out to all the books that get filled with sand and water logged at the beach, and is a tribute to my prescription sunglasses that were an unwilling offering to the water gods in the summer of 2016.

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Friday, September 14, 2018

How to Make a How To Coloring Page

I felt SO smart because I just made a How To Draw a Pug coloring page and didn't end up doing it the hard way (which is the way I usually do things haha). I drew ONE pug and then worked backwards erasing features for each step so I didn't have to re-draw the same pug six times.
Thank goodness for my meager photoshop skills! I added some how-to text and here is the result:

Thursday, September 13, 2018

September Promises

New backpack, new outfit, new school.  She's ready for September's promises.

Friday, August 31, 2018

Training Wheels

This is a sketch from a picture book I illustrated called Chicken Lily. Lily is having a hard time keeping up with her friends because she still feels like she needs the security of her training wheels.

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Friday, July 20, 2018

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Summer Pool Fun

'It's Okay, I've got you!' She giggled and giggled all the way down.

Happy Summertime to you!

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Summery Cool Thoughts

They just floated around, lazily in the cool, cool blues and just thought all the summery thoughts they could think.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Thanks for being here, MAY

(this Sketchable canNOT believe we are already about to enter into JUNE.)


Friday, May 25, 2018

Sketchables Junior

You are never too little to sketch! This was a coloring page that a tiny friend left behind after a storytime for The Three Little Pugs. Best wishes for a lovely Memorial weekend!

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Mother's Day Hugs

She can't bear the thought that these two will grow up too quickly.  She'll focus on enjoying each and every little rambunctious hug she can for now.

Friday, April 27, 2018

Another Pug?

Here is a super-ruff pug sketch on tracing paper.
It will hopefully turn out nicely when inked and painted.
Hope you have a super weekend!

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Friday, April 13, 2018

Peter Rabbit

Here is my Peter Rabbit sketch. Beatrix Potter was a master, she will aways be one of my favorites.

Thursday, March 29, 2018

March Sketch

She loves pencils and the month of March and writing letters, and thinking about what words to write first.

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Friday, March 16, 2018

snug as a pug on a rug

This is a little sketch of Zoie, Gordy, and Jilly napping together on a rug.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

International Womens Day

Celebrating women and the friends who are wonderful to be around anytime, anywhere.

Friday, March 2, 2018


i started making a list of some of my favorite things. i love the sound of pencil on paper. that is one of my favorite things, too.

Friday, February 16, 2018

Tea Time

I just love the quiet charm of a super simple scribbly sketch!

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Holiday To Celebrate In February!

'Hi Miss Collymoo! All my fingers are waving hello to you!!!'

Did you know that February 7th was Wave All Your Fingers At Your Neighbor Day?
It was, and this little guy couldn't wait to celebrate it!

Friday, January 19, 2018


I'm starting to work on some sticker and bookmark ideas for when my pug book comes out in March. This is just a little idea, we will see if anything comes of it. Pugs are such sweet little dumplings!

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Friends Always

Big sister loving on her little brother, sharing plans for when they're all grown up…

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Puddle Splash Holiday

It's National Step In A Puddle And Splash Your Friend Day and they are already celebrating, though they decided to jump into puddles rather than just step into them.