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When I was a kid, I wanted to be an animal illustrator. I went to Parsons in New York and got side tracked into contemporary fine art. No regrets but here I am back to my original ambition. I share my life with a fine menagerie of pets and surround myself with others who do the same. When I do a portrait from a photograph, I aim to capture the spirit, warmth and beauty of the subject beyond the photo. From my pastel drawings, I can make unique jewelry pieces that my clients adore. Also I have made tiles, cards and conformation and performance (my own venue is sheep herding trials) trophies for dog show events. Although I mostly have dogs for subjects, I've captured horses and cats as well.

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  • Joined December 14, 2011

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pastel, paper, wood, ceramic tile, sterling silver plate jewelry findings, southwestern jewelry findings

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When I was a kid, I wanted to be an animal illustrator. I went to Parsons in New York and got side tracked into contemporary fine art. No regrets but here I am back to my original ambition. I share my life with a fine menagerie of pets and surround myself with others who do the same. When I do a portrait from a photograph, I aim to capture the spirit, warmth and beauty of the subject beyond the photo. From my pastel drawings, I can make unique jewelry pieces that my clients adore. Also I have made tiles, cards and conformation and performance (my own venue is sheep herding trials) trophies for dog show events. Although I mostly have dogs for subjects, I've captured horses and cats as well.

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