New red pointe shoes were waiting backstage for Camille. They were the color of hot peppers, like the ones her grandmother had kept hanging by the wood stove. The spicy ones that she loved. The memory made her smile. There was a note attached to the ribbons but it was not signed and she no idea who could … Continue reading
You may recognize these boys from a recent painting. I was feeling a little Photoshop-ey the other night and I couldn’t sleep so I opened the file and played. I was thinking a little about Illustration Friday‘s theme this week. Messenger. The first thing to mind were birds as messengers between this world and the … Continue reading
This week’s theme at Illustration Friday is “dusty.” To moon-faced Margalo magic was as common as the dust she swept each night from her mother’s circus tent.