m wood pen

i like to draw

The longer I live, the faster the vanishing act becomes. My vintage illustration style is my meager way to capture the way things used to look throughout and even before 1959 when my life began. The aesthetic of machinery, materials, technology, methods of communication, clothing, hats, housewares, and transportation was grand, solid, and iconic. A …

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I love weddings. I’ve had the honor of designing wedding pieces for a fabulously creative bundle of brides. The goal is always the same: to capture their dreams onto paper. Or matchboxes, signature cocktails, and swag. All I need is your color palette, my pen, your story, your vision, and away we go.

At the risk of sounding ridiculously cliché, time is FLYING by. No idea whatsoever how 27 years have passed since I met this darling fireball of a baby girl. Not only did she just get married and rule the beachside resort craft center during her Cancun honeymoon by instructing the instructor as to how to …

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Be it an idea, a scheme, a new design, collaboration, commission, dinner menu, or change in life direction, drafting is what I do. Being alive calls for constant revision and fluidity (to quote my wise son) so I trust that I’m armed and open to adventure, new vistas, new clients, and always an enticement to …

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