Sunday, December 29, 2013

Life Drawing Class

We had a great model. Done in conte, then  reworked on my iPad with Art Set Pro.

Sunday, December 22, 2013


iPad Trees, done with the app Art Set Pro.

Saturday, December 14, 2013

ForJulia Kay's Portrait Party

Adrienne Rose and her dog, done on my iPad with the app Art Set Pro.

Monday, December 9, 2013

Woman in water

Done on my iPad with the app Art Set Pro.

Friday, December 6, 2013

A Merry Chicken

Hen, done on paper with Oil neopastels, then worked in my iPad in Art Set, and Shockmypic.

Monday, December 2, 2013

Gila Rayberg

Gila Rayberg, a fellow Flickr artist and great mosaic artist.  Her website is Gila Mosaics.  Her Etsy store is having a sale right now, full of incredible jewelry and things.

Friday, November 29, 2013


A pup, done on iPad with the apps Art Set and Brushes.

Saturday, November 23, 2013

A Spaniel named Taff

This is a dog named Taff, owned by a fellow Flickr member.  Done on my iPad with Art Set Pro.

Friday, November 22, 2013

A Life Model

Drawn from life, in my drawing class, then rendered with Art Set Pro on my iPad.

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Deer Mountain in early Afternoon

A picture of Ketchikan's Deer Mountain in the early afternoon.

Thursday, November 14, 2013


A little horse done on my iPad with the apps Brushes and Paint.

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Life Drawing

Drawn from one of the models from the site above.  Done on construction paper with markers and neopastels dipped in water.

Saturday, November 9, 2013

Digital Totem

Done with a cool app called Finger Sketch Paint, on my iPad.

Monday, November 4, 2013

Painting from a Totem Pole

A Painting I did from a Totem pole that is "resting" out at Mud Bight.  Done on paper with pencil, acrylic paint, and oil neopastels.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Autumn, mushroom time

A healthy cluster of Amanita muscaria, or fly agaric.  They are beautiful, but poisonous.

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Life Drawing Models for Art Students

Painted in one minute with acrylic paints on sketching paper. The website is wonderful if a person doesn't have access to a life drawing class.

Sunday, October 13, 2013

A Drawing of my Young daughter holding my baby son

I did this for a community calendar, the theme was "memories".  I just found it after many years and thought I'd post it.

Friday, October 11, 2013

Clouds over Annette Island

Instagrammed Clouds over Annette Island in
South East Alaska.  A beautiful day.

Monday, September 30, 2013

A Turkey Face

Done with Neocrayons, pencil, and a bit of acrylic paint.  On paper.

Friday, September 27, 2013

One View from our Library

One view from our new library, done on my iPod with the apps Wasabi, Brushes and Dynamic Light

Thursday, September 26, 2013

The Rooster put through the App GLAZE

Two different Glaze versions, it's an interesting app.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

A Young Rooster

A young rooster, done on gessoed paper, with
neocrayons, pencil, and a little bit of acrylic paint.
I'm going to send him to the  Rochester 6X6 show next year

Monday, September 23, 2013

Julia Kay's Portrait Party

Silvia Cherneva, for Julia Kay's Portrait Party.  Ipad, the apps Art Rage, Brushes, then photoshop and Preview.

Saturday, September 14, 2013

For Julia Kay's Portrait Party

Amy Larsen, done on iPad with the app Art Rage.

Friday, September 13, 2013

A Julia Kay Fellow Artist

Done on my iPod with the apps Sketji and Brushes, then modified with Photoshop.  Suzy Norris is her name.

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Coyote guarding the Hen House

Coyote done on cardboard with acrylics, then Instagrammed with my iPod touch.

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Attempting to cover up Graffiti

I park in an underground garage. Periodically there is graffiti, then an   attempt to cover it up with a neutral spray paint is made.  I thought this attempt was a beautiful abstract painting all by itself.

Saturday, August 31, 2013

For Julia Kay's Portrait Party

Emily Kelton, done on my iPad with the app

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

A Neighbor's Rooster

My neighbor keeps chickens, this is a neopastel drawing of one of her roosters.  I'm very fond of roosters crowing in the morning.

Sunday, August 25, 2013


My hand done on iPad with Finngr Pro and the app Glaze

Thursday, August 15, 2013

For Julia Kay's Portrait Party

Ilza Rovai, done on iPad with the apps Finngr Pro and Brushes

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

For Julia Kay's Portrait Party

Nabirani/Soo H, done in my iPad with the apps Finngr Pro and Brushes

Monday, August 5, 2013

Icelandic Horse Doodle

Icelandic horse doodle, done on newsprint with acrylic pen, pastel, and conte.

Friday, August 2, 2013

Olga Chernenkaya, a JKPP member, done on my iPad with Zen Brush.

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

A window in Reykjavik, Iceland

This old window with the lace curtain and face, that I saw in Reykjavik was very intriguing.  Icelanders are very intriguing.

Friday, July 19, 2013

Just back from Skalakot Iceland Horse Tour

Catching the horse

view of lake in background

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

A Cat

Done on iPad with Finngr Pro,
Brushes, and Glaze.

Sunday, June 30, 2013

A handbuild ancient fireplace

This was found after an old building was razed, perhaps Hobbits used to live in Ketchikan.

Thursday, June 27, 2013

For Julia Kay's Portrait Party

Done on my iPad with the app Finngr Pro, and Shockmypic.  Fellow artist Darorocket.

Monday, June 24, 2013

Fish Head Soup - Two heads are better than One

Done for an iPad group, with Brushes and the Glaze app

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

For Julia Kay's Portrait Party

Breakingwaves, done on my iPad with the apps Brushes, and shockmypic.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Hike up Deer Mountain

My hiking buddy, Maebe, peeking out from behind a blueberry bush on Deer Mountain, Ketchikan, Alaska.

Friday, June 7, 2013

For Julia Kay's Portrait Party

Fellow member Ed B, done on my iPad with the apps Art Rage, Brushes, and Shockmypic.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Doodle Cat

Done on iPad with the apps
Wasabi and Brushes

Monday, June 3, 2013

The Back of an old house in Ketchikan, Alaska

Taken with my iPod and Instagram.
The front of this house looks completely normal, it is fun to poke around behind places in my town.

Sunday, June 2, 2013

Sheep in Treveligio, Italy

I recently visited Italy, and photographed these sheep enjoying the sun on a day it wasn't raining in the small town of Treveligio.  They looked so contented.

Monday, May 6, 2013

A Lichen- Peltigera sp.

While hiking I noticed this beautiful lichen.  I photographed it with my iPod.