northeast harbor, maine – acadia national park is practically in my backyard!
i grew up in bar harbor, maine, and have lived in both portlands – maine and oregon, and in seattle.
illustration, mixed media collage, papercutting, printmaking.
i put the macro lens on my camera, go outside, and study the patterns in nature. and i go through phases of enjoying a lot of design blogs, too.
artist and craftsman
mostly traditionally, but i am slowly learning some digital tricks.
deep aqua and red is a perennial favorite.
right now i am really excited about stitch and tickle and book by its cover. and i always love design sponge and poppytalk handmade for inspiration, and my friends’ blogs of course!
getting paid to doodle. seriously, how awesome is that?
a nurse practitioner. or maybe a librarian. a lot of my favorite people are librarians.
i’d love to do surface design work for textiles or stationary.
i love spending time with my kids, taking pictures, and being on or near the ocean. and lately i’ve been refining my fledgling sushi-making skills.
right now i am looking at way, way too many redesign-house-on-a-budget books from the library. we’re renovating an old house this year.
the hunger games series by suzanne collins.
sweden! or a cozy inn with nice sheets and squishy pillows.
it’s a tie between 30 rock and parenthood.
this american life.
‘love actually.’ i never get sick of it! the music slays me.
it kind of depends how miserly i am feeling about turning up the heat. this winter it’s been socks and slippers! in the summer, barefoot for sure.
lately it’s been mostly podcasts of this american life, hiphop stations on pandora, or sometimes i will watch/listen to old episodes of veronica mars while i’m working. i used to love that show!
I am smitten with hand-drawn type at the moment.
with a good splash of 1% milk.
tina fey, maira kalman, michelle obama…i can think of lots.
can we put your patten on insert awesome product here?
a series of maps for Maine magazine.