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Every Month!

I’ve really been enjoying doing the postcards for the Patreon members. It’s something that keeps me writing a little bit, drawing a little bit, and paying attention. Keeps me in the moment. If you are a member of my little club, know that, usually, the same postcard and about the same note or story goes… Read more »

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Only 57 Days Until Krampus

“Night of the Krampus” will be here in 57 days! Patreon Supporter Heather decided my next book should be the real story of Krampus. December 5th, 2019 is release date! More information coming soon. If you would like a book about your own topic, please become a supporter of my art at the $25 a… Read more »

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This Friday evening, Make it So

Come one, come all to the Jangle Soapworks Open House at the Old School House in Mount Horeb, Wisconsin, this Friday, December 7, from 4-8. With every purchase of my books or wool objects or paintings, you will get a free bumper sticker of my head (while supplies last). Ten other vendors will be selling… Read more »

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My Nimrodic Powers

“Oh gee, How doth the busy bee Improve the shining hours By making honey sweet and good From all the pretty flowers. Oh my, How doth this lazy I, Improve (?) the shining hours By drawing things And painting things With my nimrodic powers.” Poem by Wanda Gág   I, too, revel in my nimrodic… Read more »

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#Artvartist

#Artvartist is where you create a collage of a picture of yourself, surrounded by your art.  

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Wallflowers

The Wallflowers Sometimes, it takes me a little bit longer (or even a lot longer) than a month to create a new book. And yet, it has been sort of implied at the “Love to Color” $25 a month level of my Patreon that you might receive something every month for your $25. Last month,… Read more »

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Spitefully Black

Over the weekend, while my daughter and husband played Minecraft, I was painting a cat in a fez. It’s fun to paint cats in hats. I painted the background first, then the fez, then finally the cat itself, which I envisioned as a Russian Blue.  I was painting it grey. Zanimal, age 10, came up… Read more »

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Revamping the Red Cross

The Status Quo When I go to the Red Cross and give blood regularly (you’re welcome, hundreds of people whose lives I’ve saved!) they are like super nice. Sometimes, they give you cookies– not just a few cookies, I mean, like 120 cookies that you can put out at your Holiday Market Party. And that’s… Read more »