Rose PracticeFlower Practice

They say an artist must be able to freehand an excellent rose if he is to be considered good.

I have begun my practice.





“I might have been born in a hovel, but I am determined to travel with the wind and the stars.”


– Jacqueline Cochran

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(Artwork by Christian Schloe)

Gemma Doodle Composition Lesson

This was a product of last summer’s trip to Boston, when I wanted to demonstrate my new figure drawing knowledge…and give Joni a lesson on composition.  (Sorry, Gemma Ward.  Your head came out a little small.)


A Flower For you But I Love You

Happy Valentine’s Day.



“If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be.  Now put the foundations under them.”


– Henry David Thoreau

Indio Sky Coachella


Sky Photographs by Chloe McDonald – Indio, California – Coachella 2010