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  • I LOVE Summer!

    I Love summer

    Summer at last!  

    Fresh air, time to relax, kick back, oh yes please!

    My two favorite illustration styles are cut-paper collage and pen&ink watercolor. 

    Being self-taught and not knowing the rules of “how-to”, one late evening in my Normandy studio, I started cutting paper and creating images which I assembled into a collage. It was surprisingly easy and unexpected. So surprising, I had to call Karen in the USA right then and there to share my excitement.

    0066 DSC 0166Matisse started cut-paper as an art form from his wheelchair at the time he could no longer stand at an easel. I called it “drawing with scissors” as an alternative to the more difficult (for me) drawing with pen, ink, and watercolor which came later.

    IMG 0340With time and loads of espresso in the corner of a Paris cafe, I came to love this medium as well. Fresh as a salad, a bowl of fruit or a moment in a Paris cafe.  

    Brand new are these 12” x 18” placemats produced here in our Connecticut environs.

    The mats are to be wiped clean, reusable, and food safe while entertaining the eye and the taste buds. 

    Great gifts for you and your kitchen, pool side or deck. We are happy to ship as a gift as well. 

    To see the collection, click here.

    Placemats are $ 8.00 each + shipping.

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"As a visionary communicator,  I create products, books, and keynotes that communicate visually and verbally."

Achieving the just-right answer to your communication challenge is a challenge we don't take lightly and/but we will all have fun in the process!

We collaborate with you to create functional products and services that are uplifting, color filled, inspiring and achieve a universal appeal. 

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