Hi! I'm Kelly.

As a writer, I've always been interested in family stories. When I heard of a Satanic cult in my family tree, I thought I'd found the story of a lifetime. Read more.

The Eyes Have It

The Eyes Have It

The baby didn't nurse at all today. Have I finally weaned my last child? I'm feeling unsentimental about it. He's taken to biting. 

I copied an eye this afternoon at the office, after I'd finished the bulk of my work. I made the upper lid too big and the brow too arched. It was bothering me so I fixed it in Photoshop: 

FixedEyeDrawing

Much better, right?

I see eyes differently since I started this online portrait class. They have more shape and dimension. I can see the curve of the eye socket under the skin; the bulge of the ball under the lid. 

This is what I love most about art. It transforms your senses. Even when you have to use Photoshop to get things just right. 

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The iHOP Years

The iHOP Years

Going Back to my Rutz

Going Back to my Rutz