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This year's illustrated Christmas card reveal includes a crazy story about the inspiration behind it. Click to see the drawings and the winners!
Every year, I handcraft my family's Christmas card. Guess what we are doing in this year's card, and I'll send one to you!
My Christmas cards are funny this year. Need a giggle? Take a peek at my illustrations and find out who won a card!
When I explored the Dillon, Colorado Ice Castle last Saturday, I transcended into another world. Surrounded by frozen water, this new fantastical planet swept me away to a frigid continent where textures and colors combined. A perfect environment for a broken toe. My feet sank into the strange new surface like quicksand. It sucked at... Continue Reading →
The Breckenridge International Snow Sculpture Championships runs from January 20-29. This is its thirtieth anniversary. Sixteen teams, some flying in from remote parts of the world, created art out of twelve-foot high, 25-ton blocks of snow. I stopped by last night to see what they sculpted. Wisconsin artists do know something about snow. Their entry,... Continue Reading →
After a week of sketching, inking, printing, cutting and pasting, I finished my annual family Christmas card. Whew! After adding up the hours, each card took around thirty minutes to make. It was a bumpy road for this Wild Rider. I'm sure you've been there too. This year, I struggled with every part of the... Continue Reading →
Another year and I still haven't learned my lesson. I put off making my handmade Christmas cards until after Thanksgiving. Wrangling a headstrong printer, inking with any resemblance to the family member, and cutting a zillion sheets of paper has been frustrating at times, but I finished twenty-five of them yesterday. YES! Would you like... Continue Reading →
When I first heard that a fifteen foot wood sculptured troll named Isak Heartstone had been discovered hanging out in Breckenridge, Colorado last year, I assumed I would bump into him. I mean the guy is 15 feet tall! I had to see for myself. After a little research I learned that due to traffic... Continue Reading →
Breckenridge, Colorado has hosted the International Snow Sculpture Championships since 1990. This year, sixteen teams from around the world chiseled and sculpted huge mounds of snow packed into 20-ton blocks. They had ninety-six hours to complete these magnificent but temporary works of art. No power tools were allowed. I photographed these eye candy sculptures so... Continue Reading →