“Earth Mandala” by Mitra as May 2015

In honor of earth – a mandala on smooth ground collecting twig, leaf & stone This month’s image is inspired by a visit I made to my local park, Stow Grove, in Goleta, CA. It’s one of the only places near my home where I can be in a forest of redwoods. My intention was…

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Earth Mother and Father Sky Weep

I hope you enjoy my desktop calendar for November, “Earth Mother and Sky Father Weep.” This image is available for personal use and if you love it, please order a print, canvas, bag or pillow online! Video about the making of this image: This image was created as part of my research for a final…

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Twin Dogs Painting

This month’s desktop art was inspired by two twin girls who love dogs 🙂 To read more about this painting and see some of the process – check out my past post. If you love this image – there are prints available for purchase online.

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Cat & Bird

This month’s free calendar is a photo from my recent oil painting, ‘Luna and Ghost.’ I really enjoy watching my animals interact – and this fantasy image was inspired by actual events. If you would like to see the creative process and photos of Ghost and Luna check out my earlier post. I also have…

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March 2014 – flower desktop art

For March I went back to the iPad for some fun and simple pattern flowers. I’ve been thinking about negative space and shapes. This month the calendar art does not completely fill the canvas – but is a free shape that can be positioned in various layouts with the save overall feeling. I hope you…

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bird painting

I hope you enjoy the February 2014 desktop calendar for your devices. I’m working an a digital version, but this one is an oil filter from a photo of the original painting. Below are some images from the painting process.

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January 2014

A new year brings new technical specifications for those of us working in the design world. It’s not easy to keep up with all the changes – but it’s not hard to make the changes either! I hope you enjoy this years update in my monthly free calendar art. This year I am simplifying the…

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