When I think Steampunk the first thing that pops into my mind are the Graphic 45 papers. The new line "Steampunk Spells" has really given me a lot of inspiration this year. Here are a couple of canvases I've created using some of these papers.
I was born and raised in southern Michigan. I'm blessed with three children, two boys and a girl that range in age from 22-30. I've been married to a wonderful man for the last 24 years. He's been very supportive of my art and has always encourged my artistic pursuits. Even though I have a fine arts degree I still consider myself largely a self taught mixed media artist. Inspiration for my art comes from many different places. Old family photos, my children, pets, and especially our garden, it's a passion that both Thom and I share.