Land Escapes Art Show

Saturday, March 24 from 6:00 to 9:00 is the opening of Land Escapes, a show I am doing with Abira Ali at SPACE – South Pasadena Art Center. The description of the show from the gallery’s website:
Land Escapes features the work of Los Angeles artists Abira Ali and Kathleen Coyle. Originally conceived by Joan Weinzettle [...]


Mama bird and baby bird. tweet tweet. “Will you be my valentine?”I painted this when I was pregnant with Felix. I painted through the morning sickness and wondered about my baby. “Who are you, my love?”
Felix painted this the other day and declared it a Valentine flower. He banned me from the room [...]

magical tree of everything

-click the photo for bigger magic trees!
Here are a few of the paintings that were done in the Magical Tree of Everything class.
edited to add: teacher abira ali’s flickr set with all the paintings from her wonderful class.

painting together

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painting together, originally uploaded by kat coyle.
Felix and I have been painting together. We’re taking a class called “the magical tree of everything” and last Wednesday we painted trees that were very [...]


Gudrun from the Shetland Trader tagged me. I was also tagged awhile back by creative yarn but I never got around to doing it. Both memes are kind of the same, one is answer these questions and the other is, list 7 random facts.
“The rules of the game get posted at the beginning. Each player [...]

busy hands

Keeping my hands busy in this summer heat. Last week I sent off a design for Classic Elite and I’m waiting for yarn for a project for Interweave Knits. That’s my business report: in between projects for spring 2008.
Here is a finished pair of socks for a friend’s birthday.It is so hot outside I decided [...]

summer stars

This is a painting I made a few years ago that hangs on the wall facing our front door. Welcome!

Recently, I bought many balls of sparkly yarn (Louisa Harding Coquette). It has multi colored sequins strung all over it that look like tiny summer stars. I felt like whipping up something really simple to wear [...]