just a colorful girl

in a black and white world

The Cockeyed Colorist

 
ABOUT US

With a bachelor’s degree in creative writing and a master’s degree in curriculum, Jenny Medlock has spent more than two decades teaching in public schools in Tennessee, Nevada, and Arizona. Although interested in design at an early age, life took her in different directions, and only in the last few years has she turned to line and color as a creative outlet. Mindful of the many artists who fully realized their creativity after five or more decades of life and thought, she continues to pursue her artistic journey.

 

 

Jenny lives in Queen Creek, Arizona, with her husband, Jeff, and six cats. As an educator by day and artist by night, she strives to leave the world a little better (and a little more colorful) than she found it. Her goal is to make people smile through whimsical interpretations of familiar people, places, and things. She is a teacher, writer, and artist in pursuit of a life well-lived, a family well-loved, and creativity well-tended.

Jenny Medlock
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The Cockeyed Colorist
Lochinvar
Jenny is the (not so) evil genius behind a diabolical plot to save the world with art that makes people smile whether they want to or not.
Jeff is the organization’s Yes Man, as in “Yes, I know you can do it!” and “Yes, I’m here to help!” His jack-of-all-trades role keeps the machinery moving forward.
Smudgikins
Chaircat of the Board
Sadly, Smudgikins (aka Old Blue Eyes), passed away in July of 2018.  From her new seat of power she still supervises the CEO and doles out responsibilities to the minions. Physically she is gone, but her presence lingers.
Licorice
Chief Fool and Art Critic
Licorice sees himself as a feline Jackson Pollack working in cat spit instead of gloss enamel.  His commentary and frequent purrs keep the artist on track. 
Banditiliumptious
Cat Encouragement Officer
Banditiliumptious brings incentive toys to the workers and makes sure everyone knows when it's time to quit for dinner.
Curious Georgina
Chief of Annoying Technology
As the CAT, Georgie is never around when you need her.  She specializes in hiding until problems are solved, unless someone shakes the treat jar.
Stanzilicious Pouffy Pants
Efficiency Expert
Stanzilicious Pouffy Pants calls the staff to the basement to work every day and provides periodic petting breaks to her servants. 
PaddiPaws Pushbutton
Intern
PaddiPaws serves as an assistant to Stanzilicious Pouffy Pants, who takes great pleasure in ordering her about and sending her for catnip and treats. 
 
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