This weekend I had to get rid of an old palette. Crayola means a lot to me. I’m working on a new blogging class and the creative exploration class. I’m going to sketch and doodle the book this week. My birthday is coming up and I’d like to finish and scan the entire book. FirstContinue reading “Making changes”
So happy that today my ebook is available. The paperback will follow in about four weeks. I had so much fun working on this book. I’ll be doing a couple more edits before I publish the paperback.
I’ve had this design for a while so I decided to paint it. Thanks to a watercolor doodle. But it just wasn’t happening with watercolor. It turned out ok with acrylic. Not really. On a positive note I started playing around with a brush. This a cool technique I want to work with. First roughContinue reading “Tangled up”
I’ve been sketching a lot of letters. It’s always the ones that just happen that keep me excited. I totally get the whole you gotta love the process. Should I be signing my work? I have this habit of creating and sharing…everything. So there I go on society 6 going over all of my designs.Continue reading “Create because you want to”
Does this tree with all it’s blue tones work? Does it convey that others will try but you live your life thought? The emotions here are sadness. compassion,comfort, trust, faith, love, melancholy and… I love the words live your life placed right under the tree metaphorically taking the place of roots. We’ll see because it’sContinue reading “Life Tree With Blue Tones?”
I just want to have fun with this book. I’m still working on my summer plan. All the details are almost in place. I sat and doodled away at some lines, patterns, and textures. Ok at first I referenced some Instagram faves. Then I just kept creating. It’s like writing. It’s always good to justContinue reading “Creative Brainstorm”
whatever you want! That’s what I did with Wise Trees and that’s what the kids that I miss so much did. It’s the best way to create. Tonight I’ll work on the book cover and that’s it.
Love this technique. Melted crayons are hard to paint with because they quickly dry up. I was forced to hurry up and paint. Not sure I’d try this again, as it ruined some brushes. Melting crayons made such a mess. But this is one of my favorite trees because I fed my curiosity. This hasContinue reading “painting trees with crayons”
Some sketches were cool and others I have no idea what was going on… It’s almost Friday and why does that bother me. Maybe because aside from the kids I love, I really want to work on art more and have this be my full time gig. Oh to be among those who say yesContinue reading “More love sketches”
I’m done with the illustrations. I like the ones I repainted a whole lot better. Maybe I should repaint this …and I found an awesome marker to do all the hand lettering. What an awesome brown. I’d like to buy more of these. Yes! …and then there’s this obsession with hearts. This book has beenContinue reading “Done”