a fun and beautiful one at that. I forgot to get rid of second try. I’m relying too much on Afinity Photo. Anyway these are beautiful poppies. What color! Sometims the third time is the charmer. I keep forgeting that I want children to have fun with this book and be able to easily readContinue reading “It’s a process…”
This year’s to-do list: I got lots more projects. -experiment with texture -experiment with color -love story book -we are one collage animal book -short story books -repaint sketches -experiment with color -learn gouache -lots more -there are no impossibilities –
I do love Paul McCartney’s new song. The biggest lesson I learned this year is who cares. I love my letters. I love my drawings. I enjoy my art. Sure I need to go back to hand lettering. I love color. I should keep mixing. Isn’t that the point. I could be in this placeContinue reading “Who Cares?”
Creating projects means you are showing up. You show up and that helps you persevere. When my work sucked, I showed up. When I had the wrong idea, I showed up. When my work sucked, I showed up. There’s been many times where I reference Adobe Kuler, or How magazine to get ideas for colorContinue reading “Projects Are King”
I want to take the last days to reflect on my art. There have been many MANY lessons that I’ve learned. Yet it seems I haven’t learned enough. I’ll never forget the terrible day I deleted my finished book, TWICE. Perseverance is a big one. Even when you know its bad you keep going. HowContinue reading “2018 Art Lessons”
some old sketchbook designs. I’ve had these for years, but I’ll keep painting them because I want to. 5 minute draws, words and a new collection for the shop? Yeah sounds like a good idea. Let’s do it.
GO FOR IT. I know, I’ve always known when an idea is the right one. The problem is that resistance shows up and it has for a long time…too long. There came a point when I just couldn’t listen anymore. There comes a time in everyone’s life when you can’t accept another come back tomorrow.Continue reading “When you get a BIG IDEA…”
I can’t believe how creative these kids are. “You guys are artists. WOW” Seriously I am surprised at how much fun it was to watch them take control and feel a part of something. Prior to this activity we were doing boring fill in the blank busy work, the theme was how families workContinue reading “Art is my world”