It’s a process…

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 read […]

Hello 2019!

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 –

Who Cares?

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 place […]

Projects Are King

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 color […]

2018 Art Lessons

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. How […]

When you get a BIG IDEA…

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. […]

Art is my world

  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 work […]