Can’t draw right?

I can’t seem to draw Ellie right. I  keep trying and erasing. I guess tonight’s not a good day to draw.   I can’t seem to concentrate. My drawing feels to forced. I keep erasing  and erasing and ERASING…stuck in the same place. Do I draw my characters as I have? For some reason I’m  drawnContinue reading “Can’t draw right?”

You gotta make that story!

You gotta make that story!–the email that I literally just read. Well, not exactly but the subject line singled me out. I’ve been thinking about this dream of making money doing what I love. I love art. I love art so much, I realize teaching 1st grade at an art program school isn’t the optionContinue reading “You gotta make that story!”

projects help you learn

There is so much I’ve learned since I had this crazy idea to write my very own picture book. Seems like such a looong time since then.  I’ve been thinking about this a lot.   I learned to paint my trees with fun objects with Jay Lee. I learned to add texture with my treesContinue reading “projects help you learn”

thoughts are things

  So I’ve been gathering my thoughts on the process of writing my book. I had actually been working on another book. I had all these images in my mind–but I didn’t have the skill to draw them. I went for a walk and this idea to create a simpler picture book  emerged. I couldContinue reading “thoughts are things”