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”
Today was a weird day. Not that other days aren’t. Sometimes I have these days where nothing works. I’m learning to get past that by continuing to create. I get an idea and then it gets lost in the process. The acrylic paint was too thick or old. The flirty color scheme didn’t mix right.Continue reading “Dear Inner Critic”
It’s been crazy, my eyes are tired but I think I’m done with the lettering. I finished the layout earlier and somehow it didn’t save. I kept making all these mistakes. I needed to change the book size because the images didn’t look right. Back and forth and back and forth and now I’m done.Continue reading “First book layout is done!”
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”
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”
Yes art lights me up. I can talk about it for hours. I may be sad, tired, confusd, mad, lost or sick but somehow painting and creating invigorates me. Painting is my happy place. Writing is my happy place. I painted this idea that has been a sketch for a long enough time. Today I’llContinue reading “art lights me up”
the right attitude I say attitude makes all the difference. The one on the right is awesome. The one on the left needs work. I definitely used the wrong paper and the wrong brush but still painted an awesome flower. The right attitude always wins!
Here I am working on a book and finishing my last illustration. Then I get this amazing idea to paint hearts. I do love hearts. I do love the idea that one project leads to another. Live your story is a fun book for kids to look at…the grown up ones too. Painting objects withContinue reading “Heart shaped stickers”