Making changes

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”

Paint with a paper roll?

I’d like to start the week with a reminder that it’s all about the process. Who knew I could use this to make hearts? This week I’ll be…what will I do? review Live Your Story Edit if needed Learn the basics of instagram photos and try a few Book dummy for Road Trip draw moreContinue reading “Paint with a paper roll?”

First book layout is done!

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!”

Create because you want to

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”

Life Tree With Blue Tones?

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?”

painting trees with acrylic

This is the last and final tree for the book. It’s a weird tree but it’s beautiful. My ending thoughts for the book are that we should allow trees to grow however they choose. We should protect our trees, give them water and allow them to grow. Should we not do the same with eachContinue reading “painting trees with acrylic”

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.Continue reading “When you get a BIG IDEA…”

Do it wrong

  I’m so glad I know who Seth Godin is. I want to be a Linchpin. I am a linchpin. A few days ago I was having this conversation, a conversation that I come back to a lot. A father can’t play legos with his son because the father has to build the right way? IContinue reading “Do it wrong”

I am an illustrator

I’m not an illustrator. I am not a hand letterer. Wait a minute, did I just write that? Yeah I did and its forever on the last page of my journal entry. Something feels wrong about this. I feel limited.   So then  I go and listen to an awesome The Nose Knows Podcast. JonContinue reading “I am an illustrator”