hand lettering the whole book

Yes. This will be the first book I completely hand letter. I just keep going back to Austin Kleon’s awesome books. I want to do it. I’m going to do it. That of course means I’ll re-paint the poem again. I have just the right aqua. I’ll practice more lettering. I can feel myself aboutContinue reading “hand lettering the whole book”

Book Map+Gouache+Tempera

Still working on the map. I mean I penciled in everything but not sure of the layout… I’m tired. I look tired. I feel tired. But even then, I paint. I stare at a blank page and for the first time in like ever, the tiredness has me fooled into thinking I have no ideaContinue reading “Book Map+Gouache+Tempera”

Live Your Story

I wrote this poem as a poster. I went through so many colors. My favorite was a much lighter shade of blue. Somehow I envisioned it on a wall someplace. I recall an artist who travels the world painting his words and drawings. With each stroke he gives life to old buildings. When asked whyContinue reading “Live Your Story”

Love Poem Update

A quick update for my love poem. I finally think I’ve got it. Have this idea for a beautiful rainbow.  So I had to paint it. I mixed up these colors. Then I wrote my poem with a brown twistable crayon. The layout didn’t work out so well BUT I kept telling myself just paintContinue reading “Love Poem Update”