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”

Just Create

I’ve been painting letters. Ugh, I painted three doors today; they just kept coming out awful. AND then I… a little voice said,”these doors aren’t going to happen.” There’s too much detail and they don’t fit with the style of the book. Sometimes I just create. These are the awesome days. Other days I thinkContinue reading “Just Create”

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?”

3 Painting Projects

Exploration projects are under way and I’m about to paint a watermelon for a fun first day of summer collaboration. Life is good! Crayon layering technique with watercolor. What a twisted idea! I’ve done this before but this time it came out awesome. I guess the trick is to add a little pressure as youContinue reading “3 Painting Projects”

Master the Medium or Idea?

….a thought prompted my a recent blog post. First of all I’m a mixed media artist. I love using various paint and fun tools. I do and have wondered how this exploring ties in to the 10,000 hours of practice. Yes I love working with watercolor and tempera. I feel like my journey has onlyContinue reading “Master the Medium or Idea?”

Doing What?

So last night I read some tips on how to get “stuff” done effectively. One could be busy-busy but the deep question is DOING WHAT? That’s exactly how I felt today, and probably why I’ve been doing some fun art … in between the illustration painting for the book. DOING WHAT? I paint my curiosityContinue reading “Doing What?”