Favorite Projects and Colors of 2019

I’ll never forget my Lee friends. They painted the heart shaped leaves in all kinds of color and patterns. I arranged them. I want to paint with a fork more often. My Rooster is looking confident. The gingerbread house was so much fun. My Magnolia friends have a special place in my heart. The AdolfoContinue reading “Favorite Projects and Colors of 2019”

Dear Inner Critic

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”

Road Trip Book has begun

Let the fun times begin. I ‘ve been drawing letters and today I found myself googling Hallmark lettering artists. Then just now I’m looking at my sketches. This is the “stuff” that I love to do. I’m good at it too. I’ve also spent time going over the story notes from last summer’s road trip.Continue reading “Road Trip Book has begun”

I got to be me…

Once again trying to copy just deosn’t work out for me. I’m better at observing every color, shape and then recreating from memory. I’m not sure what happened here BUT, happened it did. I realize that it’s ok. I’ll go back to the drawing board. I’ll use my color palette for this project and haveContinue reading “I got to be me…”

Thrill of it all

My eyes are tired. I spent hours rectifying a stupid mistake. The book was done. Sure I had a few pictures to clean up and edit one last… few times BUT it was done. I got home yesterday with this excitement. Today is the day…it was suppose to be. I had been working on anotherContinue reading “Thrill of it all”

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!”