More doodles and for reals plan

Today I sat unmotivated again…I tried drawing with a pencil. The erasing started… and then I let go. Sometimes I forget that the point of sketching and doodling is in ideas. Ideas don’t always have to make sense. The best ones don’t. I’m going to sit down when the house is calm, without interruption and […]

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. […]

On writing a book

  Seriously writing a book is hard. I love the painting. The stories practically write themeselves. BUT it’s the editing mind games that twist you up. Do I keep this? Who are these characters? What’s the message? Will I make the kids smile? Bartholomew makes me smile? At some point I began writing because this […]

writing a picture book…

this week I have been working on lots of side projects, got a new painters pen and am working on a collaboration project.¬† I did finish editing most of the trees for the wise trees book. Dedication Page BEAUTIFUL trees inspired this book. This book is a reminder to always follow your curiosity and imagination. […]

Wise Trees Indeed

So I didn’t make my Read Across America deadline BUT I was sick and still am. I am slowly recovering and something AMAZING happened. After a long LONG ¬†week I got out my paint brushes and painted. With each stroke I felt this charge and painted an awesome tree. Tree Notes: observe a tree wait […]