To be or not to be

When did you know you wanted to be an artist? This is an easy and yet difficult question to answer. As I believe it is for all creatives. We often struggle even calling ourselves "artist" let alone deciding we want to be one. I have been an "artist" all my life. I loved coloring and... Continue Reading →

100 Days of Art: Day 4

Each Day I will post a corresponding blog post about each artwork with the title and information about the artwork along with a story behind it. Title: Swallowtail I Size: 5"x5" Medium: India ink, Orange ink, Canary yellow ink, blue Paper: 140 lb cold press watercolor paper I have had a fascination with butterflies for... Continue Reading →

100 Days of Art: Day 3

Each Day I will post a corresponding blog post about each artwork with the title and information about the artwork along with a story behind the artwork. Title: Sunshine Size: 4"x5" Medium: India ink Paper: 140 lb cold press watercolor paper With this drawing I created a young fairy with beautiful stacks of hair facing... Continue Reading →

100 Days of Art: Day 2

Each Day I will post a corresponding blog post about each artwork with the title and information about the artwork along with a story behind the artwork. Title: Little Narwhal Size: 4"x5" Medium: India ink Paper: 140 lb cold press watercolor paper The Little Narwhal drawing is a sweet and simple concept. I had never... Continue Reading →

The most important thing.

What is your most important artist tool? Is there something you can’t live without in your studio? My most important thing is my pens. I have accumulated many over time and have experimented here and there. I think all artists owe it to themselves to keep trying new artists tools whenever possible. As a pen... Continue Reading →

Fear and art

Today I had a conversation with a long time art friend about her work. We usually bounce ideas off each other here and there. She does these beautiful pastel drawings that I feel strongly she should do more of. We talked about being afraid and our confidence in making things as creatives. I thought, I... Continue Reading →

Oh my sweet muse!

Art Question: What inspires you?  So many things... I find inspiration in everything around me. From lyrics, to poems, to scriptures, to movies and everything in between. I think the easiest way for me to explain it, is to show it. This song and this artist:     Inspired this artwork: I am a big... Continue Reading →

Is it finished?

How do you know when a work is finished? So I decided to find common questions for artists and write some blog posts about them. This question is a tough one and mainly because the answer is subjective. It's at the heart of every artist's voice and style. First, let's define creativity: the use of... Continue Reading →

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