I was a pretty steady sketcher this summer. It was a good one — lots of camping and beach and swimming and other good summer stuff. Love having this record of some of our days.
I was working at a coffee shop this morning, so I didn’t have ink and brushes with me, but I made my drawing anyway.
I’ve decided to give myself a daily sketch challenge. I’d like to create a morning routine that kicks me right into creative work mode (instead of loafing around in social media land), so the plan is to make a sketch first thing when I enter my studio, before I even turn on my computer or […]
Here’s a glimpse of a project I’ve been working on for the past few weeks. These are a bunch of drafts of the color wash layer. Once I was happy with the color layer, I laid a sheet of translucent paper over the top and quickly made a graphite line drawing that roughly correlated to the […]
I plan to tattoo this on the back of my right hand, where I will see it every time I sit down at the computer to do something other than paint/draw/write. Hope to make it available soon as a print and a tote bag, because I have a feeling there are quite a few creative […]
Well, friends, it has been a busy month. A vacation in March derailed my steady little blogging train, and my habits and routines have been all out of whack ever since. And then this past weekend was the Western Washington SCBWI Spring Conference, and I spent much of the prior two weeks preparing for it. […]