I’ve gotten more done on the Hand lettering class project and I’m still experimenting with the background:
A drawing evolves
I began an online class assignment in 2014 on the subject of hand-lettering a quote. It’s a good thing that the class is “work at your own pace;” I have been itching to get back to it and have a new sketch to show for it! This is the central image, I will be adding…
The sun is setting on another year and I have been thinking about goals, both old and new. It’s important for me to remember to celebrate accomplishments first, before moving too far into the goal-setting stage. I found myself ignoring that last week, my thoughts focusing only on what I’d like to achieve in 2015.…
Book Review: “Show Your Work” by Austin Kleon
Austin Kleon’s Show Your Work, is a great follow up to his highly successful Steal Like an Artist; once you have been inspired and created work, you need to share your efforts with the world. Show Your Work is very simply written, using bold statements, art/poetry, quotes, and hand-drawn charts to elaborate on the author’s ideas.…
I love Pinterest!
I began using Pinterest last year as an experiment to showcase my artwork and my illustrated characters’ lives as well as images or subjects that inspire my creativity. I have recently found it useful as a way to collect images for research related to my illustration projects. I am taking part in an online Skillshare…
Play On Words: Fashion Weak
Fashion Week started here in New York City on February 6, and I was freelancing with a fashion-related publication at that time and I thought of this image. New York Fashion Week is such an exciting time… I have never been to a fashion show but I like checking out The Cut blog on New York…
How does my garden grow?
I was visiting my friend, B, on Sunday and helping out in her large vegetable and flower garden in Westchester County. B’s brother has quite a bit of land around his home (especially compared to what this city mouse is used to!) and he knew she was interested in learning more about farming, so they…