It’s my first MerMay! I was so nervous to do a 31 day challenge with a busy schedule, but now that it’s over, I’m pretty surprised with the results. Still wish I could have drawn every day, but I’m satisfied with 10/31. Shortly after Tom Bancroft posted the prompts for this year, I started planning. … Continue reading MerMay Results
Everywhere I look, there are beautiful drawings of dogs looking stoic and Continue reading Dogs Making Stupid Faces No.1
Hard to believe it has been months since my last posting and I’ve done so much! Some main things checked off since April: Meet with other designers and learn from them <—mostly Take classes on running your own business <— also mostly Build a professional network Work out twice a week Get your first client Print … Continue reading April through July Madness
A few months into my speckled painting project and I’m happy to say it is going great! I took the week off work and started my vacation with an 11 hour painting because that’s my kind of fun. Okay, that’s not totally true. I’ve also watched the original X-Files and played Mario Kart. Continue reading Digital Painting Success
About a month ago, I scrolled over a collection of images that featured marine life and started to notice a glowing effect on the creatures with specks surrounding them. I wanted to try and recreate that look in my digital paintings. It’s now over a month into this painting experiment and things are looking a lot better. I … Continue reading More Speckles with a Little Bokeh.
Tonight I wanted to attempt a new style idea that has been on my mind for about a week. I thought about adding specks to my work since it is something that I haven’t tried before and something that I haven’t seen anyone else doing yet. I type this knowing that tomorrow I’m going to … Continue reading Speckled and Glowing