I’m probably bonkers for committing to an art challenge this month, but here I am!
This month, like I did last year, I’m participating in the MerMay challenge! Last year was done fully traditional with watercolors and inks, and I liked how most of my paintings turned out. This year, I’m craving some practice with digital tools, so I’m using the Procreate app on my iPad Pro and using randomly generated color palettes to guide my paintings. Read More
Lately, I’ve really enjoyed incorporating a little bit of bling into my paintings and designs. I love the way a metallic foil texture looks in real life, but digitally, it’s not so easy to capture that shine and glow. Or is it? Keep reading to find out! Read More
If you’re searching for ways to improve your shop or social media traffic, blog post after blog post will tell you your photography needs to be on point. Sorry, but I’m about to add to that list! Over the past few years, trial and error, practice, and a little ingenuity have helped me see a notable improvement in photos I post to my shops or on Instagram. Here’s how I do it! Read More
Earlier this year, I was contacted by the organizers of Texas Corgi Roundup and had the opportunity to support their group and charities as a sponsoring artist. Of course, I said yes…how can I turn down corgis? Read More
I've never considered myself a photographer but I'm always trying to up my photo game, even if it's on a smartphone, and even if those photos are limited to social media posts. I use my phone 90% of the time for photographing sketches, paintings, BTS and whatnot. I have a point and shoot camera, but my iPhone 7s has a great camera and generally can get the job done for me.
After snapping photos, editing comes next, because it's rare that I'll get a perfect shot that requires no extra fluff. That and I have a weakness for punchy colors. So here are some of my favorite apps and what's so great about them! Read More