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
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
Lapel pins are a hot ticket item right now, but traditional enamel pins can be really costly to produce. Wood pins are a unique alternative to their more pricey counterparts. Recently, I dove into pin making and designed my first ever pin! It was a learning experience and I wanted to share my experience with it! Read More
I'm back from the dead! Earlier this year I had my first artists' alley experience at a nearby fan convention. I prepped for months, creating new pieces of art specifically for the convention, making new products, and generally trying to keep it together until then. It was a great first experience, and I have some definite take-aways! Read More