Sketchbook


TRACE. Allow me to explain, please. Every time I go on a social media platform and look at the art pages/subs/groups, inevitably someone asks about projectors and people lose their freaking minds. It’s absurd. They never answer the question. All they do is gang up on the poor soul who […]

To Trace Or Not To Trace?


I know it’s cold and you just want 5 more minutes, but I believe in you.   Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. — Helen Keller Monday Joke: To whoever stole my copy of Microsoft Office, I will find you. […]

Don’t Let Monday Suck!


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I can’t believe it’s the end of the year already. That makes sense considering I slept through the first 8 months. To date, besides a few measly paintings for 30 in 30 back in January, I have not completed one painting this year. It’s so easy to beat myself up […]

2018, I hardly knew you!



I finally decided to commit to this book several months ago. I started by just doing the morning pages (3 pages hand-written every morning, conscious thought) for a month or two, then I decided to dive in to the rest. Tomorrow is the start of week 12 and it is […]

The Artist’s Way






It seems every artist has read this book. It’s been on my shelf since college. 9-11 years.  I haven’t read it. Well, I’m trying to get into the habit of the Miracle Morning routine. I love it. But I also love laying in bed and looking at Facebook until Gunnar […]

The Art Spirit





Edit: I meant to delete this post because I did not live up to my promise. I’m sorry. Past me completely over-estimated my ability to care about much of anything after my grandma died and when I’m normally a spotty at best blogger, that’s just a recipe for, well, this […]

You Like Me? You Really Like Me?










Here’s what I ‘ve been up to: Watching videos about artists. Art 21 is an amazing resource to learn about all types of art and artists. Reading articles, like this one, about artists. What do you think? Should the girl stay or go? Looking up Bullet Journal layouts on Pinterest. […]

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