I don’t encourage anyone to take years off from their art. Yet, small breaks can sometimes be refreshing and allow for some contemplation. I have been reading In Montmartre by Sue Roe and it is a fabulous chronicle of the lives of Picasso, Matisse, and the Birth of Modernist Art. The topic of this blog
This month of December I am vlogging on Youtube about all of the changes the end of 2017 brought for us. We moved into a new apartment and I began working for a new company. The changes have brought a rich sources of inspiration to me. In this series of vlogmas I show the creation
In “The Devil’s in the Details” Dan Mumford revealed his working process for creating comic illustrations. An eye opening detailed discussion of each step of his creative process revealed one of his beautiful illustrations for the Dark Knight series. His work is both visually compelling and creatively inspiring. Please forgive the quality of these photos.
A botanical art show is well around the corner and I needed to design a piece to submit for it. My mom gave me a gift of a beautiful purple orchid for our new apartment the week after we got married. The orchid is a rare, striking purple and blue. I decided to use it
Developing personal projects is one of the most important things a designer can do with their spare time. It’s refreshing to know something you created is taking your vision and style to a new level. Here is one personal project for a friend I created recently.