I firmly believe that cost shouldn’t be a factor that stops you from trying a medium or creating art. One of the things I’m really passionate about it trying out brands outside of what I’m going to refer to as the “Big Three” colored pencil brands. If you aren't familiar this is typically Prismacolor Premier, … Continue reading Cezanne vs Prismacolor
Hello Everyone and Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a chance to rest over the holidays. I for one got my real first vacation in almost a year and it was glorious! Taking time to rest and recharge is critical for everyone, not just small business owners who still have full-time jobs! This past … Continue reading 2020 is in Focus
Hey Everyone! I recently did an interview on the Sharpened Artist Podcast with John Middick and Lisa Clough of Lachri Fine Art. The interview aired today and was so much fun! Many of you who have been following me here might not know how I got started with colored pencil or writing for Colored Pencil … Continue reading Sharpened Artist Podcast Interview
Hey Everyone! I have some exciting news to share with about a project I've been working over the last month. I partnered with American art supply store chain Jerry's Artarama and COLORED PENCIL Magazine to create a mixed media demo using products from the SoHo Urban Artist line of products. These products are available exclusively … Continue reading SoHo Urban Artist Project
Hey Everyone! I have some exciting news to share with you. After a great deal of research, surveys and hard work, I have finally opened my Etsy shop! The marketplace there is full of so many fantastic artisans, makers, and artists and I hope to be able to reach my current and a new audience … Continue reading Etsy, Here I Come!
I have often spoken about the importance of keeping a sketchbook and the more that I spend time on mine, the more I feel stronger about this. There's a freedom that a sketchbook allows you that the sometimes pristine blank sheet of paper or canvas doesn't. Sketchbooks, by nature, aren't meant to be on display. It's … Continue reading April Art Challenge