When I started writing for COLORED PENCIL Magazine in 2016, I would have been happy if it had lasted even a couple months nevermind almost 4 years! Fast forward to now and I have a new book coming out that is a "Best of" collection of the articles I've written for the magazine in that … Continue reading My Best of Q&A Book is Coming!
Hey Everyone! I strongly believe in helping other artists improve their artwork. Often it's one simple bit of advice becomes a game-changer for someone. Having benefited from the advice of others myself, I feel like it only makes sense to pay that forward. I've recently updated my Patreon tiers to offer more to my paying … Continue reading Patreon Exclusive Tutorial Preview
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! October is fast approaching and with that Inktober! For those of you unfamiliar, Inktober was created by Illustrator Jake Parker 9 years ago as a 31-day challenge to improve his inking skills. It since has grown exponentially popular on Instagram with worldwide participation. In this month's Artsnacks box I received not one, but … Continue reading ARTSNACKS SEPTEMBER BOX REVIEW
Hey Everyone! This month's Artsnacks box had some familiar favorites in addition to fun new products. My subject matter for my test illustration also inspired an obsession that I'm currently exploring with peony flowers. Let's have a look at this month's box! Items in the Box: L'Aquarelle Canson Heritage Watercolor Paper (BONUS ITEM) Dixon Ticonderoga … Continue reading ARTSNACKS AUGUST BOX REVIEW