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
Hey Everyone, I have officially finished all 31 days of this year's Inktober challenge and man was it quite the ride! You never realize how much you're capable of until you decide to do way too much. I really felt like I hit my stride in the second half of the challenge and incorporated a lot … Continue reading Inktober Part 2
Hey Everyone! October has been a crazy busy month, so my apologies for the lack of blog posts. I decided to take on the Inktober challenge this year on top of my regular schedule for my Canada 150 series, Colored Pencil Magazine article and some commission work as well. (As I'm writing this I'm now questioning … Continue reading Inktober Part 1
This month's artist tip is about making your own travel sketch kit. Some of the challenges we face as artists are things like having inspiration strike when you're not anywhere near your sketchbook. It feels the Creativity Gods are playing a cruel joke sometimes, doesn't it? Having a travel sketch kit with you can help … Continue reading How to Make a Travel Sketch Kit
If you’ve been drawing for a while or have even taken a few art classes, you may have heard of the importance of keeping a sketchbook. They're what I like to call a “Creative Safe Zone.” It’s a place just for you where you can get out concepts you have in your head, practice drawing … Continue reading Keep A Sketchbook
Reblogged from: May 15, 2015 Hola Everyone! I just got back from an awesome vacation in Mexico! It was my first time there and despite some nerves about going, I had a great time! We saw 2 of our great friends get married, relaxed and I even got some drawing time in by the pool! … Continue reading Vacation in Mexico!