Category: Art/Design

Sketching Vs. Improvising

Whether you are a writer or an artist there’s the uniform recommendation to make an outline of your story or a sketch of your work in order to provide yourself with direction. The wisdom states that if you want to be good at creating…

Discovering Favorite Supplies

I want to introduce you to a few of my favorite art (and writing) supplies. Like a lucky pair of mismatched dirty socks that, when worn, inexplicably lead to sports success these are my personal favorites because they help me forget about the materials…

Grasslands Ghosts

I’m very excited to share my new series of paintings titled “Grasslands Ghosts” inspired by the urban nature of Jacksonville. 

Inktober, NaNoWriMo and Getting Caught Up

There is not a day in my life that I have ever been bored. Not to say that I haven’t engaged in activities that are tedious, monotonous or mind-numbing but rather that every day I have more things I am eager to think about…

Jax Makes – Updates and Thoughts

On Saturday I was a vendor at the Jacksonville Public Library for the Jax Makes event. There were 70 vendors split between three floors on the library. I have a variety of thoughts about the event.

Inktober 2018

This will be my first year participating in Inktober but having participated in a variety of art challenges over the last year I feel adequately prepared to take it on. I’ve been wanting to include more art posts on this blog and Inktober is…

Jax Makes – Getting Ready

On October 13 the Main Library in Jacksonville, FL is hosting Jax Makes as a celebration of local makers and artisans. Independent of this I have spent the last nine months working on a series of handmade greeting cards and wall art. Serendipitously I…

Art: Society6 and beyond

During the course of 2017 I spent a lot of time on Instagram and in my journal exploring BuJo and art. My history with art is that it was always more of my father’s realm but as such I’ve been immersed in it all…