Join Me at Refocus Northwest!



Friends, I am so excited to let you know about a brand new creative retreat in the Pacific Northwest for people wanting to refocus, re-inspire, or revamp their creative careers. Refocus Northwest is a get-away designed to support your efforts to get serious about your creative next step. Join us for this weekend of learning, sharing, making and camping…in amazing vintage trailers at the infamous Sou’wester. You’ll learn from entrepreneurs who have built successful creative businesses, we’ll have fun creating some very cool projects and we’ll be inspired by the beauty of the NW coast. We’ll drink coffee, sit by the campfire and get to know each other.

I’ll be there and will be giving a talk on Saturday morning. I can’t wait!

The deets:
Dates: April 29 – May 2, 2016
Where: Sou’wester in Seaview Washington (cutest accommodations ever)
Register here.

Space is limited so register today.


New Coloring Books Available for Pre-Order!



Friends, I am so excited to release three brand new coloring books! They are out March 1, and available now for preorder. You can get Flora and Fauna here, Arboretum here and Wildflowers here.  Each book features 30 of my original designs, perforated pages for super easy sharing and framing of your artwork, and 4 designs already colored by me for inspiration or display.


CATEGORIES: Drawings | For Sale | My Books

Experiments in Blue 2016 // Week Five



This week was a busy week! So I have only made two small studies in blue. These are both studies for my new painting series (see last week’s post for the beginning of that series).

Hope everyone has a great Monday.


Experiments in Blue 2016 // Week Four



Above you can see my fourth painting in my Experiments in Blue 2016 Project! This year, each week I am making one painting that uses mostly the color blue.

This week I also started a new series inspired by 1970’s graphic design. This painting was also the first in that series. You can see two of the others below. More to come! Stay tuned.



It’s National Handwriting Day!



Friends, it’s National Handwriting Day! To celebrate, Sakura is holding an Instagram giveaway. They’re asking users to write their favorite quote on a piece of paper and post their images using the hashtag #handwritingmatters on Instagram in order to be considered.

By Monday 1/25, Sakura will choose 10 winners to receive a prize consisting of the items in the attached image below. The giveaway’s only open to residents of the US and Canada, and you must be over 13 to participate. The full rules are listed here.


Prize includes:

–          Pigma Professional Brush Pen, all three sizes of fine, medium, bold

–          Pigma Calligrapher in all six colors and 2mm nib size

–          2 Koi Coloring Brush Pens

–          4 Gelly Roll

–          1 Pigma Pen 10

–          1 XS12 Mechanical Pencil

–          1 Pigma Graphic

–          3 Pigma Micron

–          1 Strathmore Writing pad

20 pens in total!