Sale in My Shop!

04/08/16

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Friends, starting today I am having a Pre-Mother’s Day Sale in my shop. Get your gifts for mom here. I have coloring books, books of inspirational quotations, loads of prints, tote bags, notecards and so much more!

To take advantage of the sale use Coupon code: MOMRULES for 15% off through April 12th. Many items in my shop are already discounted, so take this additional discount on top of those for great savings.

Oh, and happy Friday!

CATEGORIES: For Sale
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New Podcast: Creative Pep Talk with Andy Miller

04/07/16

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I was so excited when fellow illustrator and all around amazing guy, Andy Miller, invited me to be on his podcast Creative Pep Talk. We talked earlier this week about all kinds of things including collaboration, personal projects, marketing, burnout and more! You can give a listen here. Above: a portrait of me by Andy!! I love it.

Happy Thursday, friends!

CATEGORIES: Podcasts
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Experiments in Blue // Week 14

04/04/16

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This week’s Experiment in Blue is an abstract homage to water, mountains and sunshine. We had a beautiful weekend here in Portland and I was obviously feeling the brightness of spring fever!

This piece is made with acrylic paints on a 12×16 inch wood panel.

To see all of my pieces from this 2016 Experiments in Blue project, just click here.

Happy Monday!

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New Coloring Book Challenge Class with Creativebug!

04/01/16

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Join Creativebug instructor Courtney Cerruti for a class on coloring book coloring techniques! The class is called 30 Coloring Pages (that’s how many coloring pages you have access to in the class). Instructors & artists Courtney Cerruti, Pam Garrison and I have all created coloring book pages for the course and Courtney will show you some techniques for coloring them in.

Each week, you’ll get a new batch of downloadable pages from all three artists plus creative ways to color in the pages. Courtney’s lessons go way beyond the classic crayon, covering everything from colored pencils and markers to glitter pens and watercolors, with lots of tips for blending and adding dimension.

Week one starts today and it’s all about using colored pencils! Begin the class (or sign up for a Creativebug subscription) here (see “start your free trial” button on the top left if you are new to Creativebug.

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Happy Friday and happy coloring!

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Experiments in Blue // Week 13

03/28/16

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On Saturday I spent a couple of hours drawing then painting this piece for my Experiments in Blue series. I love hand imagery and so playing around with hand shapes in the form of a pattern was a lot of fun! This piece is about 12×16 inches, watercolor on paper.

Happy Monday, friends.

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