Good day! In this post I'll take you behind-the-scenes on my latest illustration. Let's dive in!Read More
Here are some practical tips to help you jumpstart your own process.Read More
In my internet wanderings, there doesn't appear to be much in-depth material covering this topic. The following lists three reasons why gathering your own reference is so important.Read More
In our culture of instant gratification, it's hard not to automatically expect immediate results from our work.
Here's how the process usually goes...Read More
This was my first attempt to create an illustration almost completely digitally! I'm excited to share my process with you.Read More
You've lost motivation for what used to excite you. Distractions are stronger than ever. You keep finding (legitimate?) reasons to pursue other things.
It's okay, I've experienced these symptoms too.
Are you ready to identify the cause? If so, read on.Read More
I discuss this issue in-depth, giving you two ways to face this fearRead More
The key is...Read More
You have expectations for how your work should look, but it's all in your head. You're paralyzed by the thought of even starting to draw your ideal image. How would you even begin? A mood board can help.Read More
The last half of a two-part post.Read More
Hint: Living off an exclusive diet of ramen isn't it.Read More
I found the narrative of this Brothers' Grimm story intriguing. It's not your typical "happily-ever-after" tale. Feel free to read all about it as I share the illustration's work-in-progress.Read More
"What tools do you use?" is perhaps the most recurring question in an artist's profession. To save time answering this inevitable inquiry, I've made a list of my current tools for your review.Read More
This is one of my more unusual process posts as I am redoing a piece instead of starting on something new. I was glad that I decided to do it! The results are everything I wanted and I’m excited to share the results with you.Read More
It isn't easy, but it's so worth it.Read More
I've been wrestling like crazy with what I wanted this to look like vs what ends up coming out of my hands. I guess I'll play to my strengths and see what happens from there.Read More
In this post I've consolidated what I learned into, what I hope, are five helpful insights.Read More
The combination of metal and paint is certainly striking.Read More
I'm aspiring to make a living as an artist/illustrator.
Three days ago, I accepted a job offer as a Data Entry Specialist.
...eh? How does this Data entry thing help with the whole art thing?Read More
Thoughts on jumping the mental hurdles of initiating conversation.