The Look On Their Faces – My Favorite Part Of Exhibiting My Art

People are almost always shocked when I tell them my work is done in colored pencil. More often than not I get asked, “Are you sure?!?”


An Emotional Post – What It’s Like Being A Chronically Ill Artist

I thought perhaps I wouldn’t be writing a blog post this week because I’ve been feeling pretty horrible lately. We’re currently doing medical testing to figure out what’s going on. Then I realized this morning that maybe that’s the exact fuel I need in order to write this particular blog post. As many of you […]


Behind The Scenes Of The Jada Commission

I was recently asked to do a commission for a friend of their show dog, Jada, who passed away last year. Having met Jada, a black field spaniel, on a number of occasions and knowing how beautiful she was and her friendly, loving spirit, I was more than happy to take on that task! Below […]


Drawing With Corrina – Session 3 – Using An X-Acto Knife

Session 3 was just uploaded to YouTube and it’s all about how to use an x-acto knife to create small details in your drawing.


Drawing With Corrina – Session 2 – How To BLEND Colored Pencil

Welcome to Session 2 of Drawing With Corrina! Learn different techniques used to BLEND colored pencil to create vibrant, opaque color.


Drawing With Corrina – Session 1 – How To LAYER With Colored Pencil

Welcome to Session One of Drawing With Corrina! In this session, you’ll learn techniques for creating opaque, VIBRANT color with colored pencil.


I Get Rejected Almost Daily – Here’s Why That’s A Good Thing

  “No thanks.” (The entirety of a recent rejection I received.) Rejection is something we shy away from, something I’m not sure if anyone would view as a good thing. You certainly don’t strive to be rejected. And yet, when it comes to owning your own business, especially a creative one, rejection happens all the […]


Learn How To Draw In 2017 – How I Plan To Help You

if you’re someone who wants to know HOW I create my realistic, vibrant drawings, you’re in luck! Learn how to draw in colored pencil…


How To NOT Get Overwhelmed With A Complex Drawing

Here’s the techniques that I use to keep myself calm while attempting complex drawings.


My New Fascination With Drawing On Wood

January has been the month of drawing on wood! In my last blog post, I talked about my first drawing that I’ve done on wood, the Kitten Heart, which is shown below. This was an experiment for a charity event being held at Rustic Roots during the month of February.   My New Interest In […]