An Emotional Post This Thanksgiving – My Path To Happiness

Every day I’m grateful for so much, and somehow in the midst of the worst and longest experience of my life, I’ve learned to be happier than ever before…


6 Best Ways To Support Your Favorite Artists

There’s nothing that can lift my spirit and help motivate my muse more than a friendly word from a client or fan.


Why I Choose To Draw Animals

I light up every time I see an animal. It’s as if someone injected me with positive energy, and it doesn’t matter what species.


5 Other Contemporary Artists I Love

Here are 5 artists in particular whose work I admire and who are wonderful people too!


Behind The Scenes Of Commissions

Since this year I’ve taken on more commissions than ever before, I thought I’d give you a backstage pass and show you the joy, and the frustrations, of commissions.


My New Studio Assistant!

  Say Hi To My New Studio Helper! The last few weeks have been very busy and stressful in our household. But one thing that has brought a bright light into our lives is my new studio helper, Juno! On September 2nd, we went to a local Humane Society, an organization to which I often […]


Behind The Scenes Of The Giraffe Drawing

It’s been a little while since I finished my latest drawing due to illness, traveling, and just plain being busy working on other parts of my business! Therefore, I’m happy to announce that my newest drawing is finished! Say hello to my “Giraffe” drawing, completed in colored pencil on mixed media board. This piece is […]


My Favorite Part Of The Drawing Process

Drawing, however, is not my favorite part of creating artwork. Surprised? Most people are….


How I Motivate Myself To Draw

This blog post is based on a question I received by one of my Facebook followers: How do I get motivated to draw?


10 Reasons I Love Being An Artist

Artists are some of the most interesting, unique, crazy, uncomfortable, conflicted, insecure, amazing, and inspirational people I have ever met…