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…

Behind The Scenes Of The African Elephant Drawing

20% of the proceeds from prints sold of this drawing will be donated to the 96 Elephants conservation campaign…

Behind The Scenes Of The Cooper’s Hawk Drawing

Cooper’s Hawk was an experiment for two reasons: it was drawn just using black, white, and grey pencils, and it was the first drawing I ever filmed…

7 Reasons I Love Working In Colored Pencil

Colored pencil has become my absolute favorite medium in which to work, and here’s 7 reasons why that is…

How I Became An Artist – An Unexpected Path

My plan was to become a forensic anthropologist, until an unknown illness swept my life in a different direction…