The more you know.
Lunch break. Subbing high school art again today – while the students work on their own projects I’ve been digging into the copy of Adventures in Lettering by @bydawnnicole that I picked up at the library this week. . Really great lettering exercises, and I’m making a mental note to learn more about traditional calligraphy because that’s been the most challenging chunk of the book so far.
It seems fitting on this St Patrick’s Day weekend to tell you we’re cleaning out the attic today for next weekend’s garage sale. . I just found a few copies of the January 2008 issue of District magazine (r.i.p.) that had the most classy painting I ever created on the cover. My oldest buddy Chris Booke owns the original piece. It went to a real good home. . PS Chris,
“If you’re not enjoying reading, you’re reading the wrong things,” I recently said to a student in one of the high school classes I was sub teaching for. Then I reached into my tote bag and pulled out the copy of The Tao of Bill Murray I had checked out of the library. I handed it to him so he could take a look; he turned it over in his hands
I’m so excited to share this cute butterfly drawing I created recently! I was commissioned by Teaching Tolerance magazine to create a 2 page spread for “Mariposas” in their Spring 2017 issue. I created spot art to go with the editorial illustration for this article, too. Check out this fun hand lettering featuring a quote by Frida Kahlo: My painterly line drawing style is so much fun to work in. There’s
When you go to a double birthday party, you get to do two paintings! Here’s the tiny name canvas I painted for our friend Molli’s 5th birthday party last weekend. . It’s still bizarre to me that she’s a big kid now; when I met her at church years ago she was just this cute little thing in a baby carrier. . She’s still way cute. But ever so slightly