I got a quick little commission for a coloring page with the words “that shit ain’t right.” The reason for the requested page is more complicated than the phrase itself, but I’m sharing here because I love the juxtaposition. The sunny optimism of flowers and rainbows, and the frank expression of anger and frustration. I…

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If you follow me on Facebook or Instagram, you probably know that I spent February engaged in a 29-day challenge to watercolor every day. I decided to do the challenge while reading Lisa Congdon’s latest book, FIND YOUR ARTISTIC VOICE, in which Lisa talks a lot about the tension between learning-practicing-mastering skills (which usually necessitates…

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I’m committed to making new draw-along videos every few weeks during 2020. Here’s the latest – How to draw a fluffy cat. Enjoy (and see all my draw-along tutorials here)!

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Because it is a form of self-expression, I believe that every act of creation is also an act of self-love. I can’t think of anything more basic and beautiful than our human desire to create, to make something out of nothing, or change something old into something new. Whether we’re playing music, writing a book,…

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In this art-in-progress post, I’ll show you how I made this fun Bushel And A Peck chalkboard… plus, I’ll tell you a happily-ever-after story about engaging with your own creativity. Here goes… Once upon a time, when the news had me equal parts outraged, frustrated, and sad, I decided to make a new lyric board…

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