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Love, art, and social media

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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The myth of balance

Recently on the phone with a friend, I had an epiphany. We’d been sharing our stories of overwhelm, and at the end of my long list of projects, obligations, and worries, I told her, “I haven’t quite figured out how to balance it all yet.” I said it as if I were both guilty of…

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My job as an artist

Back in 2013, I opened my Etsy shop to sell postcards featuring my art, which was, at that time, little more than stick figures, drawn with Sharpies to express funny, sweet sentiments of love and friendship. That was all I knew how to draw back then, but I wasn’t overly worried about it. If you’d…

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Online courses are here!

I’m super excited to launch my first online courses! In these classes, I’ll be using a variety of mediums – chalk, watercolor, ink, and digital – to teach techniques in lettering and illustration, but always with a fun, whimsical, nontraditional twist. As important as the techniques themselves, I want to give people permission to play and experiment.…

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Dwelling in possibility

If you follow me on Facebook or Instagram, you know that I love working with chalk and chalkboards. I turn song lyrics (and poetry, and quotes) into fun, decorative boards all the time. Sometimes I turn my own illustrations into chalkboard art. Here’s one of my illustrations printed over multiple pages and taped together to fit…

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