Be (or write?) the love you want to see in the world. 😊 This is an update of a note card design I created after the Supreme Court legalized same sex marriage. I got a request from someone who’d bought a supply and run out, but when I tried to find the original art, I couldn’t…

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“The bottom line is this: If we want to bring about real change, then the choice isn’t between protest and politics. We have to do both.” These words from President Obama are so important. We need to protest. We need to listen to, and stand beside, people of color. We need to not be silent…

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I’ve decided to do a series of photo tutorials, and this first one – a greeting card tutorial – expresses a weird and wonderful truth. Despite the isolation of our various mandatory quarantines, we are finding ways to come together. We’re checking in with each other, calling family members and friends, texting love (and memes),…

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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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This is the first of a new category of post I’m calling Tips & Tricks. I’ll be sharing bite-size tutorial and helpful hints for all my favorite art forms – hand lettering, chalkboard art, pencil/ink/watercolor/digital illustration, and sketchbook play. First up, a tip for beginners lettering with brush pens. When you’re first learning how to…

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