My sister showed me this fun app called Prisma and I’ve been playing with the filters all morning. My favorite is this one of our cat, Precious (and yes, her name is a LOTR reference): What I really like about this picture us the horse bookend in the background. It deserves a story all… Continue reading Dramatic Cat Story Prompt
Journaling helps me process. But occasionally there’s something I need go write about that I just can’t let other people happen across. For a variety of reasons. Rather than burning the paper or shredding it or coming up with some creative (and potentially ineffective) way to destroy my writing after it’s been written, I use… Continue reading Writer’s Tip: Invisible Journaling
I drew this picture in a pocket sized notebook while waiting for a prescription to be filled, and forgot all about it. Maybe I drew them because my husband and I hope to be parents one day, God willing. I will be one of those people who tells the whole world the second I find out,… Continue reading Two tiny feet
A peek into my “studio…” cat hair always included! Toes are my favorite to draw… don’t ask me why, I couldn’t tell you. Where do you create?
Another drawing I did this week. This is an approximation of the main character of my novel I’m outlining. Her name is Nikita I’m pretty sure she’s the first person I’ve drawn who has freckles!
I wanted to create a nice drawing today, but I learned an art lesson instead. After two embarrassingly awful drawings that my third grade self could have done better, I decided to journal over the image to figure out why I was having such a hard time. My problem was that my motivations were all… Continue reading How my own artwork taught me a lesson
Saint Maximilian Kolbe is one of my favorite saints, and it’s his feast day today! Here are 3 quick pointers about him, in case you’ve never heard of him before: He loved Jesus and Mary, like, a lot. He started a Marian devotion community in order to learn to love Jesus as his Mother did.… Continue reading Saint Maximilian Kolbe story and sketch