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 John Paul II wrote a Letter here Artists in 1999. Here are 7 quotes from John Paul II as he explains why artists are so necessary… and how the artist draws closer to God through the creative process. First of all, “The purpose of art is nothing less than the upliftment of the human spirit.” We are… Continue reading 7 reasons why the world needs artists
At one point I was counting how many sharpie doodles I did… I lost count. This one took maybe 10 minutes of sketch. I don’t usually work with pastel colors, but this was nice enough. I like the birds. What’s your go-to color palette?
Ten sketches of the same cross (done in about 45 minutes). Artistically, it was really interesting to watch my style develop and have a better attention to detail as I went on. Spiritually, there were a few moments while I was drawing that Jesus jumped off the page and surprised me (metaphorically, of course). The… Continue reading A Study of Sketches