Drawing practice is a lot more fun when you can use color.
My month of drawing orchids every day is over already! I drew 26 of the 28 days. I learned a lot from this challenge, but here are the five biggest lessons from Daily Orchids. Orchid and buds, study. Sketch by Kit Dunsmore My drawings aren't always as bad as I think they are at the... Continue Reading →
Kiri Østergaard Leonard is a fantasy illustrator with a lush realism to her work. Most people seeing her paintings would call her talented, but she would argue with that. In her YouTube video on her evolution as an artist, she makes it clear that it isn't talent that enables her to draw and paint so well,... Continue Reading →
Not long ago, I asked a friend if she was interested in writing a book. I was gearing up for NaNoWriMo and hoping she might join in the fun. She loves to read, she's articulate and smart, and I was pretty sure she would be interested in writing. I asked her if she had ever done... Continue Reading →
My recent class with Lisa Yoder inspired me to finally finish the bead stitch sampler book I started in 2014. I had stopped because I'd reached a fussy stage where I need to fuse fabrics together to make the cover and I couldn't be bothered. Now that the itch to bead was back, it was easy to... Continue Reading →