It’s my first MerMay! I was so nervous to do a 31 day challenge with a busy schedule, but now that it’s over, I’m pretty surprised with the results. Still wish I could have drawn every day, but I’m satisfied with 10/31. Shortly after Tom Bancroft posted the prompts for this year, I started planning. … Continue reading MerMay Results
Hard to believe it has been months since my last posting and I’ve done so much! Some main things checked off since April: Meet with other designers and learn from them <—mostly Take classes on running your own business <— also mostly Build a professional network Work out twice a week Get your first client Print … Continue reading April through July Madness
A few months into my speckled painting project and I’m happy to say it is going great! I took the week off work and started my vacation with an 11 hour painting because that’s my kind of fun. Okay, that’s not totally true. I’ve also watched the original X-Files and played Mario Kart. Continue reading Digital Painting Success
About a month ago, I scrolled over a collection of images that featured marine life and started to notice a glowing effect on the creatures with specks surrounding them. I wanted to try and recreate that look in my digital paintings. It’s now over a month into this painting experiment and things are looking a lot better. I … Continue reading More Speckles with a Little Bokeh.
Tonight I wanted to attempt a new style idea that has been on my mind for about a week. I thought about adding specks to my work since it is something that I haven’t tried before and something that I haven’t seen anyone else doing yet. I type this knowing that tomorrow I’m going to … Continue reading Speckled and Glowing