How to Draw

How to Draw

A friend asks: “Can you teach me to draw?” The most truthful answer is a simple “No.” I can show you how I draw. I can explain my process, discuss my tools and describe the space I tend to find the most conducive: the time of day I find the...
Art Believes in You

Art Believes in You

You can art some of the people all of the people some of the time and some of the people all of the time. But you can’t art all of the people all of the time. (With apologies to Abe Lincoln) Which is ok from the artist’s point of view because it’s...
The Challenges of Living

The Challenges of Living

Some unknowns have inserted themselves into my life all of a sudden. You know how this can happen; those unexpected blips in life’s path that cause us to question things? A big one of those has appeared on the scene and it’s causing me, inspiring me, to...

Healthy “Rejection”

Being open to creating illustrations and commissioned work for people means sometimes the partnership doesn’t pan out the way you might hope. But as the saying goes “for every door that closes, another opens up” the professional artist soon learns to...