It feels like I rarely get to get away. Working a full time job side by side with my art career leaves me with very little time for much else. This year has seemed especially tough; every year seems to be harder than the last as I grow professionally in both my career and day job. Working hard is something I'm very much accustomed to, however, when I'm not careful to keep things in balance myRead More
After much rumination, I finally made the decision to rebuild my site and move it from Wordpress to Squarespace. The change was a big one for me as I have used Wordpress for years. It is where I taught myself webdesign and coding - a feat I’m very proud of. However, at the end of the day, designing my own…Read More
It’s been a busy couple of weeks, but I’ve finally made some time to sit and blog about my most recent art project: HEART. HEART is a continuous project that very much comes from my own heart. Inspired by the photography of Sophie Gamand, this art project will once a month highlight a shelter animal and the…Read More
Recently, my journey has taken another turn in which I've decided to make some changes to how I sell my work online. Until now, I've sold prints using a print-on-demand production model. A costumer places and order, I personally make a print, and then I ship it to them. It sounds simple enough, and at the start it worked out nicely.
However, I've come to learn that when produced that way, my work does not have any value. I truly wish I…
This may seem a little odd for a fine artist to admit, but the truth is I don't know how to doodle. I can paint delicate paintings and create elaborate drawings, but the talent of a simple doodle eludes me! The problem stems mostly from my lack of free time and my tendency to jump from project to project without much down time. On the surface, it doesn't seem like a big deal. However, I believe doodling is a fundamental skill for any artist to have. It helps cultivate creativity and acts as an avenue of practice. It has…Read More