An Open Letter to the Inner Critic

You have a desire to build something great. Earth-shattering. Ground-breaking. Not for the fame, and certainly not for the fortune, but for the impact. For the waves your work will make. It's not that you don't know how. It's not that you're not ready. It's not that...

How to Establish Yourself as a Premium Brand in a Half Hour

Have you heard the term premium brand before? You may have seen this phrase and thought, "Premium brand, you must mean . . . expensive?"  You wouldn't be wrong, but you also wouldn't be completely right. While it's true that a premium brand holds itself to a higher...

Sacred Door Logo

Don't fall off your seat, but yes, I am back! I have missed blogging so much but I'm back and really excited to share this logo I created for a good friend of mine, Angie. Angie is one of the most creative gals I know, and she has a crazy amount of talent going...

Coming Very Soon

It's almost time! I am so excited to meet our baby boy! I'm 39 weeks pregnant and I am so grateful for a smooth, easy pregnancy. Besides a bit of back pain and sleepless nights, I've really not had any complications or much morning sickness at all. It's been a breeze,...

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year, friends! We are off and running in our Doodle Days Art Challenge! If you haven't already joined us, I'd love for you to take a look (search #ASCDoodleDays on Instagram) and get started wherever you are! While I am doodling each day, feel free to jump...

Doodle Days Kickoff and Tools I Use

Happy New Year's Eve! I could not be more excited to kick off 2015 with a new art challenge - 365 Days of Doodling goodness! I'm calling it "Doodle Days" and you can get all the details here. I really hope you'll join me some days or all days - it's totally free and a...

Why I’m Not Making Any Resolutions in 2015

It may seem completely opposite of what I've been blogging about the past few weeks - but I'm not making any resolutions in 2015. If you've been reading my blog, you know that I get psyched about systems, vision planning, and getting ideas on paper. There is nothing...

Doodle Days – 365 Art Challenge

Hey and Happy Friday! I know we haven't even made it to Christmas yet, but I am getting super excited for the new year. I have what I think are some reasonable goals for 2015, and one of them is finally committing to a 365 art project. By asking my creative friends...

P. Family Portrait

This year, I decided to try something new and offer family portrait commissions. I love drawing people and capturing expressions, but have always been a bit nervous to offer this as a service. Why? Because it's a lot of pressure to capture the likeness of people! So...