Wednesday WIP 06.01.16

I have this project that’s been in my head for over a year now. In fact, as strange as it sounds, the idea came to me one night just as I was about to fall asleep. Despite dozens of attempts, I just can’t get the final result to look like the image in my head. I’veRead more

Wednesday WIP 05.18.16

Picked leeks (some people call them “ramps”, but those people are lame) are one of my most favorite things. Maybe it’s the fact that making them is a hands-on activity from the very beginning. Maybe it’s the fact that they give you breath that keeps people away for days. Whatever the reason, finding leeks inRead more

Wednesday WIP 05.11.16

Creative blocks are a real thing. And for someone like me –  someone whose livelihood depends on being creative and on my game – creative blocks can be absolutely paralyzing. Let me tell you a little bit about how the creative process goes for me: Brilliant Idea I must write this down/do a sketch immediately! TheRead more

The Christmas Card Conundrum

Well hey there! What’s it been – almost two months since I’ve made an appearance here? I tell myself every year that I’m not going to let Christmas creep up on me this time, and every year, it does just that. I had grand plans for making everyone a handmade gift this year and IRead more

Color Crush – 11.04.15

I found this while cleaning my office this weekend. It’s a label I bought from Etsy in 2010, and it’s been sitting in an envelope ever since it arrived. I’m not sure why I decided to buy this, but I must have had a project of some sort in mind for it. For now, I’llRead more

Learning Things

Last week, I had the opportunity to travel to Los Angeles to attend the Adobe MAX conference. Even though I use Adobe products every day (Illustrator and Photoshop, usually), I knew that there were features in the software that I didn’t know about that would allow me to work faster. *NOTE: Adobe has no idea whoRead more