For my first artist date, I took time to simply sketch. It was simple and relaxing. I used reference images from my simple 365 photography project. I sketched quick vignettes of natural textures, man-made patterns, flowers and plants, etc. And apparently, my little cat also found my sketching time quite relaxing.
A friend of mine from high school also ended up here in the land of Minnesota. She married a great guy that also went to school with us. For their anniversary, she commissioned this Montana themed piece, so have an artistic reminder of their home state.
"If I were in the cities, I would totally do this." A friend of mine from back in Grand Forks messaged me a public Facebook event taking place at Brass Knuckle Tattoo later that month. "She persisted" tattoos for $75 as a fundraiser for women's issues on February 23. I loved it. It was so... Continue Reading →
In 2012, I took on the project of posting a new sketch every single day--and it was a leap year, hence the 366. This was my first of my annual project. The idea of completing 366 of almost anything was intimidating to me. However, I did it. And I was proud of myself for following... Continue Reading →
In 2014, I took on the project of posting a visual journal page spread every day. This was the first of my annual projects that I didn't complete. I did make it to no. 247, which is pretty decent. In an effort to reorganize, update, and revise my blog, I've removed the old daily art... Continue Reading →