Stop Waiting for “Inspiration” and Start Creating

Anyone who’s taken a stroll in the art world has probably heard of the term “inspiration.” I know living in the world world, it’s something I hear about all the time as one of the most vital things about being an artist. It’s that magical, unearthly feeling of experiencing something; an event, a sensation, another…

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I Don’t Want to Paint

This morning, I overslept, still woke up early enough to where I’m not leaving the door for work 20 minutes before my shift, but still enough that it caused a detriment to my morning routine. Even so, I found that I had some extra time today than I did yesterday (and I did manage to…

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Evil that Lies Beneath (Self Portrait Project)

I’ve never been scared of spiders. Ever since I was a little girl, spiders meant different to me than what they might have meant to you: cool-looking weavers that made beautiful tapestries in the trees which they used to eradicate the actual bad bugs. Another thing that contributed to this mindset also stemmed from the…

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Daily Dragons of June Day 4: Scales

Two posts in one day! I was sick yesterday, and forgot to post to my blog. I wasn’t feeling all that creative this morning, so I just practiced scales for reference. The sketchbook I’m using is a tiny 4×6 sketchbook which was not only inexpensive, but also great for carrying around. I took it with…

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Daily Dragons of June Day 3: Story

“Books are the real treasures of the world!” – Skeletor, He-Man

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Daily Dragons of June Day 2

So, the theme of Day 2 of the Daily Dragons of June is “Fruit.” I didn’t have a particular idea in mind when I chose the theme, but as I was falling asleep last night, I was reminded of this uncanny coincidence that happened in my life last year. When I was living in Italy,…

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Daily Dragon Day 1

Happy Saturday! It’s been a beautiful morning here, and I hope your weekend is off to a great start as well! Welcome to a challenge I’m going to call: Daily Dragon! (Just for this month though). I had so much fun with MerMay, that for the month of June, I’m going to continue with the…

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