I wanted to do something special for my sister's birthday, so I decided to make her a card. In my college days, I worked in the theatre and sat through a number of presentations by people and organizations that rented the space. I remember hearing a person on stage share that he and his family alwa...

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The 2018 Inktober went a lot smoother for a few reasons. At this point, I not only find drawing, painting, and creating as a mindful practice, but it is rewarding to me. Sure, I'm posting them here on this site and to social media, but the drawings are for me. I believe the main goal...

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Our mobile phones are hungry for our attention, whether it’s social networks, games, or messaging. You know how it goes, you have 10 minutes before an appointment so you entertain yourself with the phone. While I’ve been trying to carrying some pens and a sketchbook around, that damn ph...

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I became fascinated by glitch art when my friend, Arturo introduced me to the artform. As a video and motion graphics stooge, I was fond of the style and started experimenting with my tools to craft my own images. I started trying to subvert familiar images and moved to some se...

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I took a 2-year graphic design program before enrolling in film school and I was surprised to learn I could draw. The two things I needed was time and a reference. That is, I could not draw you a cute bunny on request. I needed to see a picture of a rabbit. In fact, I would draw y...

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mixed media of Lake Michigan

Since I am no longer a resident of Michigan, when we travel there to visit friends and family I inevitably visit stores selling Michigan merchandise. On the last trip, I saw a lot of the inspirational quote + shape of MI artwork. As I've been playing with watercolor, I thought I would try my hand...

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I was feeling very stagnant in February of 2017 as far as creativity. I had more than a year of writing a daily post for a company in New York under my belt when they decided to shut down. I enjoyed the new challenge of writing, but the loss of that client affected me deeply.

While I had alrea...

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We were lucky enough to adopt a 3 year old dog from a local rescue and after a couple of weeks she is finally starting to settle into her new pack. Coco had a lot of anxiety at first, but she's come around and sleeping next to me as I type this out.

When we received her license in the mail a...

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