Blog, Lifestyle

January Favorites

I love seeing other monthly favorites, so I wanted to share my own. Because I think it's fun. And cool to see into what makes someone's month! Below are a few highlights that stood out to me as my favorite things that I read/used/played this past month. What was yours? Zelda: Breath of the Wild… Continue reading January Favorites

About Me, Blog, Blog Update, Lifestyle

Bringing in the New Year: How I Make New Year’s Resolutions

Last year I learned the secret to making a New Year's Resolution. Before, the thought of resolutions this frightened me. I would always make an extravagant goal and never make it. I felt like a disappointment to myself because of this. Like other things in life, it took a couple of years (twenty-something) before I… Continue reading Bringing in the New Year: How I Make New Year’s Resolutions

About Me, Blog, Food For Thought, Tips and Tricks

Using Pinterest for Mood Boards

Mood Boards are a fantastic way to help inspire and bring together an idea. Similar to gathering references before you start writing a paper, it's a way to help bring together a project. Here are some reasons to create a mood board: Planning an event (i.e. a wedding, prom night, etc.) Designing a room. Planning… Continue reading Using Pinterest for Mood Boards

About Me, Blog

Behind-The-Scenes: My “Art Studio”

My "Art Studio"is really just my work area. It's my little escape from the world. I'm not going to lie, most of the time it's completely a hot mess, but over the weekend I try cleaning it up and prepping it for the next week.   My desk was a gift from my fiance for… Continue reading Behind-The-Scenes: My “Art Studio”

About Me, Blog, Food For Thought

What Inspires My Art?

This post might not be the most exciting one I write, but it's an important one that talks about what most artists think about without sometimes realizing it. What inspires my art? Recently, about a month ago, I decided that I wanted to take this blog to the next step. I feel confident enough in… Continue reading What Inspires My Art?

Art: Drawings and Beyond, Tips and Tricks

What To Draw Potential Challenge?

Ever have a moment where you don't know exactly what you want to work on? Or you're out of ideas? Well, that happened to me, kinda. I was doing laundry and had nothing to do while I waited for the clothes to get washed at our local laundromat. So I pulled up this app called "What… Continue reading What To Draw Potential Challenge?

About Me, Blog Update

My 2017 New Year’s Resolution

For the past week I've been mentioning that I have an exciting New Year's Resolution. Well, it's finally time for me to explain what I'm up to. This year my resolution is to start an art business. Oh yeah, you read that right. I'm starting a 365 day project of working towards this goal! It's going to… Continue reading My 2017 New Year’s Resolution

Art: Drawings and Beyond

Figuring Out My Art Medium

There are a variety of ways to create art. The type of supplies you use to do it are called an art medium (Fun Fact: the plural term is media). For example, oil paints are an art medium. As the years have passed, I've been slowly finding myself being drawn (no pun intended) to a… Continue reading Figuring Out My Art Medium

Art: Drawings and Beyond

How I Made My First Zine!

Recently I've been filling uninspired. I have a lot of ideas of stuff I want to create, but I can't find motivation to get started on it. So I started watching YouTube videos, hoping to find motivation there, and someone mentioned a site called SkillShare. Of course I looked it up, sign up to it,… Continue reading How I Made My First Zine!

Art: Drawings and Beyond

5 Inspiring Instagram Artists

Today I want do something a little different than my usual blog posts. In the spirit of sharing some love, I wanted to share a collection of artists that inspire me every time I get on Instagram. (Please note that I will be referring to these artists by their Instagram names.) Cyarine https://www.instagram.com/p/BMpK4H4BA-B/?taken-by=cyarine Her favorite art… Continue reading 5 Inspiring Instagram Artists