4 Things I’ve Gained by Picking an Illustration Style

Posted on Jan 20, 2016

Over the past year I’ve gone from creating art in multiple styles: (and that’s just the main ones, there were countless variations) To creating art in one style: I shared back in April about why and how I developed a consistent style, but I wanted to give an update on what a difference it’s been making […]

2015 Goals Recap

Posted on Dec 30, 2015

In January of 2015 I decided to focus in more on the Book Cover Bakery and I made three goals towards that. Let’s see how I did: Goal #1: To be organized and manage my time wisely. I was playing with Zen to Done as a system to keep myself organized but I had trouble remembering […]


Posted on Jul 8, 2015

Like so many creative people, there are a lot of things I’d love to do. Some are personal projects (like that dollhouse I need to paint, and that quilt I have half finished), and some are work related (but just as fun). When I get a great new idea, I can see it in my […]

When are you a professional?

Posted on Mar 11, 2015

For ten years, I was a lifeguard. Taught little kids how to swim. Saved a few lives. When I was a lifeguard I never thought “but am I really a lifeguard? Can I call myself that? Have I arrived at true lifeguardiness? Am I good enough to charge people money for this service?” That would […]

My 2015 Illustration Goals

Posted on Jan 3, 2015

My main illustration goal for 2014 was to work more, specifically to do more covers.  I did well with that and really cemented my style with them.  That was pretty much my only art goal, but you can read about my other resolutions here. This year I’d like to approach my illustration career more mindfully. […]