Green Inspiration In Illustration

I've been obsessing about house plants for the last few months or so. It started with an article I read about how having plants in your work space can increase productivity. I read that a long time ago. Since I read that article, I had been trying to bring in plants. It didn't work out … Continue reading Green Inspiration In Illustration

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A Dream Job: styling window displays

Dream Job: Styling window displays // some thoughts & photos on working one of my dream jobs.

Inktober 2016 // Week One Recap

Self accountability can either hurt you or make you stronger. I'm hoping I can whip myself into illustration shape. #Inktober is kind of the Cross Fit of art challenges.

Easy Inktense Nail Art for World Watercolor Month 

I like the way watercolor nail art looks. I've seen the tutorials online for a while, and have wanted to try it out but I can totally see myself making a huge mess of it. So I set out to find a way to get a similar result with out so many opportunities for me … Continue reading Easy Inktense Nail Art for World Watercolor Month 

Read, Write, Dream, Draw – The book I illustrated has been published!

I missed a pretty awesome opportunity a little while ago. A series of workshops for children’s book authors and illustrators was being offered. If you had an interest in creating children’s books and could commit to all the days of the workshops, the opportunity was available and it was funded through a grant, making it … Continue reading Read, Write, Dream, Draw – The book I illustrated has been published!

My water color story + Supply Review of Watercolor Confections by Prima

July is World Watercolor Month! Learn more about how that came about and the great cause it supports over at Doodlewash. In celebration of World Watercolor Month and my return to blogging, I'm going to do a bunch of watercolor related reviews and posts throughout July. For the longest time I was intimidated by watercolor … Continue reading My water color story + Supply Review of Watercolor Confections by Prima

“Oh well” & a comic strip on cartooning.

Since the first of this month, I've been looking forward to a kind of special day. But today I realized that my special day passed with out me realizing it. May 23 2014 is the day that my first editorial cartoon was published. May 23 2015 - I was super busy and completely forgot about … Continue reading “Oh well” & a comic strip on cartooning.

Drawing People: online resources for figure drawing

I've been drawing people a lot lately. It's been mostly in cartoons and working on comic concepts. Sometimes I use poses straight from my imagination, but more often I use pictures of friends or myself. There are a lot of resources online that can be helpful too though. I'm trying to get a better grasp at … Continue reading Drawing People: online resources for figure drawing

Nezumi’s cartooning essentials & extras

Nezumi's cartooning essentials: My cartoons for the Mariana's Variety Guam Edition are published in black and white. This makes my essential supply list pretty simple. I sketch with a basic Steadtler HB pencil. I add the grippies because they're a lot more comfortable when you're drawing for a while. I use two different erasers. While … Continue reading Nezumi’s cartooning essentials & extras