If you’re lucky, you have people in your life who push you. Not, like, off a cliff (avoid those people) — but who push you to be better than you were the day before. My friend Amanda is one of … Continue reading It’s her fault I illustrated a book
We have a Christmas tree in our house presently. In fact, I just put it up this weekend. “Heresy! We’re only halfway through October!” — Most self-respecting, decent folk Yes. But. Shelter pets can’t wait for December to think about … Continue reading Pumpkins (and also Christmas trees): Art show schedule
“The only thing you sometimes have control over is perspective. You don’t have control over your situation. But you have a choice about how you view … Continue reading Save 25% in my Etsy shop!
Aside from talking to humans, my biggest fear about going full-steam ahead in this art gig, is finding humans to talk to. Clients, I suppose you’d … Continue reading If I wasn’t so busy with clients, I’d have time to find clients
A live painting, a scavenger hunt, and talking to humans I don’t like talking to humans. My stepkids don’t like coloring books. For last week’s Bristol County Home & Garden Show, both dislikes posed a problem. Let’s start with my … Continue reading 3+ME: Try something different (like meeting readers!)
No, I’m not the Energizer Bunny. But there was this cute video on Facebook of a sleepy dog surrounded by really bouncy baby goats (yes, adorables), … Continue reading Etsy, baby goats, and the Energizer Bunny
“Jack came over to me and said, ‘You need to see the scavenger hunt Emely put together!’ And I said, ‘I’m sure it’s great — Emely … Continue reading Making a scavenger hunt (woot!)
That sounds like it should be a drink of some kind, “Octopus on the rocks.” But nope! I mean an actual rock, and a drawing of … Continue reading Octopus on the rocks
When your boss sends an email with the subject, “You do NOT have to say yes…” it sparks a little curiosity. What exactly don’t I have … Continue reading Painting in front of people: March 30
Yep, the Em annoys you with cat drawings All. The. Time. Good news! She isn’t gonna do that anymore. Well … sort of. Instead, she’s going … Continue reading Hello, Facebook. It’s me, Em.