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
“Just because you don’t like it, doesn’t make it wrong.” That’s what I told my stepson one day, driving him and his sister to a school rollerskate party. I was talking about music on that particular day, because his sister … Continue reading 3+ME: It’s okay to dance to your own music
Yep, an actual legit tattoo. One of my favorite professors from college reached out a few months ago, with some awesome ideas to combine in a … Continue reading So I designed a tattoo
I’ve cried over a cactus before. It was a cartoon of a sad cactus holding a sign that offered “free hugs.” But nobody would hug him, … Continue reading Artspiration: Arizona
“Don’t worry, I’ll remember.” ^^^ one of the lies I tell myself ^^^ Do you tell yourself that? You know you should write something down, leave … Continue reading “Don’t worry, I’ll remember”: Why artists don’t make the best accountants
Some people struggle with overconfidence, with overselling themselves, with thinking they’re God’s gift to the world. Not me. I think a lot of us tend to … Continue reading Reminder: You actually don’t suck.
At the newspaper I work at, I’m used to fast deadlines and short turnaround times. “When do I need this design done? Today? Sure thing.” That’s … Continue reading Love’s (art) labors lost