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
Who actually wears socks with flip flops? I mean, come on. Who are these people with so little decency (not to mention self-respect) that they assault our eyes with their blatant disregard for common fashion logic? First of all, flip … Continue reading 3+Me: Socks and flip flops
Wedding. Honeymoon. Editorial cartoons. A weekly stepmomming column. Illustrations for said column. Designer of the Year. Custom illustration commission.
There’s been whole a lot of art things (and non-art things) happening, alongside a whole lot of slacking. I’ll try to write in here some more, if for no other reason than to vent and focus my art-related thoughts. Which I guess boil down to primarily this: If I could spend all my time traveling, and illustrating, I’d be quite happy.
When middle-school-aged me used to fly somewhere, I’d look down at the new city as we were landing, and wonder what life was like for the people there. The people who lived, EVERY DAY, in the places that we were so excited to visit for a little while – did they realize how cool their home was? Did they understand the amazingness of their ho-hum daily grind? And … did they think the same thing about me, when they came to visit where I lived? I still think that when I travel. But this particular morning, I wasn’t traveling. I … Continue reading ho-hum and awesome
Recently-ish, I discovered two very important things: 1) the awesomeness of travel, and 2) a potential name for my cartoon kitty cat. First, Point No. 1. In the past two years, certain friends (*coughJessiecough*) and a certain fiance scooched me out of my comfort bubble as a homebody. Now, seeing new places is awesome. Like, three months ago, when we took quick hits at NYC, DC and Philly on three consecutive weekends. Or, this past weekend, New Orleans. Somewhere along the way, I figured something else out, too. Normal people take photos during vacation; but not only am I *not* normal, I’m … Continue reading sketchbook: scribbles in new orleans