Drawings · Writing

Practicing Gesture Drawing

Hello! So early this year, I talked about my creative goals and one of them was getting started on gesture drawing and improving human anatomy. Well, over the last couple of weeks, I’ve found a program that’s really been helping me work through that. I don’t have any specific goals within the general “get better”… Continue reading Practicing Gesture Drawing

Painting 2 · Techniques · Watercolor Series #1 · Watercolors · Writing

New Watercolor Paintings! (Jan/Feb)

Hey everyone! So last week I talked about the awesome handmade watercolor I purchased from Etsy seller PoemsAboutYou. In that post, I mentioned briefly that I’ve been using them basically nonstop since I bought, which has been about a month now. I did order some more paints, which I’ll talk about in a separate post,… Continue reading New Watercolor Paintings! (Jan/Feb)

Painting 2 · Reviews · Techniques · Watercolors

New Handmade Watercolors (PoemsAboutYou Watercolors on Etsy)

Hello, hello! I’m so excited to be talking about my new watercolors this week. These last couple of months, I’ve been researching different brands of handmade watercolor after an artist Youtuber I follow (Arleesha of arleebean on YT) started her series on making handmade watercolors. I’ve personally wanted to try making them myself, but it’s not… Continue reading New Handmade Watercolors (PoemsAboutYou Watercolors on Etsy)

Going Places · Techniques · Writing

Jargon from the Art Industry (And What it really means)

Hey everyone! So there’s a lot of jargon out there in the world. You know it. You’ve heard it. You’ve looked at the scribbles on a prescription given by a doctor and had no idea what they said (okay, maybe that’ss just bad handwriting, but still). I personally use a lot of jargon, particularly when… Continue reading Jargon from the Art Industry (And What it really means)

Drawings · ink · Writing

Attempting the 100 Heads Challenge #meds100heads

Hello! So, last post I reflected on my goals from 2019 and talked about my creative goals for 2020. There were a few on there that I didn’t mention, either because they didn’t exist in my brain yet, or they just didn’t fit into the flow of the post very well. I’ll mention them quickly… Continue reading Attempting the 100 Heads Challenge #meds100heads

Writing

How Often Should You Create Art?

Hello, hello! It’s been a minute since I posted, but since it’s finals weeks, I thought I would procrastinate studying by talking about something that’s plagued me over the last few months. See, being a full-time student, part-time retail worker, student-athlete, and aspiring artist, there’s a lot of stuff in my schedule. Classes, work, practice,… Continue reading How Often Should You Create Art?