Alcohol-Based Markers · Drawings · Techniques · Writing

My Top 3 Distractions and How I Deal with Them

Hey everyone! So, I don’t know if you know this, but we live in 2018. Today I’m going to be talking about– wait, hold on. I think I just got a new email. Let me go check it. It’ll only be a minute… Okay, as I was saying, today I’ll be talking to you about– ooh,… Continue reading My Top 3 Distractions and How I Deal with Them

Drawings · Painting animals · Techniques · Writing

Thanksgiving Special: Turkey Portrait Drawing

Hey everyone! Last month, I did a Halloween special alcohol-based marker illustration, which was really fun. Since then, I’ve decided that I’m going to do a holiday-themed illustration for every month. (Well every month that there’s a notable holiday for the U.S. I should clarify.) Us Americans just got finished celebrating Thanksgiving, so I thought… Continue reading Thanksgiving Special: Turkey Portrait Drawing

Drawings · Techniques · Writing

Everything you Need to Know About the PRINCIPLES OF ART

Hey everyone! So several months ago, I power-washed my brain for any and all recollections of the elements of art from many years past. (You can read it here if you missed it.) I wrote the post to brush up on my Fine Art terminology before the semester started and I’m glad I did because… Continue reading Everything you Need to Know About the PRINCIPLES OF ART

Drawings · Techniques · Writing

THE FEAR OF THE FIRST PAGE: 5 Ways to Start A New Sketchbook

Hey everyone! So, you’ve just finished a sketchbook. This may be the first time you’ve filled a sketchbook completely, or it may be your seventeenth. Either way, you’ll probably be starting a new one soon. You go pick up a new sketchbook from the art store, or Amazon, or wherever. Pages and pages of endlessly… Continue reading THE FEAR OF THE FIRST PAGE: 5 Ways to Start A New Sketchbook

Alcohol-Based Markers · Drawings · Techniques · Uncategorized

Sakura Gelly Roll White Gel Pen Review: Yay or Nay?

Hey everyone! During Inktober last month, I drew. A lot. And a lot of what I drew was with completely black ink. Because of this, there was no eraser and I made a lot of mistakes. But, oh, off in the distance I see a caped figure flying towards me. Is it a bird? Or… Continue reading Sakura Gelly Roll White Gel Pen Review: Yay or Nay?

Drawings · Going Places · Techniques · Writing

Inktober Wrap Up: The Final Days

Hey everyone! Yesterday’s post was supposed to be about me carving a pumpkin. *Squints at my poor time management skills* Instead, I decided that I would wait a day to finish Inktober and then do a quick wrap-up. Since Inktober is officially over for the year, I thought I would contribute my general thoughts and feelings about the… Continue reading Inktober Wrap Up: The Final Days

Alcohol-Based Markers · Drawings · Techniques · Writing

Inktober Week Four: In the Final Stretch

Hey everyone! This is four out of five Inktober blog posts! We’ve got just a few more days in Inktober and I’ll have completed the challenge! I thought I would be tired of it by now, but I’m really still having fun! Usually, making myself draw everyday can become kind of a chore, but I’m… Continue reading Inktober Week Four: In the Final Stretch