Archiving my blog with @blog2print and @Readmill

After so many years of blogging I decided it was time to archive my content in some way. After trying and failing at several options, I settled in blog2print. I was able create year length archive books – the PDF book includes a cover, index, list of posts, and back page. After creating and downloading…

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January 2014

A new year brings new technical specifications for those of us working in the design world. It’s not easy to keep up with all the changes – but it’s not hard to make the changes either! I hope you enjoy this years update in my monthly free calendar art. This year I am simplifying the…

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Face painting at a children’s book signing

Recently I had the honor of doing face painting at a children’s book signing for, “A Pig for Friendship“. It’s a sweet story and for ever 10 books that sold 1 was donated to the Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation. This children’s book is written by Mukta Cholette & illustrated by Sommer Roman. The story is…

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Grateful for lenses and light

I would not be able to see clearly with out the lenses in my glasses. So I am thankful everyday for the lens technology that makes lenses possible. Both of my Grandfathers worked with cameras and lenses. As a child I inherited a dark room and a couple old cameras with a collection of lenses.…

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In Gratitude of Natural Forces

I think about all the natural forces, like gravity, and I am grateful. Without these natural forces we would not be able to enjoy things like snowboarding! Also, for me, the creative process seem like a natural force. I start painting and the image seems to glide down a path of least resistance until it…

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