Art in the Family

Kids making art = quiet house. There are many things I hope to successfully teach my kids. Be kind to others, eat your vegetables, read much. Listen carefully, make eye contact, have a firm handshake. Right now, it seems, we’re in the tedious “don’t hit” and “don’t yell” stage; but during those rare little sunbreaks […]

Tease

I’m working on a super spectacular something withNikki at Design Coyote. It’s almost ready, but I really couldn’t help myself from sharing. Just a little.

Memory Lane

My sister is visiting from Arizona this weekend. Since she moved there two years ago, we only see each other a few times a year – when before it was just about every week. We still talk on the phone everyday though, so when we get together we kind of just pick up where we […]

Head of the Class

I didn’t take a ton of art classes in high school, even though I was convinced that I was going to be a graphic artist, whatever that was.  My what-will-you-be-doing-in-10-years-quote in the yearbook was “subliminally seducing the minds of American consumers by airbrushing phallic symbols into Absolut vodka ads.”  Truthfully, I didn’t even know how […]

Addendum

I’ve got two additions to my New Year’s guideline list, and they’re actually ones I’m looking forward to. Spend 10 minutes every day looking at something beautiful. Spend 5 minutes every day making something beautiful. The first one is easy. Seemingly. I have piles of books, magazines and a list a mile long of blogs […]