While in school working toward my art degree I just didn’t seem to quite fit in with either my teachers or my fellow students. As a business-student transfer I was just a little too uptight and logical. And as a minimalist it was really hard for me to throw everything into my artwork. My natural tendency is to do the least necessary to share my message. Continue reading I’m Not Eccentric Enough To Be An Artist
The Freedom of Constraint
Considering my artistic background, the question only makes sense. “Why do you draw stick figures?” After supporting myself as a portrait artist, it can seem like a huge step backward for me to focus on drawing only stick figures.
- There are a few different reasons that I draw stick figures.
Continue reading Why Stick Figures?
You’re an artist when you say you are. And you’re a good artist when you make somebody else experience or feel something deep or unexpected.
~ Amanda Palmer
You will often hear me joking about being a “certified artist” when referring to my BA in “Art Studio”. I went to school for 4.5 years (due to switching majors) and walked out able to make art.
Which is laughable, because I’ve been making art in some form since I can remember. Continue reading Certified Artist
I have been drawing in some fashion since I can remember. Encouraged by my parents I was always a creative child. Some fond memories from my childhood are the art classes that I took with my mom at nearby art guilds – paper crafting, clay sculpture, wood carving, and weaving all come to mind. Continue reading My Artistic Journey
You would think that with me drawing a picture a day, with no ending time specified, that I might soon run out of quotes to base my drawings on. My concern, however, is that I will never draw near to the end of my quotes list. My work will never be finished. Continue reading Where do the quotes come from?