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Adjective Balloons

I've been going back through an unbelievable number of old blog posts as well as photographs of art journal pages, doodles, sketches, paintings.... and was happy to rediscover this doodle-sketch from 2012.

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24 Sources for Doodle, Design & Pattern Inspiration

"Some days I write an epic poem, and other days I only write two sentences. I am the policy maker for my journal, and the policy is, “Write what feels right.” Keep this in mind if you’d consider trying a journal again. It’s worth it! We need to check in with ourselves and seeing our thoughts come alive on paper is a meaningful and profound way to do it."
Samara O'Shea

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Drawing at the coffee shop

Just after school break began, my older daughter and I went to a coffee shop while waiting for my younger daughter at an activity. So I decided to get some index card action going while she took a practice SAT test in a noisy, real-world environment. We sat at different tables so that I wouldn't distract her - and I was lucky enough to get a seat across from a small table which was busier than most of the other tables.

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15 Tips to Improve Your Drawing Skills

When I started drawing 8 years ago, it didn't occur to me that I would or could get better. I didn't view learning-to-draw in terms of a learning curve {no pun intended}. What I have learned is that if you draw a lot, you get better. It sounds trite. But your fine motor skills catch up with your creative thinking skills. 

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Tutorial: Bold Patterns with Magic Markers

Don't you think it's time for a little creative diversion? Over the past few years, I've filmed a bunch of videos that I posted at Vimeo and in the midst of backing up my movie files, I'm finding the gems and posting them to YouTube. This is a fun one from 2014 about designing bold patterns that make use of positive and negative space.

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