What Is Going On?
I have not blogged since I upgraded to my new website. That is the way it goes sometimes. I have to make choices as to what to put my energy towards. Doing that makes me rusty when it comes to blogging. Also I struggle with this, “how is what I do interesting”. I just can’t wrap my head around that people can and are genuinely interested in what my process is. How can me coming up here to my studio and painting and sketching every day be of interest to any one. I am open to sharing. I am open to hearing what you, as my audience, would be interested in. So do please feel free to interact and start a conversation. Ask me a question.
I want to be perfectly honest here and just let you guys know my ups and downs. My highs and lows. Not everything is sunshine and skittles in an artist world. There are wonderful things that do happen and then there are days when nothing happens. I think you have to be responsible in making your own sunshine when you can. That will carry you through those dark days when you can’t. Like the little “Ant and Grasshopper” in the “Mother West Wind” stories. For your downloadable free copy you can click on the link and enjoy it as well. I find that children stories can be fantastic for adults as well as children. It’s a simple way to just chill, enjoy fantastic art, and gain a little wisdom as well. Next time you’re in the book store take your coffee or tea over to the children’s section and just chill. Perhaps find that inner child and nourish them.
Lets jump right into the sunshine that I am currently working on right now. I don’t want to give too much away because I am working for a client that turned into a friend that turned into a partner. You know those types of people who when you meet them, anything is possible. They see the world as you do and inspire you. Well that is Nicola. It’s like we grew up together. Went on adventures together. So without giving too much away, we are bringing that world to others. In other words we are sharing our sunshine to inspire and create happiness in the world with this project. What to expect? There will be places to visit, recipes, trips to plan, places to create……. Oh and color!! That is just to name a few of the creative outlets that we will offer.
I want to invite you to join me here on my blog for news about this project and other projects. I will also keep you up on appearances and daily workings in my studio. You can also sign up for my news letter as well, and be told of pre-orders of projects and new book illustrations, greeting cards, signed originals, etc.
My first appearance will be in Bad Oeyhausen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany So sign up and keep in the look as to dates and times. Did I mention some signed prints? Yes! Did I mention a signed original? Yes, a drawing will be held.