Just what IS "artist's/writer's block?" People assume us creative types can sit down at any time and turn out works of art, chapters of books, verses of poetry & song lyrics just automatically because we decide to do it. Unfortunately, that is not the case. There are many times I sit here, all eager to … Continue reading How to Overcome Artist’s Block
This is a simple project that you can create using Tombow brush markers & gel pens. It's a fun project that allows you to have fun with your own handwriting. I bought this little journal a few days ago. I always wonder what the first page should be. It's not unusual for us to get … Continue reading Simple Hand Lettering Project with Tombow Brush Markers
The first in what will be my on-going "how-to" series, this step-by-step tutorial features Tombow dual tipped brush markers as the main art supply. This is a fun & easy method for creating background paper for your lettering and illustration projects. I have broken it down into baby steps so if it seems overly complicated, … Continue reading How to Create a Colorful Background Using Tombow Brush Markers & Bubble Wrap.
Thanks for joining me on my artistic journey, which is nothing new for me. My artistic journey all began at the age of two with a simple box of 16 thick Crayola crayons that my mom gave me. I was immediately fascinated with the purple crayon. Purple was the only color I wanted to use. … Continue reading The Journey Begins