Archive for: May, 2014

Moon Balloon

I set a goal early this year to write and illustrate a children’s book, once and for all, and I am proud to say, it’s now complete! It began as one loose sketch, which inspired a poem, which served as the basis for the copy of the text.   More than anything, I wanted to do a project which brought me back into the world of personal creative fulfillment and productivity, and got me exercising  my painting skills. I never took lessons in watercolor, my mom taught me what she knew when I was a teenager, and I hadn’t really practiced at all since. There was a lot of struggle with my voice, the one that says everything looks terrible, or what I make will never be as good as all the amazing art out there. But I am working on tuning that voice out, and concentrating on the fact that if […]