Permission – Who needs permission?

  Permission? Who needs permission? Sometimes us creative types do in fact need permission to create, but oddly enough, that permission comes from with in. I was watching a fabulous video today from the Sketchbook Skool Blog with Danny Gregory and Sabine Wiseman about giving ourselves permission that addressed this very fact. Sometimes I feel aContinue reading “Permission – Who needs permission?”

Day 11 – Garden Finds

**the post is highlighting my #100daysodozensproject I am participating in through July. Read more about it here at https://inspirationinfocus.wordpress.com/2017/04/05/100-days-project-4417-71317/     A little behind on my posts here, but I am indeed still plugging away at my dozens project I started back in early April. The past few weeks I have been helping a friendContinue reading “Day 11 – Garden Finds”

Eat your rhubarb!

The summer is heating up (literally, as it is about 92 degrees today!) , and I am thinking of new recipes for all of those yummy  fruits and veggies that come along with the long summer days. Rhubarb grows prolifically here in the Inland Northwest of Washington, and admittedly, it is one of my favoriteContinue reading “Eat your rhubarb!”

Coffee, huevos rancheros, and goat milk…

  My morning routine from my sketchbook! I have been taking an online sketching course through Sketchbook Skool called Polishing and it is FABULOUS! It is full of great inspiration, and the weekly sketch assignments have kept me on track while growing in my drawing adventure. The first week’s homework was to draw your day in comicContinue reading “Coffee, huevos rancheros, and goat milk…”

Week 6: Georgia Johnson

52  Faces Project A sketch in my Moleskine planner of an inspiring face , once a week, every week, in 2016. Who:  Georgia Johnson (she always kind of reminded me of Audrey Hepburn!) What:  My mother dearest Where: Grew up as a military kid around the US and world, but settled in the great Pacific Northwest. Continue reading “Week 6: Georgia Johnson”

Week 5: Georgia O’Keefe

52  Faces Project A sketch in my Moleskine planner of an inspiring face , once a week, every week, in 2016. Who?     Georgia O’Keefe What?     American Painter Where?   Born Sun Prairie, Wisconsin (1887),  died Santa Fe New Mexico (1986) Why?       Women artist have always inspired me.  As an art history minorContinue reading “Week 5: Georgia O’Keefe”

Week 4: Ingrid Hannan

52  Faces Project A sketch in my Moleskine planner of an inspiring face , once a week, every week, in 2016. Who? Ingrid Hannan What? Friend, urban farmer at Urban Eden Farm, creative soul,  outdoor-lover, world traveler, and incredible community member.

Week 3: Martin Luther King, Jr.

52  Faces Project A sketch in my Moleskine planner of an inspiring face , once a week, every week, in 2016. This past Monday was a celebration of the life of this man, so it seemed appropriate to highlight MLK as my week 3 Inspiring Faces sketch. Who? Martin Luther King, Jr. What? Civil Rights Activist,Continue reading “Week 3: Martin Luther King, Jr.”