4 Ways to Find Your Art Style

Artists hear all the time the advice that you need to find “YOUR STYLE” as if it’s this thing playing hide-n-seek with you. That if you turn over enough rocks you’ll find it hiding beneath. This thinking messed with my head for so many years. It’s something that my son and I were discussing theContinue reading “4 Ways to Find Your Art Style”

Preserve PDF hyperlinks in PowerPoint on MAC computer

When creating my digital planner I did all the layout and design work in Canva and then had Canva transfer the file to Powerpoint. From there I added the many hyperlinks in PowerPoint to make the planner easy and smooth to navigate. But I ran into a problem with my PDF losing the hyperlinks whenContinue reading “Preserve PDF hyperlinks in PowerPoint on MAC computer”

2022 Digital Planner

For all my digital planner lovers…I’ve designed a digital planner just for you. I used my popular to-do list planner as the model making it the perfect design for those that get overwhelmed by complicated digital planners, those that prefer a checklist-style planner, and those who just need to keep things simple and easy. IContinue reading “2022 Digital Planner”

Access Capture Shapes in Fresco

Got Adobe Capture and Fresco? You can access your shapes made with Adobe Capture in Adobe Fresco! Here’s how: -Under the Shape tool, find the folder titled “my library” -Select a shape from the folder and it will appear grayed out on your canvas -Resize and position the shape as desired -Select a color fromContinue reading “Access Capture Shapes in Fresco”

Handmade Paint Palettes with Air-Dry Clay

Growing up I had many in my family who were clay/tile artists, but sadly that talent I do not count as one of my own. It’s something I would love to learn and get better at, but in the meantime, I had fun playing with Air-Dry Clay and making some fun paint palettes of myContinue reading “Handmade Paint Palettes with Air-Dry Clay”

Create a Capture Shape With Your Own Artowrk

Adobe Capture allows you to create Shapes, Patterns, and Brushes with pictures and your own artwork. You can take a photo of a sketch or a completed art piece and import it into Capture to create a shape that can be used in different ways. One of my favorite ways is to use these shapesContinue reading “Create a Capture Shape With Your Own Artowrk”

New Class: Floral Illustration with Fresco Shape Tool

I don’t normally launch classes this close together, but my digital illustration students have been clamoring for more Adobe Fresco classes, so I stepped up my filming schedule. This new class is all about Fresco’s new Shape tool and how you can easily create shapes in Adobe Capture to use seamlessly with Fresco. I’ll walkContinue reading “New Class: Floral Illustration with Fresco Shape Tool”

New Class: Expressive Florals

I’m so excited to announce the launch of my new art class Expressive Florals. It’s live on Skillshare!! In this class, we’ll be using thinned acrylic paint to create an expressive, almost watercolor-styled, floral. With Expressive Florals we aren’t trying to create a photo-realistic flower, instead, it’s about creating florals that are sketchy and fluid…andContinue reading “New Class: Expressive Florals”

Expressive Florals on Vintage Paper

Vintage books are one of my love languages. I love the way they look lined on the shelf. The way they smell and how they feel in my hands. I especially love the old books that are tattered and falling apart. They make you slow down and gently open their pages. There is something amazingContinue reading “Expressive Florals on Vintage Paper”