Commission image for Exhausted Pigeon
When I was a teen, I found this book in the center aisle of a grocery store when shopping with my mom. Reading through it made me cry (I loved chickens and kept pet hens) as I sympathized for Dora who watched all the other animals with their babies before returning to her boring eggs…Continue reading “Influence: Dora’s Eggs”
Quotes from Ian McCaig
One of my all time, hands down, favorite resources for learning digital art. Simple, elegant solution. And you get to name the amount you want to pay for it, including free. How can you beat that?
Prose Fiction: child of poetry and journalism
I haven’t gotten ahead at all in planning or prepping anything for Learnuary, so let me just share a few videos that have struck a chord with me lately, concerning learning to draw and improving at it. Sycra has a whole series of videos called “What I Wish I Knew About” which is wonderful becauseContinue reading “Feel the Learn 2021”
The summer of 2020 was supposed to have allowed us more time to create and work on things. But like so many, I felt like I was mostly walking around in a fugue. Our household activities contracted into a bubble of a few contacts, but remained fairly active and in need of our parental involvement.Continue reading “Living”
I want to share one little epiphany from this manual called Creating Short Fiction by Damon Knight. It’s about you and Fred.
Commission: Darth Serus
Learnuary 2020: How to Cultivate a Wise Reader (advice I gleaned from Orson Scott Card’s book)