MMM...Monsters! is all hand-drawn, either on paper with pencil, or using my Wacom tablet on my computer. I first sketched out thumbnails, quick miniature drawings, that helped me capture the gesture, or feeling, I was looking for on each page. These are purposely messy; it is a lot easier to scribble things out, move things around, and not feel bad about erasing things at this stage. After I am happy with the layout, I set up my thumbnail sketch onto the proper size digital c
On July 20th, 2016 my daughter Echo was born. Now everything is different, including the drive I have to create. I want to show her how she can create her own world with art, and that it can be one of the greatest tools to exploring, pushing personal boundaries, coping with the hard stuff, and making lives more colorful!
When I had the idea for MMM...Monsters, a series of STEAM/STEM activity books, I hoped one day to share them with my kid. Now that she's here, I cannot wai
Designer Con (D*Con) 2015 was amazing. I was lucky to share booth #931 with the talented and super sweet Hicahu! (Scope her out @hicahu5 on instagram) Doing D*Con as an attendee is like a kid-in-a-candy-store trip, but doing it as an artist/booth was super insane. The other vendors were like family, everyone was totally into what everyone else was creating - if I could bottle the comradery, passion, and creative spirit in that room! This was not the first time I've shown my w