My Illustration Adventures For 2016 have been planned. Since I retired from teaching art in inner city schools in 2011, I have been working on my art and learning about illustration and writing children’s books. Although I have a lot of education in fine art, I had no training in illustration and picture books for […]
Do It Yourself Halloween Costumes For Ki...
Yikes! Less than two weeks until Halloween, how about some do it yourself Halloween costumes for kids? Although most any large retail store sells pre-made Halloween costumes, but it is always more fun and less expensive to make them yourself. The idea is to be creative, use materials that are available, and not spend a lot […]
Halloween Cyber Party 2014
These are some of the activities and blog posts and illustrations from last years Halloween Cyber Party 2014. Please contact me by leaving a comment on the form below for information. Halloween Cyber Party 2014 Free Halloween Apps to celebrate the day Last Minute Halloween Memories pictures and a video on my blog […]
Scholly App – Helping Students Find Scho
Usually I blog about apps,books and crafts for young children, but I feel compelled to share the information I have learned about Scholly App for helping students find scholarships. Being a faithful fan of the TV show, Shark Tank, I saw one of the founders pitch his app to the investors on Shark Tank. A […]
Dream and Passion
It is February and what a perfect month to discuss dream and passion. Although many people think about romantic love during February, dreams and passions may be a more complex topic. Over the last few months it is a topic of thought that keeps returning to me. Although romantic love is the ideal, life […]
Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, C...
[storepage page=’details’ cid=’877017′] Thanksgiving is over and as we all relish the memories of all the yummy food, we now enter the shopping weekend of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and then Cyber Monday. These three days represent not only retail businesses big and small with tremendous discounts on Friday, but Saturday, November 29 […]
The Visualization Process
Recently I participated in a festival locally and I started to think about the process of visualization and how it can have such a profound effect on our lives long-term. This was not a new thought process for me, maybe because as an artist I tend to picture things visually. I also realized the […]
Doodle Day’s First Anniversary
These are some of my more current illustrations for the Doodle Day prompts. Last week marked Doodle Day’s first anniversary. What is Doodle Day you might be thinking ? It is a group page on FaceBook for doodlers, people who like to draw. Some are illustrators, writers, teachers, and children of all ages. The […]
Southern Breeze Illustrators Sketchbook ...
On March 9, 2013, we had our second Sketchbook event for Southern Breeze, SCBWI illustrators to the historic Fox Theatre in downtown Atlanta, Ga. Being a native of Atlanta ,I have many memories of going there as a child. It has always been a place of wonder and magic to me and I have enjoyed sharing it […]
Be Creative – The New Year And New Goals
Happy New Year! A full year has now come and gone. It seems with each year older I become the quicker time goes by. How does that happen? As the year ended I began thinking about 2012 and what I had accomplished. I think it is good to review the goals that were set […]