Gourds and Kings

I am on vacation and am relaxing a little. But to prepare for a new season of art and studying, I am also taking some online drawing classes. You can always learn something new. I also found a gourd that we had in our guest room. My parents grew it last summer and dried it, … Continue reading Gourds and Kings

Busy in Berlin!

My spring break is almost over. But I still have a few weeks before classes start, so I figured: Why not go to Berlin! (Actually I am helping out with our school's information booth at a conference, so it's a school-related outing) I got here on Wednesday, and will stay until tomorrow. So far it's … Continue reading Busy in Berlin!

Meeting other Artists!

Today I went to a critique group for children's book authors/illustrators in Stuttgart for the first time. I had connected to them via facebook and was excited for the day ahead. I had bought the train ticket, made sure I was at the station early and that I had everything ready. But things don't go … Continue reading Meeting other Artists!

A New Graphic Tablet: Tool or Toy…

I got a new Grapfic Tablet as a late Christmas present, and just set it up yesterday! It's a Wacom Cintiq 22 HD, huge, and amazing! Even if these tablets are quite pricy (My parents graciously paid half of the price, I pay the rest), I can say it's worth the money. Before this tablet … Continue reading A New Graphic Tablet: Tool or Toy…