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  I’m embarking on a holiday campaign called “get myself in front of all my dream clients.” With this campaign, I’ve been working on overhauling my website with the #1 rule in mind that I read in every “how to be an illustrator” book. The rule is to lead with the work that you want […]

I never have been quite sure about who I’m talking to when I put my work out into the world. But I started thinking about the kind of blogs that I like to read and what was missing from them. I love following “lifestyle” bloggers and influencers. I feel inspired by their well-curated lives and […]

My New Office!

Nov 13, 2018

My big announcement that I teased on Instagram this week is that I finally have my own office! I signed a lease last week on a 3rd-floor, 2-room office in the Mt. Vernon neighborhood of Baltimore City. It’s in a renovated historic mansion that I’m a little worried might be haunted… but it’s beautiful and […]

Last week, I was walking around Orlando, Florida, with a magic wand. Obviously, I was in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios, so this was perfectly normal behavior. We took a quick long weekend with the fam to see the new Avatar rides at Disney and, of course, get our fill of […]

Not sure if you’ve noticed, but this website is brand spanking new. I’m excited to start with a clean slate, on a new platform, in my new little corner of the internet. Originally, my blog and portfolio were hosted and built on Squarespace, which was perfectly adequate. More than adequate, actually, but I wanted more […]

So you probably haven’t noticed since I have like 3 blog readers, but I’ve been MIA lately – from my blog, from my Instagram, from my creative outlets. I keep feeling lately like all I have time for is my paying work, which is frustrating since the whole reason I started out on this journey […]

It’s only been 4 months, but I’ve learned five things that might have been nice to know 4 months ago.

Five things that I loved last month, including my go-to coffee brand at the moment and my brand new sneaks.

TBH, it’s like 50% Jeff Bridges smoking, drinking, and spewing wisdom, which I could listen to all day.

I spend countless hours on my iPad everyday, which is probably making me blind, but here are my favorite apps so far…