Procreate

Please know that I am foolish in so many ways, and that I do not expect people to "approve" of things I share my opinion about. So many artists I know get very excited when they start using digital programs to create, and tend to overshare their process (again, my opinion only). I see incredibly … Continue reading Procreate

Pallo

So, it's time to introduce Pallo, officially. Since I've been making little practice animations with her, I feel like it needs to happen to start building context. Pallo is a character I created, inspired by two little girls - twins - I used to take care of in my nanny days. We were together since … Continue reading Pallo

Characters of Lodila Valley

Lodila Valley is nestled in the center of the Land of Lo, and is home to many creatures. Here are some profiles for some of them. Each of them have developed into much more complex characters as my writing continues, but here are the basics! Characters and short bios

Art

I am realizing that, while this blog is titled, "The Art of...", I have yet to really share any. So, without further adieu, my first share is the Cybele. In this piece, this extraordinary creature is giving consul to a traveler from another realm. What's a Cybele, you ask? Cybele (si-bill-ee), named for an Anatolian … Continue reading Art

Boris

I know I promised to start writing about my more recent stories, but my free-range pet spider, Boris, is getting so big...I just wanted to acknowledge it. How long do spiders live, anyway? I first discovered him when he was still all white, and smaller than a quarter, building his home in my desk lamp … Continue reading Boris