i drew 31 things!

wow! that was super fun! from January 1-31 i (along with thousands of others) participated in the Daily Drawing Challenge of Lisa Congdon’s 31 Things to Draw workshop, which was a fantastic way to start off a New Year! each day a new segment was released, in which Lisa showed us several ways to draw […]

get out your sketchbook!

you guys! i could not be more excited about the newest work-along happening NOW* on Creativebug: Sketchbook Explorations with Lisa Congdon. i’m sure you know who Lisa is; she’s such a prolific + inspiring illustrator and teacher. i love her bright, clear, colorful and bold graphic style, and especially at this time of year we […]

paper doll

when i moved up to the Hudson Valley from NYC in 2009, i knew exactly 2 people who lived up here, and wondered how i’d ever make new friends since my plan was to become a complete hermit. i also wondered if i’d ever be able to find *my* kind of people… makers, artists, oddballs… […]


i have become quite a fan of the hudson valley seed library. (it also just so happens that i’m now practically their neighbor.) i mean, just LOOK AT THOSE PACKAGES! their seed packs are the loveliest i’ve ever seen, because they feature art by local artists. currently they are holding their annual call for entries […]

lovely and amazing

last weekend when i was in the city for my monthly teaching gigs, i got lucky with my timing and was able to catch the opening of love-lies-green, curated by my friend hanna. she used to have a super-cool and crafty gallery in the east village called little cakes, (here are some pics from a […]

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