CREATED TO CREATE: Creative Living is for Everyone

  One of my favorite pieces of literature, and currently my favorite passage of the bible is the creation account in Genesis 1. It is a poem passed down for thousands of years about how God created the world and then created humans–in God’s image. And being made in God’s image we were created to beContinue reading “CREATED TO CREATE: Creative Living is for Everyone”

My “Big Magic” Story

“Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear.” What a great book! At least I thought so, and so did thousands of other people. I understand it’s not for everyone, but I felt so inspired I wanted to share some of the best things I got out of this book. This is both for your enjoyment andContinue reading “My “Big Magic” Story”

THE PROCESS: Drawing Keep Watch Sam

  Above you can see the difference between some of my initial proto-type drawings and the final marker drafts. Notice that all of the illustrations are done in “Landscape”. When it came  time to publish, printing was better value in “Portrait,” therefore all of the illustrations were either cropped or turned into two page spreads.Continue reading “THE PROCESS: Drawing Keep Watch Sam”

VOCATION BEYOND THE HOME

In all the craziness of moving to Chicago six years ago, getting married, and having a kid–my vocation seem to get lost. I tried to hold on to what I thought I was called to do (that is start a church), but it just didn’t seem to mesh with having a baby. My identity asContinue reading “VOCATION BEYOND THE HOME”