Collaborations & News

Feature in Flow Magazine Issue 20

I’m so excited to announce my recent interview in one of my favorite publications, Flow Magazine! If you aren’t familiar with Flow this magazine it is a fantastic resource for creative types that promotes the importance of having a creative, healthy mindset, fostering and developing your creativity through the inner world, support for the ebbs and flows […]

Wedding Suite for Mixbook

I am extremely excited to announce my wedding suite designs, Forever Flowers, with Mixbook. I was inspired by the tropical trend and thought my invite design would be great for destination weddings or anyone who loves vibrant flowers. I’ve personally love their customizable product line of home decor and photo products. In my Forever Flowers […]

Editorial Illustration: CA Lottery

I had the pleasure of working on a super-fun project for the CA Lottery. I created illustrations for the lottery that depicted Los Angeles, Sacramento and San Francisco/Oakland landmarks. I was approached as they were interested in working with a California artist to create illustrations that celebrate these cities and showcase major landmarks and those that have […]

Speaking at Alt Summit

Woo-hoo! I am heading to Alt Summit at the end of the month. This will be my 4th time attending this conference for creative bloggers and I am even more excited to be speaking this time. See 2013 and 2014 recaps here. Here is a photo of me at my talk from the 2014 conference (photo by Justin Hackworth). […]

The importance of BRANDING for an art licensing trade show

I have exhibited at Surtex three times – twice with a collective in 2013 and 2014 and once by myself. Both are very different experiences and both rewarding in their own way. When I did my first show I was wide-eyed and embarking on the unknown. I had no expectations and no idea if I […]

A Webinar for art licensing tradeshow exhibitors

On Monday, December 12th at 11am PST (2pm EST). Dariana of Dari Design Studio and I will be holding a FREE, live webinar for those exhibiting at an Art Licensing trade show or thinking about doing it. We will be covering: Must do exercises to do prior to setting up your marketing plan and booth […]

Interview on

Natalie Williamson of recently interviewed me as a guest on her Folio Focus portfolio challenge. For 10 weeks participants receive a theme to design for and prompts, tools and interviews to help them create the art and stay motivated. It is a fantastic community of surface pattern lovers and the work week to week […]

They Draw and Cook

They Draw and Cook is a fabulous website that features illustrated recipes and food-related illustrations. Every day you will find lots of yummy recipes that have been imagined in the most creative ways. This week you can see my fall-inspired “No Churn Pumpkin Ice Cream” recipe illustration in the top “Pumpkin Party” feature section. I am […]

Personal Development talks with Kathy Weller

As you may know it is really important to me to connect with other artists and encourage them to “follow their bliss”. I love coaching and providing encouragement to artists since I know first hand that being an artist is terribly vulnerable and it brings up a lot of our fears and limiting beliefs. I am an […]