Archive for the 'sketchbook' Category

christmas cheers!

Thursday, December 25th, 2014

let’s review: jane, the fox & me

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

Lovely pictures to complement a lonely, lovely story. This is a beautiful gem of a graphic novel-storybook, translated in perfect pitch and drawn tenderly to the touch with erased-out grayscale illustrations paired with pops of meaningful color: a thoughtful friendship of word + visual.     A few favourite illustrations:           [...]

grace, an ocean

Monday, July 29th, 2013

morning gratitude:

SPB 2013: paper vacation

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

The Sketchbook Project: “It’s like a road trip, but with sketchbooks.” This initiative is just one of the light bulbs floating above the brilliant minds of Art House Co-Op and Brooklyn Art Library. Sign up, get a sketchbook, fill it up, send it back, see it off, share it with the world. And then be inspired [...]

merry & bright

Tuesday, December 25th, 2012

nanowin!

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

After a long month of “replacing my normal life with word docs, thesaurus apps, inner dialogue, pinterest boards created for fictional people, and more coffee consumption than usual,” I finally earned my nano badge! 30 days, 50,000 words, hundreds of pages, thousands of notes, two macbooks, lots of lattes, two labyrinths (one metaphorical), one jungle [...]

a cotton anniversary

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

Two years ago, I married my bff Joel. : ) For our first “paper” anniversary last year, I made this catalog of love, which kept a bit of the literary flair we threaded into our wedding. This year, I echoed this theme again, although I didn’t set out to intentionally. I just happened to come [...]

sketchbook in the cloud

Sunday, June 3rd, 2012

The other week I got a text from my friend Emily in LA, who sent proof that she had found my Sketchbook Project sketchbook while the exhibit was on its Cali tour! Once again, I just love the concept of sharing art across the globe! Pretty neat stuff. And now, my sketchbook has at last [...]

the sketchbook project

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

“It’s like a concert tour, but with sketchbooks.” Art House Co-Op & Brooklyn Art Library came up with an idea called The Sketchbook Project, in which thousands of blank sketchbooks are sent out to willing participants who fill those sketchbooks (under the umbrella of a chosen theme), and then send the sketchbook back out into [...]

holiday card, sent with e-love.

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011