Blog Stories

How has Your Outlook Changed Over the Last Year?

I have spent a lot of time working on personal outlook, my attitude, and being more intentional over the last year. Some of my negative behaviors and judgmental tendencies put up a fight, but I have persevered in rooting them out. The result is a feeling of clarity, newfound inspiration and commitment to my creative … Continue reading How has Your Outlook Changed Over the Last Year?

Self-Evaluation and Accountability Pt.2

Working on concepts for clients in the garden.Photo by Jay Byrd The last year and a half have been challenging for most of us. Some of us have found ourselves in the devastating position of losing friends over ideological differences and the strain of coping with turmoil in our communities. People are turning on one … Continue reading Self-Evaluation and Accountability Pt.2

Self-Evaluation and Accountability….

are crucial to authenticity and intellectual integrity, but in the ever-polished world of the internet and social media, they are difficult to achieve consistently. There are so many demands on an artist to present a perfectly staged studio space and curated art posts. All the influencers have podcasts and marketing teams – shouldn't you? Have … Continue reading Self-Evaluation and Accountability….

New Series Preview: Danielle

I'm currently working on a tavern style sign to promote my public studio as well as inventory for an upcoming open house. I hope to have another completed commission to share with you next weekend.Until then, here's a preview of my photo shoot with Danielle yesterday. In addition to the fight promotion photos I'm sharing … Continue reading New Series Preview: Danielle

August 2021 Patreon Subscriptions

Handmade greeting and post cards shipped out to my Patreon subscribers in Georgia and Kentucky this morning. August is a landmark month for me in my subscription history because I was able to complete my orders and ship them out before the first of the month.With all of the submission deadlines and new opportunities popping … Continue reading August 2021 Patreon Subscriptions