I’ve been trying to practice layering with ink pencils, and also mixing media more often.

Be Brave

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Not my best work with markers–this is definitely a first pass at this scene, but you get the general idea. This is Zare telling Nadine about her adventures.

Zinnias in the air

I was on a plane a couple weeks ago…but I had my watercolor crayons, my water brushes, and my markers. And hours to redeem. I actually got sleepy before I was able to finish the purple zinnia with the red center…but I’ll come back to it! Bajillions of little petals are just what the doctor…

ink sketches

Just messing around in a meeting. Sketching helps me pay attention and stay engaged. Plus, good practice.

On the banks of the Bandui River

I have got to come up with a better way to do large swathes of black. But I had a picture in my head, and a sharpie in my hand. Can you guess where we’re headed in this story?


This is Hook, rendered in ink and ink pencil. Every now and then I indulge and throw myself into drawing a horse. Alright, fine, perhaps it happens often. In my mind, he is somewhere between a Lusitano and an Arabian in build and carriage.

Fang and Seyba’s wagon

I’m learning that wagons are extremely hard to draw–straight lines and boxes aren’t my strong suit. Though, the hardest part is the wheel. I have an embarrassingly hard time drawing wheels. I must find them boring, and therefore feel no motivation to practice so it isn’t a monster fight every time I try to draw a…

circus concept art

Before I realized that large tents are unwieldy for medieval/Renaissance transportation, her flaming ring of fire was just suspended with nearly invisible cables. Cirque du Solei would have been proud.

The glass tree concept

There is an astonishing lack of glass trees on the internet. I can see a resplendent work of green glass in my minds eye, but I can’t quite translate it to paper. That’s what words are for, I guess.