New podcasts are coming, and a look at a few recent cards.
Exploring cards with collage and white paint.
Knowing when to stop has everything to do with knowing your own voice and sense of style.
Finishing A Spool of Blue Thread, and what marks “must” be done on a ticker tape of the day to make you feel the day was a success or well spent?
A late-night finger puppet drawing takes on meaning.
Home again and making sure ICAD stays on track.
Another birthday has come and gone. It was a good day. I believe you have to craft and make days to be what you want them to be. I believe this for myself, and it is advice I give
Thoughts on writing bios and introductions, the big question, “Am I still creative,” a bio 4 ways prompt, and a book of craft activities for kids.
ICAD 2016, a spin on the “Typewriter” prompt. I have been sketching in pencil and leaving the messy undersketching for ICAD. I like the texture of it in the context of the cards. This card was created while I am away
Taking the plunge and sharing work… not easy but sometimes important.
Keeping up with ICAD, thoughts on the process, and where I am 10 days in…
A poetry refresher, “Where I’m From” poems, and an inspiring book on mapmaking.
A raven on the street, thoughts on morning processes and late-night drawings, managing your creative time and routine. Plus, a guest visit from Tammy of Daisy Yellow about doing the Index-Card-a-Day (ICAD) challenge.
Preparations for ICAD, to use color or not to use color, thinking through the stuffed animal theme, and two storybooks about artists.
One-sentence journal, one-staple collage (a la Daisy Yellow), school dropoff/pickup conversations, inspiring podcasts, and more.
Dive into the world of the Midori Traveler’s Notebook (MTN) system–the ultimate, flexible system for people who love notebooks.
I hope everyone who follows the CMP also participates in ICAD. I am going to focus a good bit of energy on ICAD this year, and I hope you join me! The challenge formally starts June 1. Learn more about what I do, how I approach it, and how to jump in…
A trip down memory lane, our own ability to narrate our pasts, and a book of teddy bear photos.
High school art show, drawing from life, and two book reviews: Art Lab for Kids and Journal It!
A random comment about my journals leads to a philosophical quandry. Does it matter?