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Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

Hey everyone! There is only 2 days until Christmas! Wow…where has the time gone! The holidays are definitely different this year without seeing loved ones and carrying out family traditions. We have managed to try to keep some traditions alive this season. We are making ginger bread houses, baking and decorating cookies. It’s always fun seeing the boys in decorating cookies each year and how cool their cookies turn out. Definitely my favorite past time. Here is a quick little doodle that I did this past week while being in the Christmas spirit. I did the lettering in Procreate. The best part about doing digital lettering is being able to fix my mistakes. I hope everyone is staying happy and healthy in these strange times. Enjoy!

Peace On Earth Dove

Hey everyone! I hope everyone is doing well. I can’t believe there is only 2 weeks until Christmas. Where has the time gone? I think I have all my Christmas shopping wrapped up….thank goodness! Now I just need to focus on activities that will keep my kids busy during their Christmas break in a week. I plan on decorating cookies, building a gingerbread house, reading new books and some other activities. It’s so hard to keep the entertained without being in front of their iPads. Does anyone else struggle with this? I been trying to create breaks in all the Christmas cheer and orders to create new art. I created this cute little gem the other night and am really pleased with how it turned out. I drew it using Procreate and have been trying to practice lettering digitally.  I can’t wait to see it on products in my shops. Enjoy!

White Doodle Pumpkin

Hi everyone! Here is a piece that I drew quite a while a go, but was waiting until closer to Thanksgiving to post it. I felt it would just fit into this week perfectly. I can’t believe there are only a couple days until Thanksgiving. I feel like November has just flown by. I can’t wait until next year so hopefully we can be more social during the holidays. I hope everyone has a socially distanced, safe and happy Thanksgiving this year. I drew this digitally using Procreate. I played around with one of the watercolor brushes and thought it would be cool to see white on a plaid background. I really like the end result. I am hoping to have this in my shops soon!

Autumn Leaf Doodle

Hey everyone! Here is a quick little doodle that I created over the past weekend. You can definitely tell that I have leaves on the brain! It has felt like a never ending battle these past few weeks of picking up leaves. This is weekend #3 of cleaning up our yard. I’m hoping it will be the last since most of the trees around us are pretty bare now. I love fall, but this is probably one of my least favorite things to do. Anyone feel the same way? I’m sure I’m not the only one. Other than that, I feel this doodle totally captures the mood and colors of fall. I just put this doodle leaf pattern on my shops on prints and products.

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Navy Leaf Kaleidoscope

Hey all! Fall is in full swing here in KC. We spent a good portion of our weekend enjoying how nice it is and raking up all of the leaves. The temps have been abnormally high in the 70’s but that is not stopping all the trees from dumping their leaves on our lawn. The boys had a lot of fun raking the leaves into piles and jumping in them. Izzy our dog even had fun with the leaf piles. This is a really cool leaf kaleidoscope pattern that I created recently. What started out as a random doodle turned into a really cool pattern. I am really enjoying this color combination and how it screams fall. I just put this up in my Society6 and Redbubble shops on prints and products. Enjoy!

Halloween Pumpkin Bouquet

Hey everyone! I can’t believe Halloween is approaching so quickly. It feels like the October just started. To get into the spirit, I sketched out this cute drawing one morning. I decided to use watercolor to paint it in, since that is my favorite painting medium. I really like the depth of colors it gives yet always gives a unique feel to every painting. Let the countdown begin! 3 weeks until Halloween!

Happy Pumpkin Spice Season

Hey everyone! What is the first thing you think of when fall arrives? Pumpkin spice everything, of course! That is one of the things that I look forward during Fall. I’m not a huge coffee drinker but I do love pumpkin flavored desserts. Every Thanksgiving, I make a pumpkin spice cake with cream cheese frosting. I look forward to it every year! Even my brother, the pastry chef, requests me to make it. So I thought I would celebrate this wonderful flavor season with a drawing. I wanted to keep it pretty simple and classic. I think this would look great as wall art and home decor. I will definitely have to add it to my shops!

Fall Pumpkin and Flowers

Hey everyone! The fall weather is in full force this week in Kansas City. And I’m loving it! Here is a drawing that I worked on this past week using Procreate. I discovered a couple of new watercolor brushes and decided to play around with them. To be honest, I haven’t really liked any of the watercolor brushes on the program. I just don’t like the effect that make and doesn’t appear realistic. These new brushes are definitely closer to the effect that I’m wanting to achieve. I was really pleased with the overall look! I will definitely incorporate them into my future drawings. Enjoy!

Hello Autumn

Guess what everyone…..It’s officially Fall! No more wishing it was finally here. I’m ready to eat and drink everything apple and pumpkin related. Plus, I’m anxiously awaiting some cooler temps so I can wear my boots and sweaters. This weekend it will be in the 80’s in KC. Hopefully after this weekend we can finally get rid of these summer temps and just enjoy some cool, crisp weather. I think my new pup Izzy is looking forward to the cooler temps also. She is always hot and likes to lay on our air conditioner vents. So we are looking forward to some fall walks. Here is a piece that I drew digitally in my Procreate app. I wanted to make a silhouette of a leaf to house the phrase “Hello Autumn”. Plus, I included some doodles of fall related items to fill in the voids. I love the end result! Enjoy!

Ready For Fall

Hey everyone! The weather is finally cooling off in Kansas City and it feels amazing. It is so much more enjoyable to be outside. And since we got Izzy, we have been outside a lot more. Fall is my favorite season and I look forward to it every year. I can’t wait to wear sweaters with boots, pick out pumpkins, drink warm apple cider and light fall scented candles. I’m not exaggerating, it truly is my favorite.  I drew this digitally the minute there was just a slight crisp in the air. The font is my own handwriting and I love how it turned out. I’m so ready for fall….is anyone else?