Be A Tree

More than ever before, I find myself wanting to be like the trees I am drawing. They stand tall, firmly rooted no matter the ever-changing weather, bending however needed to the passing winds and storms, yet always growing, even blooming, despite their losses. Yes. I’d like to be a tree. But my inner life belies … Continue reading Be A Tree


I've been enjoying my Sheaffer Calligraphy Pen lately. It's nice to have one simple tool that combines line with wash. The only other thing you need with the pen is a water brush. I got a set of these calligraphy pens when I was a young girl (age 9 or 10 maybe?) and these are … Continue reading Simplicity

Just Draw…and Live!

I read Voscamp quoting Luther: "If you want to change the world, pick up your pen." I'm not sure about changing the world, but it certainly changes me to pick up my pen and draw.  I doubt this is what Martin Luther meant.  Writing is what he meant by picking up your pen.  But I … Continue reading Just Draw…and Live!